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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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