News tagged with diabetes control

Self-monitoring of blood glucose protocol cuts hs-CRP

(HealthDay)—Among patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, a structured self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) protocol correlates with reductions in the level of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Quality of care measures improve performance

Public reporting of how physicians and hospitals perform in quality of care measures leads to improved care for patients. A collaborative team of researchers led by Geoffrey C. Lamb, M.D., professor of internal medicine at ...

Mar 04, 2013
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Patients with diabetes at no greater risk for infection

Patients with diabetes were no more likely to suffer infection, deep vein thrombosis (a deep vein blood clot) or other complications following total knee replacement (TKR) than patients without diabetes, according to new ...

Feb 27, 2013
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High hsCRP may up risk of macular edema in T1DM

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus, elevated levels of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) are associated with an increased risk of clinically significant macular edema (CSME) ...

Feb 08, 2013
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