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Tight glycemic control not recommended in hospitalized patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians recommends strongly against the use of intensive insulin therapy to normalize high blood glucose levels in hospitalized patients with or without diabetes. The preamble to the guideline, in the Annals of...

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Biliopancreatic diversion has lasting benefits on diabetes complications

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Research shows that biliopancreatic diversion (BPD) significantly reduces renal and cardiovascular complications over 10 years in morbidly obese individuals with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes. Drm Catholic University in Rome, Italy and colleagues report this finding in the...

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Exenatide seen better than insulin for type 2 diabetics

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In metformin-treated patients with type 2 diabetes, exenatide twice daily improves glycemic control to the same degree as insulin aspart twice daily, but with less hypoglycemia, researchers in Germany and Austria report. Dr. Oliver Bachmann, with Lilly Deutschland in Bad...