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Study confirms benefits of metformin in diabetes and heart failure

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In diabetics with heart failure, use of metformin is associated with a lower risk of mortality than use of other anti-diabetic agents, even after controlling for other potential prognostic factors, according to a March 18 online report in Diabetes Care. In the article, Dr....

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Insulin pump improves metabolic control in children with diabetes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In young children with type 1 diabetes, early treatment with an insulin pump -- preferably starting at diagnosis -- improves metabolic control, new research shows. The findings, reported online March 15th in the Journal of Pediatrics, stem from a study of 66 children with...

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Drug-eluting stents better than bare metal for saphenous vein graft interventions

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Drug-eluting stents in saphenous vein grafts have a lower risk of revascularization than bare-metal stents, according to a meta-analysis of data on nearly 3500 patients. The study, by Dr. Michael S. Lee and colleagues, also showed nonsignificant trends toward lower rates of...