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Diabetes self-management education effective in developing countries, but gaps exist

January 30, 2015

In developing countries, diabetes self-management education programs appear to be effective in the short term, according to a systematic review published in The Diabetes Educator.

However, the programs must be tailored to conform to the cultural aspects of various target populations, Loveness Dube, MPH, of the Psychological Sciences Research Institute at Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium, and colleagues found.

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Exercise improved bariatric surgery candidates' health-related quality of life

January 29, 2015
Increased physical activity before bariatric surgery improved both physical and mental health-related quality of life for candidates, according to research published in…
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Dapagliflozin combination improved glycemic control, reduced body weight in type 2 diabetes

January 29, 2015
Dapagliflozin as an add-on to metformin plus sulfonylurea improved glycemic control and reduced body weight in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to recent study…
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Type 2 diabetes fueled by added fructose

January 29, 2015
Current dietary guidelines allowing 25% of total daily calories as added sugars are being challenged by researchers who are proposing reductions in the amount of added…
Marjolein Zanders In the Journals

Diabetes drug adherence drops with cancer diagnoses

January 29, 2015
Adherence to glucose-lowering medications among patients with diabetes appears to diminish after they are diagnosed with cancer, according to research published in…
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Acromegaly Cases: Expert Insights into Diagnosis and Emerging Treatment Options – Part 5 of 5

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Autologous islet cell transplantation effective for chronic pancreatitis

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Experts Take: Dialogue on HTG

Experts’ Take: Dialogue on Hypertriglyceridemia

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Lead by genetic studies, recent data describe a causal role of triglycerides (TG) in the formation of atherosclerosis…
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