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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29150861/cost-effectiveness-of-the-psycho-educational-blended-group-and-online-intervention-hypoaware-compared-with-usual-care-for-people-with-type-1-and-insulin-treated-type-2-diabetes-with-problematic-hypoglycaemia-analyses-of-a-cluster-randomized-controlled-trial
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M de Wit, S M P A Rondags, M W van Tulder, F J Snoek, J E Bosmans
AIMS: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of HypoAware, a blended (group and online) psycho-educational intervention based on the evidence-based Blood Glucose Awareness Training, in comparison with usual care in people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with a high risk of severe hypoglycaemia. METHODS: We performed an economic evaluation, from a societal and healthcare perspective, that used data from a 6-month, multicentre, cluster-randomized controlled trial (n=137)...
November 18, 2017: Diabetic Medicine: a Journal of the British Diabetic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29144061/saxagliptin-add-on-therapy-in-chinese-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-inadequately-controlled-by-insulin-with-or-without-metformin-results-from-the-super-study-a-randomized-double-blind-placebo-controlled-trial
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Yingli Chen, Xiaomin Liu, Quanmin Li, Jianhua Ma, Xiaofeng Lv, Lixin Guo, Changjiang Wang, Yongquan Shi, Yanbing Li, Eva Johnsson, Mei Wang, June Zhao, Linong Ji
This prospective, multicentre, phase 3 study (NCT02104804) evaluated the efficacy and safety of saxagliptin add-on therapy in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled by insulin ± metformin. Patients with glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) 7.5%-10.5% and fasting plasma glucose (FPG) <270 mg/dL on stable insulin therapy (20-150 U/day) were randomized (1:1) to saxagliptin 5 mg once daily (N = 232) or placebo (N = 230) for 24 weeks, stratified by metformin use. The primary efficacy measure was change in HbA1c...
November 16, 2017: Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29135535/blood-glucose-concentrations-in-prehospital-trauma-patients-with-traumatic-shock-a-retrospective-analysis
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Janett Kreutziger, Wolfgang Lederer, Stefan Schmid, Hanno Ulmer, Volker Wenzel, Maarten W Nijsten, Daniel Werner, Thomas Schlechtriemen
BACKGROUND: Deranged glucose metabolism after moderate to severe trauma with either high or low concentrations of blood glucose is associated with poorer outcome. Data on prehospital blood glucose concentrations and trauma are scarce. OBJECTIVES: The primary aim was to describe the relationship between traumatic shock and prehospital blood glucose concentrations. The secondary aim was to determine the additional predictive value of prehospital blood glucose concentration for traumatic shock when compared with vital parameters alone...
November 11, 2017: European Journal of Anaesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29129039/combined-diet-and-exercise-interventions-for-preventing-gestational-diabetes-mellitus
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REVIEW
Emily Shepherd, Judith C Gomersall, Joanna Tieu, Shanshan Han, Caroline A Crowther, Philippa Middleton
BACKGROUND: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with a wide range of adverse health consequences for women and their infants in the short and long term. With an increasing prevalence of GDM worldwide, there is an urgent need to assess strategies for GDM prevention, such as combined diet and exercise interventions. This is an update of a Cochrane review that was first published in 2015. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of diet interventions in combination with exercise interventions for pregnant women for preventing GDM, and associated adverse health consequences for the mother and her infant/child...
November 13, 2017: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29128332/research-digest-hypoglycaemia-and-glucose-variability
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Naveed Sattar, David Preiss
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 8, 2017: Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29119713/the-impact-of-differing-glucose-lowering-regimens-on-the-pattern-of-association-between-glucose-control-and-survival
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Craig J Currie, Sarah Holden, Sara Jenkins-Jones, Christopher Ll Morgan, Bernd Voss, Swapnil N Rajpathak, Berhanu Alemayehu, John R Peters, Samuel S Engel
AIMS: To characterise survival in relation to achieved HbA1c within alternative glucose-lowering regimens with differing risks of hypoglycaemia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Data were extracted from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink and the Hospital Episode Statistics. Patients with type 2 diabetes prescribed glucose-lowering therapy in monotherapy or dual therapy with metformin were identified between 2004 and 2013. Risk of all-cause mortality within treatment cohorts was evaluated using the Cox proportional hazards model, introducing mean HbA1c as a quarterly updated, time-dependent variable...
November 9, 2017: Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29119712/impact-of-delaying-treatment-intensification-with-a-glucagon-like-peptide-1-receptor-agonist-in-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-uncontrolled-on-basal-insulin-a-longitudinal-study-of-a-us-administrative-claims-database
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L Tong, C Pan, H Wang, M Bertolini, E Lew, L F Meneghini
AIM: To evaluate the effect of delaying treatment intensification with a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1 RA) on clinical and economic outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). METHODS: We conducted a retrospective observational claims study using IMPACT(TM) , in adult patients with T2D who initiated basal insulin between 1 January 2005 and 31 December 2012 with or without OADs, but remained uncontrolled (glycated haemoglobin [HbA1c] ≥7.0%)...
