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Patient-reported severe hypoglycemia increases mortality risk

For the first time ever, a newly published retrospective study has established a significant correlation between patient-reported severe hypoglycemia and increased mortality in patients with diabetes. Key Point: Patients with diabetes who self-report severe episodes of hypoglycemia have a higher risk of mortality. It’s important to question them about hypoglycemic… 

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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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New guidelines compare oral agents for diabetes management

An estimated 50.8 million people in India are living with diabetes, according to the World Diabetes Foundation. Diabetes results in complications ranging from retinopathy and neuropathy to coronary artery disease. Epidemiological demand combined with increased complexity of care make evidence-based treatment guidelines vital for busy clinicians. The American College of… 

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