Weekly insulin helps patients with type 2 diabetes achieve similar blood sugar control to daily insulin

A new once-weekly basal insulin injection demonstrated similar efficacy and safety and a lower rate of low blood sugar episodes compared with a daily basal insulin, according to a phase 2 clinical trial. The study results, which will be presented at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, compared an investigational drug called basal insulin Fc (BIF) with insulin degludec, a commercially available long-lasting daily insulin, in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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Characteristics, mortality associated with diabetic ketoacidosis among us patients hospitalized with,without COVID-19

What The Study Did: Researchers analyzed individual-level inpatient data from multiple U.S. hospital to further describe patients with diabetic ketoacidosis

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How to choose low glycaemic index (GI) foods? A GI “glossary” of Asian foods released

Singapore research team’s comprehensive study provides the glycaemic index values for a variety of foods that are consumed in non-Western countries, such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Middle East and more.

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Study Estimates Two-Thirds of COVID-19 Hospitalizations Due to Four Conditions

A new study estimates 64% of adult COVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. may have been prevented if there were less obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and heart failure. The model suggests notable differences by age and race/ethnicity in COVID-19 hospitalizations related to these conditions.

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Diabetes patients use of mobile health app found to improve health outcomes, lower medical costs

Emerging smart mobile health (or mHealth) technologies are changing the way patients track information related to diagnosed conditions. A new

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