Thursday, 29 May 2014

Very-low-energy diet for type 2 diabetes: An underutilized therapy?

An intensive, outpatient, behavioral weight management program significantly improved HbA1c in patients with type 2 diabetes over 12 weeks. The use of such programs should be encouraged among obese patients with type 2 diabetes (Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications)

Exenatide once weekly versus insulin glargine for type 2 diabetes (DURATION-3): 3-year results of an open-label randomised trial

Efficacy of once-weekly exenatide is sustained for 3 years. GLP-1 receptor agonists could be a viable long-term injectable treatment option in patients with type 2 diabetes who have not yet started taking insulin (The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology)

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