News tagged with hemoglobin a1c

Lixisenatide non-inferior to exenatide for diabetes

(HealthDay)—In adults with type 2 diabetes not adequately controlled with metformin, lixisenatide once daily offers diabetes control similar to that of exenatide twice daily, with some added benefits, according ...

Jun 07, 2013
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FDA approves A1c test for diabetes diagnosis

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just cleared a hemoglobin A1c assay to be marketed for the diagnosis of diabetes, according to a May 24 press release issued by the agency.

May 29, 2013
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Diabetes, hypertension prevalent with spinal stenosis

(HealthDay)—Nonelderly, older adults with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) have a higher prevalence of diabetes and hypertension than those without stenosis, according to a study published in the April 20 issue ...

May 07, 2013
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Diabetes self-care improves slowly, US report finds

(HealthDay)— More Americans are meeting diabetes care goals, but nearly half still aren't achieving major targets for controlling blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol, government health officials ...

Apr 24, 2013
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Diabetes care for African-Americans can be improved

(HealthDay)—For African-Americans with type 2 diabetes, health care-promoted interventions targeting patients, the health care system, or both, can improve the quality of care, according to a review and ...

Apr 01, 2013
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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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