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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28327875/compliance-with-the-prescription-of-antihypertensive-medications-and-blood-pressure-control-in-primary-care
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Mayra Faria Novello, Maria Luiza Garcia Rosa, Ranier Tagarro Ferreira, Icaro Gusmão Nunes, Antonio José Lagoeiro Jorge, Dayse Mary da Silva Correia, Wolney de Andrade Martins, Evandro Tinoco Mesquita
Background: Hypertension is the most prevalent risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and its proper control can prevent the high morbidity and mortality associated with this disease. Objective: To assess the degree of compliance of antihypertensive prescriptions with the VI Brazilian Guidelines on Hypertension and the blood pressure control rate in primary care. Methods: Cross-sectional study conducted between August 2011 and November 2012, including 332 adults ≥ 45 years registered in the Family Doctor Program in Niteroi and selected randomly...
February 2017: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28318938/diabetes-nurse-case-management-in-a-canadian-tertiary-care-setting-results-of-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#2
Danni Li, Tom Elliott, Gerri Klein, Ehud Ur, Tricia S Tang
OBJECTIVES: To examine the effects of a 6-month nurse case manager (NCM) intervention compared to standard care (SC) on glycemic control and diabetes distress in a Canadian tertiary-care setting. METHODS: We recruited 140 adults with type 2 diabetes and glycated hemoglobin (A1C) levels >8% (64 mmol/mol) from 2 tertiary care facilities and randomized them to: 1) a 6-month NCM intervention in addition to SC or 2) SC by the primary endocrinologists. Assessments were conducted at baseline and at 6 months...
March 17, 2017: Canadian Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28279086/the-efficacy-of-using-financial-incentives-to-change-unhealthy-behaviors-among-a-rural-chronically-ill-and-uninsured-population
#3
Keith Kranker
PURPOSE: To measure the effects of weight loss, medication compliance, and physical activity financial incentives delivered by health providers to uninsured patients. DESIGN: Full factorial (orthogonal) randomized design. SETTING: Primary care clinic in rural Mississippi. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 544 uninsured adult patients with diabetes or hypertension. All patients were enrolled in the clinic's care management program...
January 1, 2017: American Journal of Health Promotion: AJHP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28248127/a-pediatric-intensive-care-unit-bedside-computer-clinical-decision-support-protocol-for-hyperglycemia-is-feasible-safe-and-offers-advantages
#4
Eliotte L Hirshberg, Michael J Lanspa, Emily L Wilson, Katherine A Sward, Al Jephson, Gitte Y Larsen, Alan H Morris
BACKGROUND: Computer clinical decision support (CDS) systems are uncommon in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), despite evidence suggesting they improve outcomes in adult ICUs. We reasoned that a bedside CDS protocol for intravenous insulin titration, eProtocol-insulin, would be feasible and safe in critically ill children. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed data from non-diabetic children admitted to the PICU with blood glucose (BG) ≥140 mg/dL who were managed with intravenous insulin by either unaided clinician titration or eProtocol-insulin...
March 2017: Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28207675/acculturation-and-self-management-perceptions-among-mexican-american-adults-with-type-2-diabetes
#5
Julie Plasencia, Sharon Hoerr, Marsha Carolan, Lorraine Weatherspoon
Because type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is disproportionately high among Mexican Americans in the United States, this study examined how acculturation influences T2DM self-management, a critical component for disease outcome. Qualitative interviews of 24 low-income Mexican American patients with T2DM were matched to their biomedical and dietary data and degree of acculturation. Greater acculturation to the United States was associated with less favorable diabetes control, fiber density, leisure-time physical activity, and more physical disability...
