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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28829977/hdl-subclasses-and-the-common-cetp-taqib-variant-predict-the-incidence-of-microangiopatic-complications-in-type-2-diabetic-women-a-9years-follow-up-study
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Giuseppina T Russo, Annalisa Giandalia, Elisabetta L Romeo, Marco Muscianisi, Maria Concetta Ruffo, Angela Alibrandi, Alessandra Bitto, Fiorella Forte, Andrea Grillone, Bela Asztalos, Domenico Cucinotta
AIMS: Diabetic kidney disease (DKD) and retinopathy (DR) develop in a considerable number of subjects with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) despite the achievement of the recommended targets for glycaemia and blood pressure. Atherogenic dyslipidemia may play a relevant role, especially in T2DM women. METHODS: We report our findings on the effect of diabetic dyslipidaemia, the HDL subclasses distribution and the common cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP)TaqIB variant on the incidence or the progression of DKD and DR in 97 T2D women, after a ∼9years of follow-up...
July 28, 2017: Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28829163/effect-of-dapagliflozin-on-glycemic-control-weight-and-blood-pressure-in-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-attending-a-specialist-endocrinology-practice-in-canada-a-retrospective-cohort-analysis
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Ruth E Brown, Nikhil Gupta, Ronnie Aronson
BACKGROUND: In randomized clinical trials, dapagliflozin has been shown to improve glycemic control, weight, and blood pressure. However, there is little real-world evidence of the effectiveness of dapagliflozin. The objective of this study is to investigate the real-world treatment outcomes of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) who initiated dapagliflozin in a referral-based endocrinology practice. METHODS: This study was a retrospective cohort analysis of patients with T2D who initiated dapagliflozin in 2015, using data from a large, specialist diabetes registry in Canada...
August 22, 2017: Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828879/social-support-and-coping-in-adults-with-type-2-diabetes
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Samantha Ramkisson, Basil J Pillay, Wilbert Sibanda
BACKGROUND: The diagnosis of diabetes has been described as a lifelong psychological burden on the patient and his or her family. Social support plays a pivotal role in patients with diabetes and is important in enabling them to cope effectively with the disease. There is a dearth of research on social support and coping in patients with diabetes in South Africa. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to explore whether patients with poor perceived social support have lower levels of well-being and coping than patients with good social support...
July 31, 2017: African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828553/-which-patients-from-routine-care-use-the-new-insulin-analogue-glargine-u300-compared-to-patients-with-glargine-u100-a-multicenter-analysis-of-14-123-patients-with-insulin-glargine-from-die-diabetes-registries-dpv-and-dive
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Barbara Bohn, Peter Bramlage, Christian Wagner, Matthias Kaltheuner, Reinhard Welp, Stefan Sziegoleit, Artur Zimmermann, Hans Martin Reuter, Michael Hummel, Jörg Gloyer, Reinhard W Holl, Thomas Danne
BACKGROUND: Glargine U300 (Gla-300) is a further development of glargine U100 (Gla-100). Since 2015, Gla-300 has been available in Germany and Austria. We compared patients initiating therapy with Gla-300 with patients starting with Gla-100. Moreover, it was investigated whether patients from real-life diabetes care differ from patients participating in the EDITION clinical study program. METHODS: Data are based on the diabetes registries DPV and DIVE. Patients started/switched to Gla-100 or Gla-300 in 2015 were included...
August 21, 2017: Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828487/continuous-glucose-monitoring-versus-usual-care-in-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-receiving-multiple-daily-insulin-injections-a-randomized-trial
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Roy W Beck, Tonya D Riddlesworth, Katrina Ruedy, Andrew Ahmann, Stacie Haller, Davida Kruger, Janet B McGill, William Polonsky, David Price, Stephen Aronoff, Ronnie Aronson, Elena Toschi, Craig Kollman, Richard Bergenstal
Background: Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), which studies have shown is beneficial for adults with type 1 diabetes, has not been well-evaluated in those with type 2 diabetes receiving insulin. Objective: To determine the effectiveness of CGM in adults with type 2 diabetes receiving multiple daily injections of insulin. Design: Randomized clinical trial. (The protocol also included a type 1 diabetes cohort in a parallel trial and subsequent second trial...
