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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27898257/assessment-of-nifedipine-therapy-in-hyperinsulinemic-hypoglycemia-due-to-mutations-in-the-abcc8-gene
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M Güemes, P Shah, S Silvera, K Morgan, C Gilbert, L Hinchey, K Hussain
CONTEXT: Previous case reports have documented the effectiveness of L-type calcium channel blockers (such as Nifedipine and Verapamil) for treating different forms of hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia (HH). OBJECTIVE: To systematically assess the glycemic response to Nifedipine therapy in 11 patients with HH due to mutations in the ABCC8 gene. DESIGN: Dose escalation of Nifedipine therapy Setting: Inpatients at a tertiary hospital Patients or Other Participants: 11 children with diazoxide unresponsive HH due to mutations in the ABCC8 gene...
November 29, 2016: Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27896233/serum-fructosamine-serum-glycated-albumin-and-serum-glycated-%C3%AE-lipoprotein-in-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-patients-with-and-without-microvascular-complications
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Tejaskumar R Kalaria, Habibunnisha B Sirajwala, Mukesh G Gohel
BACKGROUND: Glycation of serum proteins has been proposed as an important mechanism of complications of diabetes but whether there are differences in glycation of different serum proteins and whether it has any correlation with development of microvascular complications has not been studied in depth. This study aimed to assess level of serum fructosamine, glycated albumin and glycated β-lipoprotein in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with and without microvascular complications and to find out their correlation with diabetes complications...
2016: Journal of Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27893657/status-of-serum-magnesium-in-egyptian-children-with-type-1-diabetes-and-its-correlation-to-glycemic-control-and-lipid-profile
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Doaa Shahbah, Amr Abo El Naga, Tamer Hassan, Marwa Zakaria, Mohamed Beshir, Salah Al Morshedy, Mohamed Abdalhady, Ezzat Kamel, Doaa Abdel Rahman, Lamiaa Kamel, May Abdelkader
Diabetes mellitus has been suggested to be the most common metabolic disorder associated with magnesium deficiency, having 25% to 39% prevalence. This deficit could be associated with the development of late diabetic complications, especially macroangiopathy.We aimed to evaluate the status of serum Mg in children with type 1 diabetes and assess its relation to glycemic control and lipid profile.We included 71 Egyptian children with type 1diabetes having their follow-up at Pediatric Endocrinology outpatient clinic, Zagazig University Hospital and 71 age- and sex-matched control...
November 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27891186/relationship-between-vitamin-d-status-glycemic-control-and-cardiovascular-risk-factors-in-brazilians-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus
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Maria Creusa Rolim, Bárbara Mendes Santos, Gildasio Conceição, Paulo Novis Rocha
OBJECTIVES: Determine the prevalence and identify predictors of hypovitaminosis D in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM); 2) correlate vitamin D levels with variables indicative of glycemic control and cardiovascular risk. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional study with consecutive patients treated at a University Hospital's Endocrinology outpatient clinic located at 12°58'S latitude, between October 2012 and November 2013. Hypovitaminosis D was defined as 25-hydroxyvitamin D < 30 ng/mL (chemiluminescence)...
2016: Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27882000/study-on-risk-factors-predisposing-factors-for-poor-diabetes-control-during-hajj-1436-2015-in-people-with-diabetes
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Gulshad Hasan, Hanan Moabber, Arwa Alyamani, Ahmed Sayeed, Faisal Altatar
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Each year millions of Muslims perform pilgrimage to Makkah, Saudi Arabia. It is particularly stressful during the peak five days, when all rituals have to be performed at specific periods of time at different sites. Poor diabetes control in people with diabetes predisposes to morbidity and increases risk of acute complications. We wanted to see how well their blood glucose control was before coming to Hajj and whether they were aware, about self management of Diabetes and what were reasons for hospital admissions...
September 2016: Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences Quarterly
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27875539/secular-trends-in-admissions-and-mortality-rates-from-diabetes-mellitus-in-the-central-belt-of-ghana-a-31-year-review
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Osei Sarfo-Kantanka, Fred Stephen Sarfo, Eunice Oparebea Ansah, Benjamin Eghan, Nana Kwame Ayisi-Boateng, Emmanuel Acheamfour-Akowuah
INTRODUCTION: Diabetes Mellitus is currently a leading cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where a significant proportion of diabetes cases are now found. Longitudinal profiling of in-patient admissions and mortality trends from diabetes provide useful insights into the magnitude of the burden of diabetes, serve as a sentinel on the state of out-patient diabetes care and provide effective tools for planning, delivering and evaluating the health care needs relating to the disease in sub-Saharan Africa...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27867883/demographic-details-clinical-features-and-nutritional-characteristics-of-young-adults-with-type-1-diabetes-mellitus-a-south-indian-tertiary-center-experience
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Mini Joseph, Asha H Shyamasunder, Riddhi D Gupta, Vijayalakshmi Anand, Nihal Thomas
CONTEXT: Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) accounts for 5-10% of all diagnosed diabetes and the highest incidence is found in India. AIMS: The main objectives were to study the demographic, clinical, and nutritional characteristics of young adults with T1DM and its effect glycosylated hemoglobin levels. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted among young adults with T1DM (18-45 years of age) in a tertiary hospital in South India...