November 8, 2017: Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29118986/sensor-augmented-csii-therapy-with-predictive-low-glucose-suspend-following-total-pancreatectomy
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E S Scott, G R Fulcher, R J Clifton-Bligh
Pancreatogenic diabetes is characterised by recurrent severe hypoglycaemia due to changes in both endocrine and exocrine functions. There are no guidelines to manage these individuals. Herein, we describe the post-operative management of two people who developed pancreatogenic diabetes following total pancreatectomy for neuroendocrine malignancy. In both individuals, diabetes was managed using sensor-augmented predictive low-glucose suspend continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII). We demonstrate the benefit of sensor-augmented CSII in averting hypoglycaemia whilst optimising glycaemic control...
2017: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29117445/intrapartum-glycaemic-control-and-neonatal-hypoglycaemia-in-pregnancies-complicated-by-diabetes-mellitus-a-systematic-review
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J M Yamamoto, J Benham, K Mohammad, L E Donovan, S Wood
AIMS: To examine whether, in neonates of mothers with Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes mellitus, in-target intrapartum glycaemic control was associated with a lower risk of neonatal hypoglycaemia compared with out-of-target glycaemic control. METHODS: We searched PubMed and EMBASE for all available publications, regardless of year, based on a published protocol (PROSPERO CRD42016052439). Studies were excluded if they did not report original data or were animal studies...
November 8, 2017: Diabetic Medicine: a Journal of the British Diabetic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29110384/long-term-efficacy-and-safety-of-canagliflozin-in-combination-with-insulin-in-japanese-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus
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Nobuya Inagaki, Shin-Ichi Harashima, Kohei Kaku, Kazuoki Kondo, Nobuko Maruyama, Makiko Otsuka, Yutaka Kawaguchi, Hiroaki Iijima
AIM: The aim of this study was to assess the long-term efficacy and safety of canagliflozin as add-on therapy in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who had inadequate glycaemic control with insulin. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study comprised a 16-week, double-blind period in which patients were randomized to either placebo (P; N=70) or canagliflozin (100 mg, CAN; N=76), followed by a 36-week open-label period in which all patients received canagliflozin...
November 7, 2017: Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29106039/a-european-multicentre-retrospective-non-interventional-study-eu-treat-of-the-effectiveness-of-insulin-degludec-after-switching-basal-insulin-in-a-population-with-type-1-or-type-2-diabetes
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Thorsten Siegmund, Nikolaos Tentolouris, Søren T Knudsen, Annunziata Lapolla, Rudolf Prager, Tra-Mi Phan, Michael Lyng Wolden, Bernd Schultes
AIMS: To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of switching to insulin degludec (IDeg) in insulin-treated patients with either T1DM or T2DM, in conditions of routine clinical care. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a multicentre, retrospective, chart review study. All patients had their basal insulin switched to IDeg at least 6 months before the start of data collection. Baseline was defined as the most recent recording during the 3-month period before first prescription of IDeg...
November 6, 2017: Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29103210/insulin-for-the-treatment-of-women-with-gestational-diabetes
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REVIEW
Julie Brown, Luke Grzeskowiak, Kathryn Williamson, Michelle R Downie, Caroline A Crowther
BACKGROUND: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with short- and long-term complications for the mother and her infant. Women who are unable to maintain their blood glucose concentration within pre-specified treatment targets with diet and lifestyle interventions will require anti-diabetic pharmacological therapies. This review explores the safety and effectiveness of insulin compared with oral anti-diabetic pharmacological therapies, non-pharmacological interventions and insulin regimens...
November 5, 2017: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29102365/pregnancy-in-women-with-a-cardiomyopathy-outcomes-and-predictors-from-a-retrospective-cohort
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Gilles Billebeau, Martin Etienne, Riadh Cheikh-Khelifa, Daniele Vauthier-Brouzes, Estelle Gandjbakhch, Richard Isnard, Jacky Nizard, Michel Komajda, Marc Dommergues, Philippe Charron
BACKGROUND: Pregnancies in women with pre-existing cardiomyopathies are considered at high risk for complications. However, few data are available to characterize their natural history and predict the outcome. AIMS: Our aim was to evaluate the prevalence and predictors of acute cardiac and obstetric events in women with a cardiomyopathy during pregnancy, excluding peripartum cardiomyopathy. METHODS: In this retrospective study in a referral centre for cardiomyopathies, we included 43 consecutive pregnancies in 36 women with dilated, hypertrophic, arrhythmogenic right ventricular or tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy, or left ventricular non-compaction...