August 22, 2017: Annals of Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828353/impact-of-poor-glycemic-control-of-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-on-serum-prostate-specific-antigen-concentrations-in-men
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Hasan Anıl Atalay, Murat Akarsu, Lutfi Canat, Volkan Ülker, İlter Alkan, Unsal Ozkuvancı
BACKGROUND: To evaluate the impact of poor glycemic control of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) on serum prostate-specific antigen (PSA) concentrations in men. METHODS: We performed a prospective analysis of 215 consecutive patients affected by erectile dysfunction (ED). ED was evaluated using the IIEF-5 questionnaire and the poor glycemic control (PGC) of T2DM was assessed according to the HbA1c criteria (International Diabetes Federation). Patients were divided into PGC group (HbA1c ≥ 7%) and control group (CG) (HbA1c < 6%)...
September 2017: Prostate International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28828047/type-1-diabetes-and-thyroid-autoimmunity-in-children
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Anca Orzan, Carmen Novac, Mihaiela Mihu, Constantin Ionescu Tirgoviste, Mihaela Balgradean
INTRODUCTION: Autoimmune thyroid disease and type 1 diabetes (T1DM) are two autoimmune diseases frequently associated, especially in pediatric population. Aims: we wanted to determine and ilustrate the relationship between type 1 diabetes and autoimmune thyroiditis and also the factors than can influence it, like gender, age, diabetes duration. Glycemic control was also evaluated for all the patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS: There were studied 256 patients, children and adolescents with T1DM (male/ female: 145/115; 55%/45%)...
December 2016: Mædica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827235/assessing-the-potential-return-on-investment-of-the-proposed-uk-nhs-diabetes-prevention-programme-in-different-population-subgroups-an-economic-evaluation
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Chloe Thomas, Susi Sadler, Penny Breeze, Hazel Squires, Michael Gillett, Alan Brennan
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate potential return on investment of the National Health Service Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) in England and estimate which population subgroups are likely to benefit most in terms of cost-effectiveness, cost-savings and health benefits. DESIGN: Economic analysis using the School for Public Health Research Diabetes Prevention Model. SETTING: England 2015-2016. POPULATION: Adults aged ≥16 with high risk of type 2 diabetes (HbA1c 6%-6...
August 21, 2017: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28827017/effects-on-hba1c-in-diabetic-patients-of-adjunctive-use-of-systemic-antibiotics-in-nonsurgical-periodontal-treatment-a-systematic-review
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Ronaldo Lira, Caroline de Moura Martins Lobo Dos Santos, Branca Heloisa de Oliveira, Ricardo Guimarães Fischer, Ana Paula Pires Dos Santos
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effects of adjunctive use of systemic antibiotics in nonsurgical periodontal treatment compared to nonsurgical periodontal treatment alone, on mean glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) reductions in patients with diabetes. DATA: Two independent reviewers screened six electronic databases, registers of clinical trials, meeting abstracts and four major dental journals for controlled clinical trials with at least 3-month follow-up. SOURCES: After duplicates removal, electronic and hand searches yielded 2,136 records; 32 full-text articles were independently read by two reviewers...
August 4, 2017: Journal of Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28822509/prevalence-and-control-of-cardiovascular-risk-factors-in-stable-coronary-artery-outpatients-in-india-compared-with-the-rest-of-the-world-an-analysis-from-international-clarify-registry
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Upendra KauL, Subramaniam Natrajan, Jamshed Dalal, Ram Kirti Saran
OBJECTIVES: We describe the clinical characteristics, prevalence and control of coronary artery disease (CAD) risk factors of the Indian cohort enrolled in the CLARIFY registry and compare them with data from rest of the world (ROW). METHODS: CLARIFY is an international, prospective, observational, longitudinal cohort study in stable CAD outpatients. The baseline data of Indian cohort (n=709) were compared to ROW (n=31994). RESULTS: The CLARIFY India patients were significantly younger than the ROW (59...
