Top News: #Diabetes

Here are the top read news for #diabetes:


 

After the blood sugar check, it may be time for a diabetes medicine whose price has jumped.High Cost Of Diabetes Drugs Often Goes Overlooked:

When it comes to treating chronic conditions, diabetes drugs aren’t nearly as sexy as say, Sovaldi, last year’s breakthrough hepatitis C drug that offers a cure for the chronic liver infection at a price approaching six figures. Read more


 

Acetaminophen Falsely Raises Glucose Sensor Readings by Wide Margin:

Acetaminophen falsely elevates continuous glucose monitor (CGM) readings by a large margin, according to a new report that quantifies and raises cautions about the phenomenon as the devices are used increasingly by patients. Read More


Liraglutide’s Weight Effect Confirmed in T2D Patients:

Liraglutide, a drug marketed as Victoza for diabetes and recently approved for weight-loss under the brand name Saxenda, helped overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes lose weight, researchers reported in the August 18 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Read more


Diabetes drug may protect against heart attack, stroke:

or the first time, there’s evidence that a diabetes medication, Jardiance, reduces risk of the complications that are the top killer of diabetics: heart attacls. strokes and other cardiovascular damage. Read more

 


Long-term use of insulin pump reduces fatal coronary heart disease, CVD, all-cause mortality.Insulin Pump Linked to Reduced Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes:

For individuals with type 1 diabetes, long-term use of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (insulin pump therapy) is associated with reduced cardiovascular and all-cause mortality, according to a study published online in The BMJRead more

 

 


 

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