October 25, 2017: Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29100893/-late-preterm-infants-in-spain-experience-of-the-34-36-neonatal-group
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Mercedes García-Reymundo, Xavier Demestre, M José Calvo, Gemma Ginovart, Ana Jiménez, José Antonio Hurtado
INTRODUCTION: Late preterm (LP) infants (34 -36 weeks of gestation) are the largest group of preterm infants and also the least studied so far. In order to improve their care and reduce the impact of their increased morbidity and mortality, it is essential to know the current situation in Spain. POPULATION AND METHOD: Clinical-epidemiological variables of the LP population of 34 participating hospitals were prospectively collected from 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2016, and were then compared with the Minimum Perinatal Data Set for term births in the database...
October 31, 2017: Anales de Pediatría: Publicación Oficial de la Asociación Española de Pediatría (A.E.P.)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29098731/clues-for-early-detection-of-autoimmune-addison-s-disease-myths-and-realities
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Å B Saevik, A-K Åkerman, K Grønning, I Nermoen, S F Valland, T E Finnes, M Isaksson, P Dahlqvist, R Bergthorsdottir, O Ekwall, J Skov, B G Nedrebø, A-L Hulting, J Wahlberg, J Svartberg, C Höybye, I H Bleskestad, A P Jørgensen, O Kämpe, M Øksnes, S Bensing, E S Husebye
BACKGROUND: Early detection of autoimmune Addison's disease (AAD) is important as delay in diagnosis may result in a life-threatening adrenal crisis and death. The classical clinical picture of untreated AAD is well-described, but methodical investigations are scarce. OBJECTIVE: Perform a retrospective audit of patient records with the aim of identifying biochemical markers for early diagnosis of AAD. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A multicentre retrospective study including 272 patients diagnosed with AAD at hospitals in Norway and Sweden during 1978-2016...
November 3, 2017: Journal of Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29094528/care-of-older-people-with-diabetes
#16
Trisha Dunning
The global population is ageing, and increasingly developing long-term conditions and comorbidities associated with functional changes, reduced quality of life and reduced life expectancy. Diabetes mellitus is a common long-term condition in older people, with many individuals experiencing microvascular and/or macrovascular complications, alongside frailty and dementia. Symptoms of conditions such as hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia may change as a result of older age and long duration of, and complications associated with, diabetes; therefore, such symptoms can be challenging to recognise in older people...
September 13, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29094526/the-medicines-refrigerator-and-the-importance-of-the-cold-chain-in-the-safe-storage-of-medicines
#17
Richard Hatchett
The medicines refrigerator is a common piece of equipment found in clinical areas. It is used to ensure specific medicines are safely stored within a narrow temperature range in line with manufacturers' instructions; this is usually between +2˚C and +8˚C, and ideally +5˚C. Drugs stored in the medicines refrigerator include: vaccines; insulin; chemotherapy drugs; topical preparations, such as some types of eye drops; and other treatments such as glucagon, which is used to manage severe hypoglycaemia. This article reviews the function of the medicines refrigerator and the checks required by healthcare practitioners to ensure that medicines remain safely stored and their effectiveness is maintained...
October 4, 2017: Nursing Standard
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29092962/multiple-endocrine-neoplasia-type-1-presenting-with-refractory-seizures
#18
Banshi Lal Kumawat, Chandramohan Sharma, Mohit Janakkumar Shah, Maulik Panchal
We report a case of 29-year-old woman referred to us for management of refractory epilepsy. Under observation, she was detected to have recurrent hypoglycaemia during the episodes of seizures. On investigation, she was found to have hyperinsulinemic hypoglycaemia. Her triple-phase CT scan of abdomen showed neuroendocrine tumour of pancreatic head, with bilateral renal calculi. Screening of other endocrine glands revealed pituitary microadenoma and parathyroid adenoma on imaging, which was also supported by biochemical and hormonal profile...
November 1, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29084137/kiwifruit-non-sugar-components-reduce-glycaemic-response-to-co-ingested-cereal-in-humans
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Suman Mishra, Haley Edwards, Duncan Hedderley, John Podd, John Monro
Kiwifruit (KF) effects on the human glycaemic response to co-ingested wheat cereal were determined. Participants (n = 20) consumed four meals in random order, all being made to 40 g of the same available carbohydrate, by adding kiwifruit sugars (KF sug; glucose, fructose, sucrose 2:2:1) to meals not containing KF. The meals were flaked wheat biscuit (WB)+KFsug, WB+KF, WB+guar gum+KFsug, WB+guar gum+KF, that was ingested after fasting overnight. Blood glucose was monitored 3 h and hunger measured at 180 min post-meal using a visual analogue scale...
October 30, 2017: Nutrients
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29082728/congenital-hyperinsulinaemic-hypoglycaemia-genetically-confirmed-case-series-from-a-single-centre
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N Atapattu, U Kollurage, A K Lamahewage, K S De Silva
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 30, 2017: Ceylon Medical Journal
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