April 2017: Family & Community Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28198939/compliance-with-the-prescription-of-antihypertensive-medications-and-blood-pressure-control-in-primary-care
#6
Mayra Faria Novello, Maria Luiza Garcia Rosa, Ranier Tagarro Ferreira, Icaro Gusmão Nunes, Antonio José Lagoeiro Jorge, Dayse Mary da Silva Correia, Wolney de Andrade Martins, Evandro Tinoco Mesquita
Background: Hypertension is the most prevalent risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and its proper control can prevent the high morbidity and mortality associated with this disease. Objective: To assess the degree of compliance of antihypertensive prescriptions with the VI Brazilian Guidelines on Hypertension and the blood pressure control rate in primary care. Methods: Cross-sectional study conducted between August 2011 and November 2012, including 332 adults ≥ 45 years registered in the Family Doctor Program in Niteroi and selected randomly...
February 13, 2017: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28138788/young-patients-with-type-1-diabetes-poorly-controlled-and-poorly-compliant-with-self-monitoring-of-blood-glucose-can-technology-help-results-of-the-i-newtrend-randomized-clinical-trial
#7
Paolo Di Bartolo, Antonio Nicolucci, Valentino Cherubini, Diario Iafusco, Marco Scardapane, Maria Chiara Rossi
AIMS: To compare iBGStar™ + DMApp (experimental meter + telemedicine system) (iBGStar) with a traditional glucose meter (Control) in type 1 diabetes adolescents/young adults. METHODS: i-NewTrend was a multicenter, open-label, randomized trial involving subjects aged 14-24 years, on basal-bolus insulin, HbA1c ≥ 8.0%, and poorly compliant with SMBG (i.e., <30% of the recommended frequency). Primary end points were change in HbA1c and achievement of compliance with SMBG (≥30% of the recommended frequency) after 6 months...
January 30, 2017: Acta Diabetologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28119312/stoppfrail-screening-tool-of-older-persons-prescriptions-in-frail-adults-with-limited-life-expectancy-consensus-validation
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Amanda Hanora Lavan, Paul Gallagher, Carole Parsons, Denis O'Mahony
OBJECTIVE: to validate STOPPFrail, a list of explicit criteria for potentially inappropriate medication (PIM) use in frail older adults with limited life expectancy. DESIGN: a Delphi consensus survey of an expert panel comprising academic geriatricians, clinical pharmacologists, palliative care physicians, old age psychiatrists, general practitioners and clinical pharmacists. SETTING: Ireland. SUBJECTS: seventeen panellists...
January 23, 2017: Age and Ageing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28062508/arterial-calcification-in-diabetes-mellitus-preclinical-models-and-translational-implications
#9
John N Stabley, Dwight A Towler
Diabetes mellitus increasingly afflicts our aging and dysmetabolic population. Type 2 diabetes mellitus and the antecedent metabolic syndrome represent the vast majority of the disease burden-increasingly prevalent in children and older adults. However, type 1 diabetes mellitus is also advancing in preadolescent children. As such, a crushing wave of cardiometabolic disease burden now faces our society. Arteriosclerotic calcification is increased in metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and type 1 diabetes mellitus-impairing conduit vessel compliance and function, thereby increasing the risk for dementia, stroke, heart attack, limb ischemia, renal insufficiency, and lower extremity amputation...
December 22, 2016: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27891605/are-two-heads-better-than-one-or-do-too-many-cooks-spoil-the-broth-the-trade-off-between-physician-division-of-labor-and-patient-continuity-of-care-for-older-adults-with-complex-chronic-conditions
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Kenton J Johnston, Jason M Hockenberry
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effects of physician division of labor and patient continuity of care (COC) on the care quality and outcomes of older adults with complex chronic conditions. DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTING: Seven years (2006-2012) of panel data from the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS). STUDY DESIGN: Regression models were used to estimate the effect of the specialty-type of physicians involved in annual patient evaluation and management, as well as patient COC, on simultaneous care processes and following year outcomes...
