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Many patients with type 2 diabetes take basal insulin incorrectly, self-manage hypoglycemia

mdCurrent Conference Report: 72nd Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association Few patients with type 2 diabetes are taking their basal insulin correctly, according to the results of a multi-country survey. This is especially relevant information for Indian physicians who treat patients with type 2 diabetes, since India is… 

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Early basal insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes achieves glycemic control better than sitagliptin, but with greater risk of hypoglycemia

mdCurrent Conference Report: 72nd Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association Adding basal insulin (insulin glargine) as a second-line treatment after metformin is superior to adding sitagliptin in achieving glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to study data presented at the 72nd Annual (2012) Scientific Sessions… 

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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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