Friday, 25 July 2014

Dietary Carbohydrate restriction as the first approach in diabetes management. Critical review and evidence base

This review describes 12 points of evidence based on published clinical and experimental studies and the experience of the authors. The points are supported by established principles in biochemistry and physiology and emphasize that the benefits are immediate and documented while the concerns about risk are conjectural and long term (Nutrition - via Science Direct)

Outpatient Glycemic Control with a Bionic Pancreas in Type 1 Diabetes

As compared with an insulin pump, a wearable, automated, bihormonal, bionic pancreas improved mean glycemic levels, with less frequent hypoglycemic episodes, among both adults and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (NEJM)

Glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist is more efficacious than insulin glargine for poorly controlled type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

GLP-1RA showed greater efficacy compared to IGlar for type 2 diabetes, and it may also prove beneficial for other diabetes-associated characteristics, including obesity, hypertension, and hyperlipidaemia (Journal of Diabetes)

Online social networking services in the management of patients with diabetes mellitus: Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Online SNS provide a novel, feasible approach to improving glycaemic control, particularly in patients with Type 2 diabetes (Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice)

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