December 2016: Health Services Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27873575/a-qualitative-study-on-the-impact-of-internalized-stigma-on-type-2-diabetes-self-management
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Asuka Kato, Yuko Fujimaki, Shin Fujimori, Yoshihiko Izumida, Ryo Suzuki, Kohjiro Ueki, Takashi Kadowaki, Hideki Hashimoto
OBJECTIVE: To explore how patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) psychologically and behaviorally respond to internalized stigma through social stigma. METHODS: A qualitative study with semi-structured interviews was recorded on audiotapes, transcribed verbatim, and analyzed using a grounded theory approach. Participants were adults aged 30-64 years and diagnosed with T2DM. A total of 26 patients participated. RESULTS: The qualitative data revealed that participants' responses to social stigma, although varied, could be organized into a four-step process: Encountering Negative Experiences, Reevaluating the Self with Type 2 Diabetes, Reconstructing a Sense of Identity, and Maintaining Balance between Patient and Social Roles...
2016: Patient Education and Counseling
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27843552/remission-of-pre-diabetes-to-normal-glucose-tolerance-in-obese-adults-with-high-protein-versus-high-carbohydrate-diet-randomized-control-trial
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Frankie B Stentz, Amy Brewer, Jim Wan, Channing Garber, Blake Daniels, Chris Sands, Abbas E Kitabchi
OBJECTIVE: Remission of pre-diabetes to normal is an important health concern which has had little success in the past. This study objective was to determine the effect on remission of pre-diabetes with a high protein (HP) versus high carbohydrate (HC) diet and effects on metabolic parameters, lean and fat body mass in prediabetic, obese subjects after 6 months of dietary intervention. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: We recruited and randomized 24 pre-diabetes women and men to either a HP (30% protein, 30% fat, 40% carbohydrate; n=12) or HC (15% protein, 30% fat, 55% carbohydrate; n=12) diet feeding study for 6 months in this randomized controlled trial...
2016: BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27800264/necessity-of-periodic-ophthalmological-examinations-in-binocular-b-class-driving-licence-holders-over-50-years-of-age
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Ali Kurt, Çağlar Öktem, Ayşe Karabıçak Acer, Özkan Kocamış, Sedat Taşdemir
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether binocular B class driving licence (BBCDL) holders over 50 years old are in compliance with the BBCDL criteria for visual acuity, to determine the age-based prevalence of ophthalmological disorders reducing visual acuity in this group, and to investigate whether periodic ophthalmological examinations are needed in licence holders over 50 years of age. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This prospective study enrolled 451 adults over 50 years old having a BBCDL...
April 2016: Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27789111/the-relationship-between-diabetes-care-quality-and-diabetes-related-hospitalizations-and-the-modifying-role-of-comorbidity
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Yelena Petrosyan, Yu Qing Bai, Anna J Koné Pefoyo, Andrea Gruneir, Kednapa Thavorn, Colleen J Maxwell, Susan E Bronskill, Walter P Wodchis
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the impact of comorbidity on diabetes care quality and diabetes-related hospitalizations and to examine whether associations between the likelihood of diabetes-related hospitalizations and compliance with diabetes testing are modified by type of comorbidity. METHODS: A population-based cohort study of 861 354 adults with diabetes was conducted in Ontario, Canada. The diabetes cohort was categorized into 4 groups defined by their comorbidity statuses: no comorbidity, diabetes-concordant only, diabetes-discordant only, and both concordant and discordant...
February 2017: Canadian Journal of Diabetes
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27734636/use-of-retrospective-continuous-glucose-monitoring-for-optimizing-management-of-type-2-diabetes-in-india
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Viswanathan Mohan, Sunil Jain, Jothydev Kesavadev, Manoj Chawla, Abhay Mutha, Vijay Viswanathan, Banshi Saboo, Rajiv Kovil, Ambrish Mithal, Dharmen Punatar, John Shin
BACKGROUND: Retrospective continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) studies may provide healthcare professionals (HCPs) with better understanding of glycemic patterns in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and thereby support patient education and appropriate therapeutic interventions. METHODS: Adults with T2D and A1C values between 8% and 10% were eligible for this 3-month study. Patients were scheduled for 5 visits that included baseline and a month-2 retrospective CGM study (iPro2, Medtronic) followed by data review and therapy modifications...
