Thursday, 21 November 2013

General immune dampening is associated with disturbed metabolism at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes

There is a general immune dampening at diagnosis of T1D, which appears to be related to the metabolic state close to diagnosis (Pediatric Research)

Determinants and consequences of insulin initiation for type 2 diabetes in France

Being treated with insulin was not associated with deterioration in quality of life, and insulin-treated patients were more often adherent than uncontrolled oral bitherapy or tritherapy users. These data suggest that doctors' concerns about patient adherence and detrimental effects on quality of life should not be a barrier to their decision regarding early initiation of insulin therapy (Patient Preference and Adherence)

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