November 2016: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27866175/association-between-diabetes-related-knowledge-and-medication-adherence-results-from-cross-sectional-analysis
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Saeed Ur Rashid Nazir, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Fahad Saleem, Sajid Bashir, Hisham Aljadhey
Context • Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a growing health problem worldwide. To have optimal glycemic control, T2DM patients must have sufficient diabetes-related knowledge and must adhere positively and closely to a prescribed regimen. Medication adherence is a key determinant of therapeutic success in patients with T2DM. However, adherence to medications among T2DM patients varies widely, with estimates ranging from 36%-94%. Objective • The purpose of the study was to assess the level of and the association between diabetes-related knowledge and medication adherence among T2DM patients in Pakistan...
November 2016: Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27864238/outcomes-of-a-pharmacist-managed-glucose-collaborative-practice-agreement
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Vidya Pugazhenthi, Travis B Dick, Matthew Call
PURPOSE: The impact of a pharmacist-managed glucose collaborative practice agreement (CPA) on glycemic control at a tertiary medical center was investigated. METHODS: A retrospective data analysis was performed on hospitalized, noncritically ill patients admitted between December 2012 and June 2014 who received at least one dose of subcutaneous insulin and experienced at least one blood glucose concentration of 140 mg/dL or higher. The study population was divided into cohorts based on admittance before versus after implementation of the CPA, as well as glucose management by pharmacist versus nonpharmacist provider...
December 1, 2016: American Journal of Health-system Pharmacy: AJHP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861432/the-association-between-preoperative-hemoglobin-a1c-and-postoperative-glycemic-variability-on-30-day-major-adverse-outcomes-following-isolated-cardiac-valvular-surgery
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Amit Bardia, Kamal Khabbaz, Ariel Mueller, Priyam Mathur, Victor Novack, Daniel Talmor, Balachundhar Subramaniam
BACKGROUND: Preoperative hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) and postoperative glycemic variability predict major adverse events (MAEs) after coronary artery bypass grafting in a protocolized glycemic control setting. However, the influence of preoperative HbA1c and postoperative glycemic variability in isolated cardiac valvular surgery is unknown. In this study, we sought to establish (a) whether preoperative HbA1c could identify patients at increased risk of MAEs and (b) whether postoperative glycemic variability was associated with MAEs after isolated cardiac valvular surgery...
November 17, 2016: Anesthesia and Analgesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27860499/premixed-insulin-analogue-compared-with-basal-plus-regimen-for-inpatient-glycemic-control
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Abraham Edgar Gracia-Ramos, María Del Pilar Cruz-Domínguez, Eduardo Osiris Madrigal-Santillán, José Antonio Morales-González, Eduardo Madrigal-Bujaidar, José Leopoldo Aguilar-Faisal
BACKGROUND: No previous studies have investigated the use of a premixed insulin analogue in a hospital setting. OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy and safety of treatment with premixed insulin analogue (insulin lispro mix 75/25, LM75/25) with the basal-plus regimen with insulin glargine in hospitalized patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). MATERIALS AND METHODS: A randomized clinical trial in hospitalized patients with T2D and glucose >140 mg/dL on admission was performed...
November 2016: Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27848229/ambulatory-screening-of-diabetic-neuropathy-and-predictors-of-its-severity-in-outpatient-settings
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M S Qureshi, M Iqbal, S Zahoor, J Ali, M U Javed
INTRODUCTION: Diabetic neuropathy is one of the most common causes of chronic neuropathic symptomatology and the most disabling and difficult-to-treat diabetic microangiopathic complication. The neuropathies associated with diabetes are typically classified into generalized, focal and multifocal varieties. There exists a scarcity of literature studying the correlation of different patient- and disease-related variables with severity of neuropathy. OBJECTIVES: This study aims to delineate the prevalence of diabetic neuropathy in type 2 diabetes, describe its characteristics and find out predictors of its severity...
November 15, 2016: Journal of Endocrinological Investigation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27842539/a-randomized-wait-list-control-trial-to-evaluate-the-impact-of-a-mobile-application-to-improve-self-management-of-individuals-with-type-2-diabetes-a-study-protocol
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Laura Desveaux, Payal Agarwal, Jay Shaw, Jennifer M Hensel, Geetha Mukerji, Nike Onabajo, Husayn Marani, Trevor Jamieson, Onil Bhattacharyya, Danielle Martin, Muhammad Mamdani, Lianne Jeffs, Walter P Wodchis, Noah M Ivers, R Sacha Bhatia
BACKGROUND: Management of diabetes through improved glycemic control and risk factor modification can help prevent long-term complications. Much diabetes management is self-management, in which healthcare providers play a supporting role. Well-designed e-Health solutions targeting behavior change can improve a range of measures, including glycemic control, perceived health, and a reduction in hospitalizations. METHODS: The primary objective of this study is to evaluate if a mobile application designed to improve self-management among patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) improves glycemic control compared to usual care...
