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New European blood pressure targets for diabetes may put patients at risk

August 24, 2016

Recently raised systolic blood pressure targets for people with diabetes may put them at elevated risk for stroke and myocardial infarction, study data show.

In February 2015, the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare raised the systolic BP targets from below 130 mm Hg to below 140 mm Hg for patients with diabetes, according to a press release.

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Eight additional cancer types associated with excess body fatness

August 24, 2016
The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer working group identified an additional eight types of cancer associated with excess body fatness, including…
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Tight glycemic control benefits questionable for microvascular, macrovascular complications

August 24, 2016
Tight glycemic control confers no substantial benefit on the risk for microvascular or macrovascular complications, despite a consistent RR reduction for nonfatal…
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Insulin glargine, detemir effective in treating inpatient hyperglycemia

August 24, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Insulin detemir and insulin glargine were found to be equally effective in managing patients with diabetes, with no significant differences between…
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Food sequence at meals can influence glucose control in type 2 diabetes

August 24, 2016
Adults with well-controlled type 2 diabetes who consumed non-glucidic foods prior to high-carbohydrate foods at mealtime saw reduced glucose variability over 2 months…
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Obesity Consults® ObesityForum® 2015 Highlights

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 20 years and is considered a health care epidemic in the United States…
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VIDEO: School nurses, parents must work together to provide safe, effective learning for children with diabetes

August 13, 2016
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Avoiding “Loss of Chance”… Improving the Screening, Treatment, and Referral of Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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