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Regular Glucose Monitoring Increases Medication Adherence and Reduces A1c
Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2012
Blood glucose monitoring at least once a day is associated with reduced A1C levels and greater adherence to medication in type 2 diabetes patients who do not take insulin.

The Four Main Risk Factors for PAD
Posted: Sunday, October 28, 2012
Four risk factors for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) account for the vast majority of cases.

Diabetes with Psoriasis Increases Vascular Risk
Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Patients with diabetes and psoriasis are significantly more likely to develop new-onset, diabetes-related microvascular and macrovascular complications than are psoriasis-free patients with diabetes.

Sleepless Nights Increase Risk for Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Sleep deprivation can affect insulin resistance.

Foot Ulceration for Diabetes Patients Doubles Mortality Risk
Posted: Monday, October 22, 2012
Diabetic foot ulceration was associated with a nearly 2-fold increased risk for all-cause mortality above that of diabetes alone, according to a meta-analysis of 8 studies.

Sitting for Too Long Doubles Diabetes Risk
Posted: Sunday, October 21, 2012
The more time people spend sitting, the greater their risk of diabetes, cardiovascular events, and death.

EASD: Increasing Physical Activity Slashes CV Events, Deaths by 66% for Type 2's
Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Higher levels of leisure-time physical activity cut the risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in people with type 2 diabetes.

EASD: New EASD/ADA Position Paper Shifts Treatment Goals with 7 Key Points
Posted: Tuesday, October 09, 2012
A new position statement for treatment of type 2 diabetes treatment focuses on the individual patient rather than a "one number fits all" HbA1c target.

EASD: Once a Year Exenatide Introduced at EASD
Posted: Monday, October 08, 2012
Continuous long-term delivery of exenatide with Intarcia's osmotic mini-pump system allows optimal dose selection for improved glycemic control, ensures adherence, and improves patient tolerability.

EASD: Merck's Investigational Once-Weekly DPP-4 Inhibitor Significantly Lowered Blood Sugar in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Monday, October 08, 2012
Merck announced Phase IIb data for MK-3102, the company's investigational once-weekly DPP-4 inhibitor in development for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

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