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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FDA approves GlucoGorx Glucose Monitoring Test Kit from Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. an emerging commercial-stage pharmaceutical company that delivers safe, innovative and effective over-the-counter medicine and consumer care products...

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CANVAS program studying Invokana in type 2 diabetes shows benefits.- Janssen.

Janssen announced an additional analysis from the landmark CANVAS Program showing Invokana (canagliflozin) improved renal outcomes in people with type...

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FDA approves IDx-DR diagnostic medical device for diabetic retinopathy.- IDx.

The FDA has permitted marketing of the IDx-DR, the first diagnostic medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater...

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Guidelines

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology comprehensive clinical practice guidelines for medical care of patients with obesity.

Development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and the American College of Endocrinology...

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Type 2 diabetes: The management of type 2 diabetes

This guideline contains recommendations for managing type 2 diabetes in adults, and focuses on patient education, dietary advice, managing cardiovascular...

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Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people: diagnosis and management

This guideline updates and replaces the sections for children and young people in type 1 diabetes (NICE guideline CG15). This...

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Journal articles

Ertugliflozin Compared with Glimepiride in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Inadequately Controlled on Metformin: The VERTIS SU Randomized Study.

Introduction: This study assessed the safety and efficacy of ertugliflozin (an oral sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor) vs. glimepiride in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) inadequately controlled on metformin.

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Ertugliflozin and Sitagliptin Co-initiation in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: The VERTIS SITA Randomized Study.

Ertugliflozin is an oral sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor that is being developed to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). This study assessed the efficacy and safety of co-initiation of ertugliflozin and sitagliptin...

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Long-term efficacy and safety of ertugliflozin monotherapy in patients with inadequately controlled T2DM despite diet and exercise: VERTIS MONO extension study.

Aim: This phase III, multicentre, randomized study (ClinicalTrials.gov; NCT01958671) evaluated the efficacy and safety of ertugliflozin monotherapy in adults with inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes...

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Clinical trials

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.

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Investigating the Effectiveness of Tresiba® (Insulin Degludec) After Switching Basal Insulin in a Population With Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (EU-TREAT)

This trial is conducted in Europe. The aim of this trial is to investigate the effectiveness of Tresiba® (insulin degludec) after switching basal insulin in a population with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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Efficacy and Safety of Semaglutide Once-weekly Versus Placebo as add-on to Basal Insulin Alone or Basal Insulin in Combination With Metformin in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes (SUSTAIN™ 5)

The aim of the trial is to investigate efficacy and safety of semaglutide once weekly versus placebo as add-on to basal insulin alone or basal insulin in combination with metformin in subjects with type 2 diabetes.

Added 4 years 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.

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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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