Study Ties Earlier Onset Of Type 2 To More Complications

A study from the Joint Asia Diabetes Evaluation shows that the age when a person is diagnosed with type 2 may have an effect on the complications that person later experiences. Interestingly, the study suggests a reason for the likelihood of more complications despite being younger is tied into the use of statins. The study divides type 2 patients into “young onset”—people who are diagnosed

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Diabetes Health Weekly Roundup

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Combined Immunosuppressive Therapy Helps with Type B Insulin Resistance

Researchers believe that the use of a combined immunosuppressive regimen including rituximab, cyclophosphamide, and steroid pulses is both safe and effective when treating patients with type B insulin resistance. This was found true when the immunosuppressant was followed by azathioprine maintenance therapy. The study involved 22 patients with type B insulin resistance. Approximately 84% of those who received the combined immunosuppressive therapy achieved remission within

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Study Connects Glucose Control to Reduced Infection Risk in Diabetes

A new study completed at St. George’s, University of London, found that people with diabetes who maintain healthy HbA1c levels can reduce their risk of hospitalization due to infection. Diabetes is known to weaken the immune system and increase infection risk, so researchers aimed to investigate how well-managed blood glucose levels might affect health outcomes. Researchers analyzed data from 85,000 diabetic adults ages 40-89. They

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Study Connects High-Intensity Leisure-Time Activity with Lower Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Researchers from Spain’s University of Navarra recently studied the effects of leisure-time activity when it comes to cardiovascular disease risk. Analyzing data from middle-aged adults as part of the SUN cohort, they found that the intensity of leisure-time physical activity affects cardiovascular disease incidence regardless of energy expenditure. The findings were based on a study of over 18,000 middle-aged adults with a mean age of

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