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Mediterranean Eating Plan May Help Keep T2DM Patients Off Meds

A Mediterranean eating plan (Med-EatPlan) plus extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) may delay the need for first glucose-lowering medication among participants with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the August issue of Diabetes Care. F. Javier Basterra-Gortari, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, and

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Serious Hypoglycemia at Both High and Low Glycosylated Hemoglobin Levels

  In a study published in 2013, serious hypoglycemia was associated with both high (>9%) and low (<6%) levels of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in patients with type 2 diabetes — a so-called U-shaped association (NEJM JW Gen Med Jan 15 2014 and Diabetes Care 2013; 36:3535). Now, another research group has examined this issue.

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Type 1 Diabetes Risk Lower in Infants with Rotavirus Vaccination

Vaccines safely and effectively prevent the spread of infectious disease and some even prevent cancer. Now, a somewhat surprising benefit of vaccination is being suggested by a large epidemiological study that revealed that getting fully vaccinated against rotavirus in the first months of life is associated with a lower risk

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE): sustained clinical benefit and reduction in severe flares with Stelara® (ustekinumab) #EULAR2019

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson presented this week results of two analyses from a Phase 2 study of Stelara®*(ustekinumab) in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The studies highlight not only the sustained clinical benefit of ustekinumab – an anti-interleukin (IL) IL-12/23 p40 neutralising monoclonal antibody – on SLE

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Rates of Diagnosed Diabetes in the U.S. Seem to Be Falling

The incidence of diabetes among U.S. adults shows apparent signs of retreat, according to a study in BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. Using nationally representative data, CDC scientists traced incidence and prevalence trends between 1980 and 2017. The diabetes prevalence rate was stable between 1980 and 1990, at roughly 3%.

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Storage Conditions of Insulin in Domestic Refrigerators and When Carried by Patients: Often Outside Recommended Temperature Range

Abstract Objective: Not much is known about how people with diabetes store their insulin. Objective of our evaluation was to analyze at which temperature insulin is stored in domestic refrigerators and when opened/carried as a spare, and if these temperatures meet the manufacturers’ recommendations. Methods: People with diabetes (n = 338;

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