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Study Shows People with Type 2 Diabetes Benefit from Continuous Glucose Monitoring

The results show that continuous glucose monitoring is an effective diabetes management tool that could benefit millions of people with type 2 diabetes on insulin therapy People with type 2 diabetes on a multiple daily injection (MDI) insulin therapy benefit from the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), according to a study recently published in...
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Long-Term Diabetes Complication: Liver Inflammation Raises Cholesterol Levels

Inflammatory processes in the liver lead to elevated cholesterol levels in people with diabetes, thus promoting subsequent vascular diseases, according to a study by researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum München, Technische Universität München (TUM) and the Collaborative Research Center SFB 1118 at Heidelberg University Hospital. The paper was recently published in Cell Reports. “Even if blood...
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Innocent Bystanders

smoking A new study uncovers potential links between secondhand smoke and type 2 diabetes and obesity. Fortunately, the number of smokers is on the decline, but will that reduce rates of diabetes and obesity? The association between smoking and risk factors for respiratory, cardiovascular, and metabolic diseases is widely documented, as are the respiratory and cardiovascular...
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Machine-Learning Techniques Unlock Hidden Benefit of Weight Loss Interventions for Overweight Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Losing weight reduces the risk of long-term cardiovascular illness and mortality for the majority of patients with type 2 diabetes, but for a small subgroup, weight-loss intervention can lead to dramatically worse outcomes, according a study published recently in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. Researchers led by James H. Faghmous, PhD, chief technology officer at...

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