Less Than 25% of Type 2s Achieve Normal Blood Sugars-New Therapies are Needed

Although type 2 diabetes has tripled since 1960, current treatments remain antiquated, according to an August 1995 article in Clinical and Investigative Medicine. According to Robert Tattersall, MD, author of the article, less than a quarter of people with type 2 diabetes have normal blood sugar, and no new therapies seem to offer any promise of changing that figure. Tattersall points out that what we

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Study Shows Short-term Benefits in Type 2s-They Feel Better

A recent study found that better glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes can result in fewer physical symptoms, better mood, and better well-being. The study, appearing in the March issue of Diabetes Care, observed a group of 188 patients with type 2 diabetes for mood and physical condition. Patients with more stable glycemic control appeared to have a better overall state of “well-being,”

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