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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Added 15 days ago Drug news

FDA gives 510(k) approval for the SEKURE HbA1c assay for diabetes.-Sekisui Diagnostics.

Sekisui Diagnostics announces the FDA clearance of their SEKURE HbA1c assay. The assay has been cleared to be used as...

Added 17 days ago Drug news

FDA approves FreeStyle Libre 14 day Flash Glucose Monitoring system,.- Abbott.

Abbott announced that the FDA has approved the FreeStyle Libre 14 day Flash Glucose Monitoring system, which allows people with...

Added 20 days ago Drug news

CE Mark for Accu Chek Solo micropump system for diabetes control.- Roche.

Roche announced that it has received CE Mark for its Accu Chek Solo micropump system. The company will initiate the...

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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.

Added 4 years ago

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...

Added 4 years ago

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 2 years ago

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Journal articles

Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Implications of Semaglutide: A New Glucagon-Like Peptide (GLP)-1 Receptor Agonist.

Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) came to market in the year 2005, as a new therapeutic classification, for clinical use in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

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Efficacy and Safety of Once-Weekly Semaglutide for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Semaglutide, a newly once-weekly glucagon like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, has showed a favorable effect on glycaemic control and weight reduction in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

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Semaglutide: The Newest Once-Weekly GLP-1 RA for Type 2 Diabetes.

Objective: To review efficacy and safety of the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1 RA) semaglutide for type 2 diabetes (T2D).

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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.

Added 1 year 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.

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A Study in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus With Hypercholesterolemia/Mixed Dyslipidemia

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of 12 weeks of subcutaneous evolocumab taken monthly compared with subcutaneous placebo taken monthly on low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in subjects with...

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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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