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Blood Pressure Drug Delays Kidney Disease in Diabetes Patients
Posted: Sunday, March 20, 2011
The drug pressure-reducing medication olmesartan, brand name Benicar, could increase the time before any kidney problems were evident by 23 percent. But experts are concerned about higher deaths from heart problems.

Study Finds Three Times-a-Week Insulin Improves Glucose Levels
Posted: Sunday, March 20, 2011
An alternate form of insulin that is longer lasting may be approved in upcoming years.

Carb Counting vs. Glycemic Load to Determine Insulin Bolus?
Posted: Sunday, March 20, 2011
How many carbs you eat might be less important for your blood sugar than your food's glycemic load.

Anti-VEGF Drug Reverses Diabetic Vision Loss
Posted: Sunday, March 20, 2011
Patients headed toward blindness because of diabetic macular edema showed substantial gains in visual acuity after two years of treatment with the angiogenesis inhibitor drug ranibizumab (Lucentis), its manufacturer said.

In-Hospital Blood Sugar Levels Should Be Higher
Posted: Sunday, February 27, 2011
New recommendations slightly higher than those of leading diabetes group.

Medication Education Key to Adherence
Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011
Medication compliance is a major issue for people with diabetes, and especially those with co- morbidities. Researchers say that medication education is a key factor in helping patients with diabetes better stick to their drug treatment plans.

Fruit Salad and Diabetes Meters Don't Work
Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011
After handling fruits and using an alcohol swab to clean the area before testing, you can still get elevated blood sugars from your monitor.

Effects of Metformin in Obese Insulin-resistant Children
Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011
Metformin had modest but favorable effects on body weight, body composition, and glucose homeostasis in obese insulin-resistant children participating in a low-intensity weight-reduction program.

A 495% Increase in Annual Incidence of Unintentional Therapeutic Errors Involving Insulin
Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2011
Unintentional therapeutic errors involving insulin occurred primarily in adults more than 40 years old (73%) and occurred between the hours of 6-12PM.

Effects of Insulin on Brain Glucose Metabolism in Impaired Glucose Tolerance
Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2011
Insulin stimulates brain glucose metabolism at physiological postprandial levels in patients with impaired glucose tolerance but not in healthy subjects.

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