Diabetes mellitus with complications

The global population living with diabetes was estimated at 108 million in 1980, while World Health Organisation figures for 2014 have shown that has nearly quadrupled to 422

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CE Mark for Mallya device that records key treatment information for diabetic patients.

Biocorp announces that Mallya has obtained the CE 0459 mark as medical device class IIb. Mallya is a smart sensor...

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PIONEER 6 trial demonstrated non-inferiority of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) with oral semaglutide compared with placebo

Novo Nordisk announced that the PIONEER 6 trial achieved its primary endpoint by demonstrating non-inferiority of major adverse cardiovascular events...

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A single course of PRV 031 delays type 1 diabetes onset in high-risk individuals by at least two years.

Provention Bio, Inc. announced that results from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored "At-Risk" Study were published on-line in The...

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Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

The Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre is an information hub providing expert insight into the management of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. This Knowledge Centre contains a wealth of scientific video content offering insights and opinion from some of the leading experts in the field.

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Guidelines

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings.

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The Hospital Management of Hypoglycaemia in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus

These guidelines, produced by the Joint British Diabetes Societies - Inpatient Care Group (JBDS-IP), are intended for use by clinicians and service commissioners to advise the treatment and hospital management of hypoglycaemia...

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Type 2 diabetes: The management of type 2 diabetes

This guideline covers the care and management of type 2 diabetes in adults (aged 18 and over). It focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular risk, managing blood glucose levels, and identifying and managing long-term...

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus: A review on current treatment approach and gene therapy as potential intervention.

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus is a serious and lifelong condition commonly characterised by abnormally elevated blood glucose levels due to a failure in insulin production or a decrease in insulin sensitivity and function.

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Medicinal plants with concomitant anti-diabetic and anti-hypertensive effects as potential sources of dual acting therapies against diabetes and hypertension: A review.

Aim of the review: This article reviewed findings on medicinal plants with both anti-diabetic and anti-hypertensive effects reported in same experimental study to facilitate the development of dual-acting therapies against...

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An update on the safety of SGLT2 inhibitors.

Areas covered: This narrative review discusses the safety profile of SGLT2is: initial concerns (cardiovascular safety, acute renal failure, hypoglycemia, urinary and genital infections, volume depletion, bladder cancer)...

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Clinical trials

A Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Relacorilant in Patients With Endogenous Cushing Syndrome (GRACE)

This is a Phase 3, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized-withdrawal study to assess the safety and efficacy of relacorilant in patients with endogenous Cushing syndrome and concurrent 1) Type 2 diabetes mellitus/impaired...

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CARAT: Canagliflozin vs. placebo for post bariatric patients with persistent type 2 diabetes

This is a prospective, randomized clinical trial for patients with recurrent type 2 diabetes post-gastric bypass surgery that will compare a 6 month course of canagliflozin monotherapy vs. placebo on clinical outcomes of type 2 diabetes.

Added 2 years ago

Efficacy and Safety of Oral Semaglutide Versus Placebo in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Treated With Diet and Exercise Only (PIONEER 1)

This trial is conducted globally. The aim of this trial is to investigate efficacy and safety of oral semaglutide versus placebo in subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with diet and exercise only.

Added 11 months ago

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Robin Hewings

Robin Hewings is the Head of Policy at Diabetes UK. The team find and interpret data, develop policy recommendations and then try to persuade politicians and the public of our case. Mostly working in health, he has been putting together evidence and communications for the last 15 years in ... Read more

Diabetes Patients Must Be Better Educated About Their Condition

Not everyone is convinced that education courses help people look after their diabetes. And the GP I was chatting to a couple of months ago was one of them. He wasn’t sure they worked. People didn’t seem that interested and he wasn’t really sure what people would learn anyway.

CME

Step by step: how to diagnose and manage type 1 diabetes in adults in primary care

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Clinical pointers: Blood glucose control in type 2 diabetes

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Clinical pointers: recognising and managing acute complications of diabetes in adults

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