July 2017: Indian Heart Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28821595/a-computational-model-of-1-5-ag-dynamics-during-pregnancy
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Seyedeh M Zekavat, Slava Butkovich, Grace J Young, David M Nathan, Danny Petrasek
The importance of 1,5-anhydroglucitol (1,5-AG) as an intermediate biomarker for diabetic pregnancy is multi-fold: (1) it serves as a reliable indicator of moderate-level glycemic control, especially during early gestation; (2) it has been associated with increased risk of diabetes, independent of HbA1c and fasting glucose; and (3) it is an independent risk factor for the development of eclampsia during pregnancy. However, the clinical use of this biomarker during pregnancy has been underutilized due to physiological changes in glomerular filtration rate, plasma volume, and other hemodynamic parameters which have been hypothesized to bias gestational serum 1,5-AG concentrations...
August 2017: Physiological Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28821576/effect-of-a-behavioral-intervention-strategy-for-adoption-and-maintenance-of-a-physically-active-lifestyle-the-italian-diabetes-and-exercise-study-ides-2-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Stefano Balducci, Valeria D'Errico, Jonida Haxhi, Massimo Sacchetti, Giorgio Orlando, Patrizia Cardelli, Martina Vitale, Lucilla Bollanti, Francesco Conti, Silvano Zanuso, Antonio Nicolucci, Giuseppe Pugliese
OBJECTIVE: Adherence to physical activity (PA) recommendations is hampered by the lack of effective strategies to promote behavior change. The Italian Diabetes and Exercise Study_2 is a randomized controlled trial evaluating a novel behavioral intervention strategy for increasing PA and decreasing sedentary time (SED-time) in patients with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: The study randomized 300 physically inactive and sedentary patients with type 2 diabetes 1:1 to receive theoretical and practical counseling once yearly for 3 years (intervention group [INT]) or standard care (control group [CON])...
August 18, 2017: Diabetes Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28821456/hyperglycemia-is-associated-with-increased-bone-mineral-density-and-decreased-trabecular-bone-score-in-elderly-japanese-men-the-fujiwara-kyo-osteoporosis-risk-in-men-formen-study
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Masayuki Iki, Yuki Fujita, Katsuyasu Kouda, Akiko Yura, Takahiro Tachiki, Junko Tamaki, Renaud Winzenrieth, Yuho Sato, Jong-Seong Moon, Nozomi Okamoto, Norio Kurumatani
PURPOSE: Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have an increased fracture risk despite having higher areal bone mineral density (aBMD). This study aimed to clarify the association between glycemic and insulin resistance status and bone microarchitecture, and whether pentosidine and bone turnover markers play any roles in the association. METHODS: A total of 2012 community-dwelling men aged ≥65years completed baseline measurements of spine aBMD, fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and serum insulin, hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), osteocalcin, type I procollagen N-terminal propeptide, type I collagen C-terminal crosslinking telopeptide, tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase isoenzyme 5b, pentosidine, height and weight and an interview regarding past disease history...
August 15, 2017: Bone
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28819835/efficacy-and-safety-of-linagliptin-in-2681-asian-patients-stratified-by-age-obesity-and-renal-function-a-pooled-analysis-of-randomized-clinical-trials
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Guang Ning, Tushar Bandgar, Uwe Hehnke, Jisoo Lee, Juliana C N Chan
INTRODUCTION: Asian patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) are younger, leaner, and more likely to develop renal dysfunction than White populations. In this multiethnic analysis of data from phase 3 trials, we investigated the efficacy and safety of the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor linagliptin in Asians stratified by these subphenotypes. METHODS: Data from randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials evaluating linagliptin (as monotherapy, add-on therapy to metformin ± sulfonylurea, combined with pioglitazone or added to insulin) were pooled with efficacy data from 11 randomized trials of at least 24 weeks and safety data from 15 trials of various durations...
August 17, 2017: Advances in Therapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28819567/systemic-associations-with-residual-subretinal-fluid-after-ranibizumab-in-diabetic-macular-edema
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Meng-Ju Tsai, Yi-Ting Hsieh, Elizabeth P Shen, Yi-Jie Peng
PURPOSE: To investigate the impact of systemic diseases on the occurrence of subretinal fluid (SRF) in diabetic macular edema (DME) and prognostic factors for residual SRF following three consecutive monthly intravitreal ranibizumab. METHODS: Ninety-seven eyes from 68 patients with DME who completed 3 consecutive monthly injections of ranibizumab were enrolled. Systemic parameters mainly included chronic kidney disease (CKD), hypertension, HbA1c, and insulin dependence...