November 15, 2016: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27837465/empagliflozin-role-in-treatment-options-for-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus
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John E Anderson, Eugene E Wright, Charles F Shaefer
Empagliflozin is an oral treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), one of the leading causes of death in the US and around the world. Recently, the EMPA-REG OUTCOME study has shown that empagliflozin added to standard of care treatment reduced the risk of cardiovascular (CV) events in patients with T2DM who were also at increased CV risk. The risk of major adverse CV events (MACE: first occurrence of CV death, non-fatal myocardial infarction, or non-fatal stroke) was reduced by 14% relative to placebo (HR 0...
November 11, 2016: Diabetes Therapy: Research, Treatment and Education of Diabetes and related Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27828844/association-of-self-reported-recurrent-mild-hypoglycemia-with-incident-cardiovascular-disease-and-all-cause-mortality-in-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-prospective-analysis-of-the-joint-asia-diabetes-evaluation-registry
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Andrea On Yan Luk, Tony S T Ho, Eric S H Lau, Gary T C Ko, Risa Ozaki, Chiu-Chi Tsang, Alice P S Kong, Ronald C W Ma, Wing-Yee So, Francis C C Chow, Juliana C N Chan
Severe hypoglycemia is an established risk marker for cardiovascular complications of diabetes, but whether mild hypoglycemia confers similar risks is unclear. We examined the association of self-reported recurrent mild hypoglycemic events with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality in a prospective cohort of Chinese adults with type 2 diabetes.From June 2007 to May 2015, 19,019 patients in Hong Kong underwent comprehensive assessment of metabolic and complication status using the Joint Asia Diabetes Evaluation program...
November 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27819771/glycemic-outcomes-three-years-after-implementation-of-a-perioperative-glycemic-control-algorithm-in-an-academic-institution
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Lindsay M Arnold, Mufaddal Mahesri, Marie E McDonnell, Sara M Alexanian
OBJECTIVE: While hyperglycemia in the postoperative setting has been linked to an increase in surgical complications, limited data is available to inform the management of patients with diabetes (DM) in the operating room and the immediate perioperative period. We describe the results of a perioperative glycemic control program that standardized intravenous insulin with a target glucose (BG) range of 120-180 mg/dL for patients with DM presenting with a BG level > 180mg/dL and included transition to subcutaneous insulin...
November 7, 2016: Endocrine Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27818228/computerized-insulin-order-sets-and-glycemic-control-in-hospitalized-patients
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Bertha Wong, Muhammad M Mamdani, Catherine H Y Yu
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of computerized provider order entry subcutaneous insulin order sets on inpatient glycemic control and ordering behavior. METHODS: This was an interrupted time series study of non-intensive care patients at an urban teaching hospital. The primary outcome was proportion of capillary blood glucose in optimal range (4.0-10.0 mmol/L [72 -180 mg/dL]) during the six months before and after a change to a computerized provider order entry-integrated insulin order set...
November 3, 2016: American Journal of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27817207/evaluation-of-the-pharmacokinetics-pharmacodynamics-and-clinical-efficacy-of-empagliflozin-for-the-treatment-of-type-2-diabetes
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Brian Tomlinson, Miao Hu, Yuzhen Zhang, Paul Chan, Zhong-Min Liu
Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are the latest class of drugs to be introduced for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. These drugs improve glycemic control by increasing urinary glucose excretion and exert additional benefits of weight loss and blood pressure reductions. Areas covered: This review outlines the background to SGLT2 inhibitors and provides details on the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and clinical efficacy of empagliflozin and discusses the cardiovascular outcome trial...
November 20, 2016: Expert Opinion on Drug Metabolism & Toxicology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27812149/renal-outcomes-of-pioglitazone-compared-with-acarbose-in-diabetic-patients-a-randomized-controlled-study
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Yu-Hsin Chen, Der-Cherng Tarng, Harn-Shen Chen
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of pioglitazone on renal outcome, including urinary albumin excretion and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), in diabetic patients. DESIGN: A prospective, randomized, open-labeled, controlled study. SETTING: Taipei Veterans General Hospital. PATIENTS: Sixty type 2 diabetic patients treated with sulfonylureas and metformin, whose glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels were between 7% and 10% and eGFR was between 45 and 125 mL/min/1...
2016: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27811452/simultaneous-control-of-blood-glucose-blood-pressure-and-lipid-among-drug-treated-type-2-diabetes-patients-from-shaanxi-province-north-western-china-a-multicenter-study
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S Xu, F Sun, W Xu, K Jiao, B Shi, X Xie, Y Wang, M Zhu, Q Ji
AIM: To investigate the percentage of patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) who achieved simultaneous control of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), blood pressure (BP), and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and also to assess its determinants in Shaanxi province, North-Western China. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This cross-sectional survey was conducted between March and June 2012 in six tertiary hospitals across Shaanxi province. Subjects with known T2DM who had at least one antidiabetic medicine were invited...
November 2016: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice
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