Insulin

T2D Therapies: Tofogliflozin Efficacy With High Baseline Insulin

T2D Therapies: Tofogliflozin Efficacy With High Baseline Insulin

HbA1c, fasting plasma glucose, and body weight were significantly reduced in all patients taking tofogliflozin.

Heart Failure Outcomes: Worse Long-Term Prognosis in Diabetes

Heart Failure Outcomes: Worse Long-Term Prognosis in Diabetes

Ten-year heart failure outcomes were worse in patients with diabetes than without.

Insulin Plus Sulfonylurea, Metformin Linked to HbA1c Reduction

Insulin Plus Sulfonylurea, Metformin Linked to HbA1c Reduction

However, sulfonylurea plus insulin was linked to more hypglycemic events than insulin alone.

AAP Shares List of 5 Unnecessary Pediatric Tests and Procedures

AAP Shares List of 5 Unnecessary Pediatric Tests and Procedures

The American Academy of Pediatrics urges careful consideration between parents and clinicians prior to ordering these tests.

Following Ischemic Stroke, Glycemic Control Indicative of Short-Term Outcomes

Following Ischemic Stroke, Glycemic Control Indicative of Short-Term Outcomes

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Hyperglycemia treatment was left to physician's discretion.

Availability of Insulin Lispro Injection to Treat Diabetes

Availability of Insulin Lispro Injection to Treat Diabetes

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Approved in June 2017, the Humalog Junior KwikPen will soon be available to treat patients with diabetes.

Glycemic Control in Physically Active Adolescents With T1D: Closed-Loop Control vs Remote Pump in Winter Sports

Glycemic Control in Physically Active Adolescents With T1D: Closed-Loop Control vs Remote Pump in Winter Sports

During a 5-day ski camp, researchers examined closed-loop insulin management vs a remote monitored pump system for glycemic control with the additional challenge of cold and altitude.

High Risk of Insulin Resistance, PTSD Biomarkers in Military Veterans

High Risk of Insulin Resistance, PTSD Biomarkers in Military Veterans

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Eighty-three veterans with PTSD participated in a study examining biological pathways between PTSD and metabolic diseases.

Interspersed Upper Body Activity With Sedentary Time Improves Glucose, Insulin

Interspersed Upper Body Activity With Sedentary Time Improves Glucose, Insulin

Short periods of arm ergometry while sitting for prolonged periods of time improve glucose and insulin in subjects with obesity.

Does Vitamin D Supplementation Impact Insulin Sensitivity in T2D?

Does Vitamin D Supplementation Impact Insulin Sensitivity in T2D?

No difference was noted among groups related to insulin sensitivity following vitamin D supplementation.

Insulin Sensitivity Not Affected by Vitamin D Supplementation in Type 2 Diabetes

Insulin Sensitivity Not Affected by Vitamin D Supplementation in Type 2 Diabetes

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No between-group differences for factors such as glycemic control, endogenous glucose production, and insulin sensitivity were found.

Case Report: Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome Following Rituximab Therapy

Case Report: Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome Following Rituximab Therapy

A 37-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with recurrent dizziness following her recent pregnancy.

Tesamorelin May Reduce Insulin Resistance in HIV With Lipodystrophy

Tesamorelin May Reduce Insulin Resistance in HIV With Lipodystrophy

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Patients with HIV and abdominal fat who received tesamorelin experienced positive changes in fasting blood glucose and glycated hemoglobin A1c.

Early Insulin Therapy Improves Type 2 Diabetes Care

Early Insulin Therapy Improves Type 2 Diabetes Care

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Early initiation of insulin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes improved HbA1c, fasting blood sugar, postprandial blood sugar, and BMI.

Diabulimia: Comorbid Type 1 Diabetes and Eating Disorders

Diabulimia: Comorbid Type 1 Diabetes and Eating Disorders

Dual diagnosis of an eating disorder with type 1 diabetes -- known as diabulimia -- is a newly-recognized psychiatric illness in this patient population.

Type 2 Diabetes Therapy Intensification: Part II: GLP-1 Agonist Adverse Effects and Fixed-Ratio Combinations

Type 2 Diabetes Therapy Intensification: Part II: GLP-1 Agonist Adverse Effects and Fixed-Ratio Combinations

When basal insulin no longer provides adequate glucose control in type 2 diabetes, a rapid-acting insulin or a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist may be used to intensify therapy.

Type 2 Diabetes Therapy Intensification: Part I: Insulin vs GLP-1 Agonists

Type 2 Diabetes Therapy Intensification: Part I: Insulin vs GLP-1 Agonists

When basal insulin no longer provides adequate glucose control in type 2 diabetes, a rapid-acting insulin or a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist may be used to intensify therapy.

Timing of Cognitive Decline Linked to Insulin Resistance

Timing of Cognitive Decline Linked to Insulin Resistance

Researchers examined the link between insulin resistance, fasting insulin and glucose, glycated hemoglobin, and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and decreased cognitive performance.

Insulin Pump Predictive Management System Decreases Hypoglycemia in Pediatric T1D

Insulin Pump Predictive Management System Decreases Hypoglycemia in Pediatric T1D

PLGM tied to smaller number of hypoglycemic events; increase in time spent 140 mg/dL

Insulin Pump Therapy Improves QoL for Adolescents With T2DM

Insulin Pump Therapy Improves QoL for Adolescents With T2DM

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At the end of a 3-month period, adolescents with type 2 diabetes experienced decreased HbA1c levels after using insulin pump therapy.

MACE Risk With Insulin Dosage in Type 2 Diabetes

MACE Risk With Insulin Dosage in Type 2 Diabetes

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A cohort study of primary care records in the United Kingdom did not find an increased risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with insulin.

Rising Insulin Prices: ADA & Endocrine Society Call for Action

Rising Insulin Prices: ADA & Endocrine Society Call for Action

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The American Diabetes Association and the Endocrine Society have issued statements with the intent of improving insulin access and affordability.

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Improves HbA1c in T1D

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Improves HbA1c in T1D

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Patients with type 1 diabetes who used multiple insulin injections daily experienced reductions in HbA1c with continuous glucose monitoring.

Diabetes Requiring Insulin May Raise Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation

Diabetes Requiring Insulin May Raise Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation

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Insulin-requiring diabetes was associated with a higher risk for stroke/systemic embolism incidence at 1-year follow-up.

Standardized Insulin Sliding Scale Order Sheet Cuts Medication Errors

Standardized Insulin Sliding Scale Order Sheet Cuts Medication Errors

A standardized sliding scale insulin (SSI) order sheet can reduce the incidence of SSI-related medication errors.

VARIATION Study: Investigator Insights

VARIATION Study: Investigator Insights

Harpreet Bajaj, MD, MPH, ECNU, FACE, offers perspective on his study of various insulin regimens in type 2 diabetes.

American Diabetes Association Calls for Access to Affordable Insulin

American Diabetes Association Calls for Access to Affordable Insulin

American Diabetes Association asks Congress to investigate skyrocketing prices of insulin.

Marie McDonnell, MD: New Basal Insulins for Type 2 Diabetes

Marie E. McDonnell, MD, of Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, discusses implementing effective behavior change for patients with diabetes.

FDA Green-lights First 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes

FDA Green-lights First 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes

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Approval was based on a clinical trial that included 123 people with type 1 diabetes who used the MiniMed 670G hybrid closed-loop system for 3 months, after a 2-week period of no use.

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