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Diabetes control improves with supervised self-monitoring

Diabetes control improves with supervised self-monitoring
July 26, 2016

Patients with type 2 diabetes not treated with insulin who participated in a supervised web-based program to reinforce self-monitoring of blood glucose saw improvements in glycemic control compared with those whose self-monitoring was unsupervised, study data show.

“The key feature of our trial is robust evidence suggesting that blood glucose monitoring with relatively little additional support from health professionals can be of value in terms of improving glycemic control in people who have previously had poor glycemic control,” the researchers wrote.

Stair climbing after meal decreases postprandial blood glucose in type 2 diabetes

July 26, 2016
In older adults with type 2 diabetes, 3 minutes of stair climbing 1 and 2 hours after a meal decreased postprandial blood glucose levels, according to recent findings…

Iron deficiency seen with thyroid disorders during pregnancy

July 26, 2016
Iron deficiency during the first trimester of pregnancy is common and associated with a higher prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity and higher thyroid-stimulating hormone…

Higher osteoprotegerin levels associated with foot ulcer in type 1 diabetes

July 26, 2016
In patients with type 1 diabetes, higher levels of the glycoprotein osteoprotegerin are associated with development of a foot ulcer, independent of other well-known risk…

Food cue response continues after meal in women with obesity

July 26, 2016
In women with severe obesity, the brain’s reward centers continue to respond to food cues even after meals, according to researchers. “Before or after the…
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