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Simple call center intervention can improve diabetes-specific outcomes

mdCurrent Conference Report: 72nd Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association A multifactorial intervention approach that included call center support focused on disease management improved several diabetes-specific outcomes in a pilot study conducted at Apollo Hospitals in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India. Key Point: An intervention that includes telephone-based counseling… 

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Early intensive therapy in type 2 diabetes may preserve beta cell function

mdCurrent Conference Report: 72nd annual scientific sessions of the American Diabetes Association Intensive therapy initiated in newly diagnosed patients with type 2 diabetes preserved beta-cell function over the course of a 3.5-year study. The study’s lead investigator, Ildiko Lingvay, MD, recommended that “we try to achieve glycemic normalization as quickly… 

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Exenatide better than glimepiride as second option after metformin in type 2 diabetes

mdCurrent Conference Report: 72nd Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association A recent study found that adding exenatide twice daily is superior to glimepiride once daily to achieve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes who can’t achieve control on metformin. “These results are important because they highlight… 

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Insulin has neutral effect on cardiovascular disease, cancer when used early in type 2 diabetes

mdCurrent Conference Report: 72nd Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association Basal insulin in patients with prediabetes or newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes has no effect on cardiovascular disease events over a median follow-up of 6.2 years, according to a recent study. An estimated 62 million people nationwide are… 

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