2017: Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28819457/type-1-diabetes-urinary-proteomics-and-protein-network-analysis-support-perturbation-of-lysosomal-function
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Harinder Singh, Yanbao Yu, Moo-Jin Suh, Manolito G Torralba, Robert D Stenzel, Andrey Tovchigrechko, Vishal Thovarai, Derek M Harkins, Seesandra V Rajagopala, Whitney Osborne, Fran R Cogen, Paul B Kaplowitz, Karen E Nelson, Ramana Madupu, Rembert Pieper
While insulin replacement therapy restores the health and prevents the onset of diabetic complications (DC) for many decades, some T1D patients have elevated hemoglobin A1c values suggesting poor glycemic control, a risk factor of DC. We surveyed the stool microbiome and urinary proteome of a cohort of 220 adolescents and children, half of which had lived with T1D for an average of 7 years and half of which were healthy siblings. Phylogenetic analysis of the 16S rRNA gene did not reveal significant differences in gut microbial alpha-diversity comparing the two cohorts...
2017: Theranostics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28818994/efficacy-and-safety-of-diacerein-in-patients-with-inadequately-controlled-type-2-diabetes-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Claudia R L Cardoso, Nathalie C Leite, Fernanda O Carlos, Andréia A Loureiro, Bianca B Viegas, Gil F Salles
OBJECTIVE: To assess, in a randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled trial, the efficacy and safety of diacerein, an immune modulator anti-inflammatory drug, in improving glycemic control of patients with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: Eighty-four patients with HbA1c between 7.5 and 9.5% (58-80 mmol/mol) were randomized to 48-week treatment with placebo (n = 41) or diacerein 100 mg/day (n = 43). The primary outcome was the difference in mean HbA1c changes during treatment...
August 17, 2017: Diabetes Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28818805/association-between-consumption-of-private-well-water-contaminated-by-low-levels-of-arsenic-and-dysglycemia-in-a-rural-region-of-quebec-canada
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Éric Lampron-Goulet, Fabien Gagnon, Marie-France Langlois
The association between arsenic (As) exposure and diabetes is not clearly defined for populations exposed to low or moderate levels of inorganic As (iAs) in drinking water (< 150µg/L). In the present study, the relationship between iAs concentration in drinking water (contaminated at a median level of 10.5µg/L) or As biomarkers (ie, urine and nails) and diabetes or prediabetes (defined as level of glycosylated hemoglobin - HbA1c - higher than 6%, self-reported diagnosis of diabetes by a physician, or the use of insulin or oral hypoglycemic drugs) was evaluated in 257 adults from Canada...
August 14, 2017: Environmental Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28818638/association-of-the-hemoglobin-a1c-variability-and-the-incidence-of-heart-failure-with-preserved-ejection-fraction-in-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-and-arterial-hypertension
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Jun Gu, Yu-Qi Fan, Jun-Feng Zhang, Chang-Qian Wang
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to investigate the association between variability in hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) and left ventricular (LV) diastolic function and incidence of symptomatic heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and arterial hypertension. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study was conducted on eligible patients with T2DM and hypertension and without clinical signs or symptoms of heart failure in our hospital medical record database...
August 14, 2017: Hellenic Journal of Cardiology: HJC, Hellēnikē Kardiologikē Epitheōrēsē
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28818160/determination-of-mean-glycated-haemoglobin-in-healthy-adults-of-a-local-population
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Sumbal Nida, Dilshad Ahmed Khan, Aamir Ijaz, Muhammad Qaiser Alam Khan, Hira Aleef, Maria Abbasi
OBJECTIVE: To determine the mean hemoglobin HbA1C levels of disease-free adults in a local population and its optimum cutoff for the diagnosis of diabetes. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: Department of Chemical Pathology and Endocrinology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rawalpindi, from January to September 2015. METHODOLOGY: Healthy subjects aged 18 years and above of either gender were recruited from local population...
July 2017: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons—Pakistan: JCPSP
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