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LDL management worse among women with type 2 diabetes

March 30, 2015

Women with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have out-of-target LDL cholesterol levels than men, according to a research article in the International Journal of Endocrinology.

The finding was not affected by age, disease duration or use of lipid-lowering medications.

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Diabetes diagnoses increasing within Medicaid expansion states

March 27, 2015
States that expanded Medicaid under the ACA have significantly higher rates of diabetes diagnoses compared with patients in states that did not expand coverage…
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New CVD risk score can be adjusted for use in any country

March 27, 2015
A new risk equation can be recalibrated for application in any country with routinely available information, researchers reported in The Lancet Diabetes &
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Higher CV risk with acarbose than metformin in type 2 diabetes

March 27, 2015
In the nationwide cohort study, Lee-Ming Chuang, MD, PhD, of Nationwide Taiwan University Hospital, and colleagues evaluated data from the Taiwan National Health…
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Practical Guide to Medications Approved for Chronic Weight Management

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Improving Outcomes with SGLT2 Cotransporter Inhibitors in Challenging T2DM Patients: Updates from EASD 2013

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

Recent advances with novel orally administered SGLT2 cotransporter inhibitors, a new class of antidiabetes agents that…
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LDL management worse among women with type 2 diabetes

March 30, 2015
Women with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have out-of-target LDL cholesterol levels than men, according to a research article in the…
In the Journals

Diabetes diagnoses increasing within Medicaid expansion states

March 27, 2015
States that expanded Medicaid under the ACA have significantly higher rates of diabetes diagnoses compared with patients in states that did not…
In the Journals

New CVD risk score can be adjusted for use in any country

March 27, 2015
A new risk equation can be recalibrated for application in any country with routinely available information, researchers reported in The Lancet
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Higher CV risk with acarbose than metformin in type 2 diabetes

March 27, 2015
In the nationwide cohort study, Lee-Ming Chuang, MD, PhD, of Nationwide Taiwan University Hospital, and colleagues evaluated data from the Taiwan…
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Iluvien for DME poised to fulfill unmet need, create significant market niche

March 26, 2015
The Iluvien intravitreal implant will satisfy an unmet need among patients with diabetic macular edema and create sizeable new markets, Alimera…
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Metformin, glyburide suitable for gestational diabetes treatment

March 26, 2015
Management of gestational diabetes can be achieved with both metformin and glyburide, according to recent study findings published in The Journal of
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Advanced breast cancer more likely in women with diabetes

March 26, 2015
Diabetes was associated with more advanced breast cancer in a study of Canadian women, according to research published in Breast Cancer Research and
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Glucose intolerance linked to microalbuminuria risk

March 25, 2015
The risk of microalbuminuria in the early postpartum years appears to be increased by current glucose intolerance, not prior gestational diabetes…
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Repeated use of antibiotics linked to diabetes risk

March 25, 2015
Past exposure to antibiotics may lead to an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to a large observational study published in the…
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Women, men may respond differently to drugs for diabetes, lipids, BP

March 25, 2015
The response to medications prescribed to treat diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia may differ by sex, according to research published in the…
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