• Efficacy of cinnamon in patients with type II diabetes mellitus: A randomized controlled clinical trial

    2 monthes ago - By Clinical Nutrition

    Multiple studies have evaluated the hypoglycemic effect of cinnamon in patients with diabetes mellitus type II, with conflicting results. Differences in Baseline Body Mass Index of patients may be able to explain the observed differences in the results. This study was designed to evaluate the effect of cinnamon supplementation on anthropometric, glycemic and lipid outcomes of patients with DM type II based on their baseline BMI.
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  • New Technologies for Treating Type I Diabetes in Pediatrics

    2 monthes ago - By Journal of Pediatric Nursing

    Type 1 diabetes , formerly known as juvenile diabetes, along with Type 2 diabetes are the third most commonly occurring chronic diseases of childhood, and their incidence continues to increase worldwide (Imperatore, Mayer-Davis, Orchard, & Zhong, 2015; Pettitt, Talton, Dabelea, Divers, Imperatore, et al., 2014). Because there was no national database tracking the number of children with diabetes in the U.S., a large multi-center project called the “SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth” started in 2000 .
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  • Semaglutide plus basal insulin reduces HbA1c, body weight in type 2 diabetes

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Helena W. Rodbard
    Adults with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes despite stable basal insulin therapy who were assigned add-on once-weekly semaglutide experienced significant reductions in HbA1c and body weight over 30 weeks vs. those assigned placebo, according to findings from the SUSTAIN 5 trial.
    “This study demonstrates that even in patients with longstanding diabetes uncontrolled on insulin, significant improvements in glycemic control, as evidenced by improved HbA1c, can be achieved with a once-weekly injection of semaglutide,” Helena W. Rodbard, MD, FACP, MACE, medical
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