Diabetes

Two regimens fail to stop declines in β-cell function

(HealthDay)—Neither glargine followed by metformin nor metformin alone halts the progressive deterioration of β-cell function in youth with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) or recently-diagnosed type 2 diabetes, according ...

Diabetes

Insulin glargine 300 safe, effective in seniors with T2DM

(HealthDay)—For older adults, insulin glargine 300 units/mL (Gla-300) is safe and as effective as Gla-100, with a similarly low or lower risk of symptomatic hypoglycemia, according to a study published online June 12 in ...

Diabetes

ADA: degludec noninferior for cardiovascular events in T2DM

(HealthDay)—Among high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes, degludec is noninferior to glargine in terms of the incidence of cardiovascular events, according to a study published online June 12 in the New England Journal ...

Diabetes

Case report describes insulin autoimmune syndrome

(HealthDay)—In a case report published online May 1 in Diabetes Care, resolution of hypoglycemia and cardiovascular dysfunction after rituximab treatment of insulin autoimmune syndrome is described.

Diabetes

Insulin glargine 300 U/mL beats glargine 100 U/mL in T1DM

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 1 diabetes, receipt of insulin glargine 300 U/mL (Gla-300) is associated with better glucose control than glargine 100 U/mL (Gla-100), regardless of injection time, according to a study ...

Diabetes

Exenatide twice daily deemed efficacious across BMI ranges

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes, exenatide twice daily added to insulin glargine is efficacious across body mass index (BMI) ranges, according to a study published online March 29 in Diabetes, Obesity and ...

Diabetes

Basal insulin peglispro beats glargine for glycemic control

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes, basal insulin peglispro (BIL) provides better glycemic control than insulin glargine, with increased triglycerides, aminotransferases, and liver fat content, according to a ...

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