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61% of Patients with Diabetes Are Apathetic Towards Glycemic Control
Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2008
The primary objective was to determine the prevalence of apathy characterized by loss of initiative and motivation in patients with diabetes.

Lack of Deep Sleep Raises Diabetes Risk
Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2008
Three nights of interrupted slumber upsets young people's blood sugar levels the same as if they gained 20-30 pounds,, study finds.

ADA's new Guidelines for Screening, Diagnosing, and Treating Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2008
ADA has issued new practice guidelines for screening, diagnostic, and therapeutic interventions that are known or believed to improve health outcomes of patients with diabetes.

2008 ADA Guidelines for Medical Nutrition Therapy
Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2008
ADA has updated its guidelines regarding medical nutrition therapy (MNT), including the use of low-carbohydrate diets to prevent diabetes, manage existing diabetes, and prevent or slow the rate of development of diabetes complications.

Bayer Diabetes Care Contour Test Strips (TS) Voluntary Market Recall
Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2007
Bayer Diabetes Care notified healthcare professionals and consumers of a voluntary market recall of test strips (sensors) used exclusively with the Contour TS Blood Glucose Meter. The product was recalled because test strips from specific lots could result in blood glucose readings with a positive bias that could demonstrate 5 - 17% higher test results.

Screening for Pre-Diabetes Cost-Effective
Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2007
Screening overweight and obese adults for pre-diabetes is cost-effective, according to a study by researchers at RTI International, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Once Weekly Byetta Shows A 1.9% Drop in A1c
Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Once-Weekly Exenatide showed statistical superiority in glucose control compared to BYETTA in head-to-head study.

Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring Increases 22% Among Adults with Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Among Adults with Diabetes - United States, 1997 - 2006," found significant increases in daily monitoring of blood glucose levels among adults with diabetes.

Cardiovascular Disease Decreasing Among Adults with Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Two CDC studies say adults with diabetes report they are doing better at the vital job of monitoring their blood sugar, and fewer say they’ve developed cardiovascular disease.

New System For Reporting Blood Glucose Finalized, A1c Eliminated for Patients
Posted: Friday, November 02, 2007
Finally released, a new equation and a new system for reporting blood sugar results. New system should have a greater impact on patients understanding what an A1c is. The new number will be reported as ADAG (A1C derived average glucose) in mg/dl. or in mmol/lo dependent on the country.

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