April 2016: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27622917/diabetes-control-and-adherence-in-adolescence
#16
Christy Foster, Jayne Bellando, Yu-Chi Annie Wang
Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease that can lead to severe complications if poorly controlled. Adolescents are particularly vulnerable to worsening diabetes control due to changes in physiology, family dynamics, and social interactions. Good diabetes control requires following a regimen of frequent blood glucose checks, accurate carbohydrate counts, and compliance with insulin administration. Patients who are challenged in controlling their diabetes do tend to respond to behavioral interventions; however, the effect of the intervention wanes over time...
September 1, 2016: Pediatric Annals
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27580306/a-novel-option-for-prandial-insulin-therapy-inhaled-insulin
#17
REVIEW
George Dailey, Aakif Ahmad, Sarit Polsky, Viral Shah
Many adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) do not achieve or maintain glycemic targets on oral antidiabetes drugs (OADs) alone and require insulin therapy. Although initiating basal insulin is common when treatment needs to be intensified, individualization of therapy (in line with current guidelines) may lead more health care professionals (HCPs) to add rapid-acting insulin (RAI) to OAD regimens for treatment of postprandial hyperglycemia to achieve glycated hemoglobin (A1C) targets. HCPs and patients are concerned about the burden associated with injections...
November 2016: Postgraduate Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27466703/omarigliptin-for-the-treatment-of-type-2-diabetes-mellitus
#18
REVIEW
Philip M S Evans, Stephen C Bain
INTRODUCTION: The estimated global prevalence of diabetes mellitus for adults aged 20-70 in 2015 was 415 million with approximately 90% of diagnosed cases being Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Improvements in lifestyle and effective therapies are key to management but due to the progressive nature of T2DM, pharmacotherapy is typically required. Whilst the initial therapy will usually be with metformin, thereafter treatment should be individualised, with consideration of several different second line options...
October 2016: Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27435362/reasons-for-poor-follow-up-of-diabetic-retinopathy-patients-after-screening-in-tanzania-a-cross-sectional-study
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Christina Mtuya, Charles R Cleland, Heiko Philippin, Kidayi Paulo, Bernard Njau, William U Makupa, Claudette Hall, Anthony Hall, Paul Courtright, Declare Mushi
BACKGROUND: Diabetes is an emerging public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa. Diabetic retinopathy is the commonest microvascular complication of diabetes and is a leading cause of blindness, mainly in adults of working age. Follow-up is crucial to the effective management of diabetic retinopathy, however, follow-up rates are often poor in sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of this study was to assess the proportion of patients not presenting for follow-up and the reasons for poor follow-up of diabetic patients after screening for retinopathy in Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania...
July 19, 2016: BMC Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27290979/decisional-practices-and-patterns-of-intraoperative-glucose-management-in-an-academic-medical-center
#20
Katherine Grunzweig, Bala G Nair, Gene N Peterson, Mayumi Horibe, Moni B Neradilek, Shu-Fang Newman, Gail Van Norman, Howard A Schwid, Wei Hao, E Patchen Dellinger, Irl B Hirsch
OBJECTIVE: To understand the decisional practices of anesthesia providers in managing intraoperative glucose levels. DESIGN: This is a retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Operating rooms in an academic medical center. PATIENTS: Adult patients undergoing surgery. INTERVENTION: Intraoperative blood glucose management based on an institutional protocol. MEASUREMENTS: Glucose management data was extracted from electronic medical records to determine compliance to institutional glucose management protocol that prescribes hourly glucose measurements and insulin doses to maintain glucose levels between 100 to 140mg/dL...
August 2016: Journal of Clinical Anesthesia
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