Tag: "glycemic" at medical news
Metabolic syndrome prevalent in heart attack patients
...ications and confirms the importance of evaluating glycemic
control during the acute phase of MI."...
Does a family dinner guarantee slimmer kids?
...ied food, soda, and saturated and trans fat; lower glycemic
load; and more fiber intake....
Association between depression severity and poor glycemic control among Hispanics with diabetes
...t association between depression severity and poor glycemic
control (PGC). The findings also confirm that les.... However, the relationship between depression and glycemic
control in patients with diabetes is less obvious. Hispanics have high rates of diabetes and are mor...
Diabetes knowledge has little effect on improving outcomes
...ed about dietary and life style choices related to glycemic
and lipid control, as well knowledge of the effect...e groups scored with such clinical measurements as glycemic
control, cholesterol levels, body mass index (BMI) and death. The only correlation, not surprisingly...
Canadian study demonstrates new approach to achieving diabetes control
...ral agents alone. In addition to achieving better glycemic
control, patients using insulin glargine expressed... with oral agents or alone) safely achieved better glycemic
and metabolic outcomes than adding oral agents. These results were achieved with no increased risk o...
ACTOS (pioglitazone HCl) significantly improved components of diabetic dyslipidemia
...underscores the potential benefits of ACTOS beyond glycemic
control in improving diabetic dyslipidemia in patients with type 2 diabetes. These findings require further research in order to determine whether the results reported here may affect cardiovascular risk." ACTOS (pioglitazone HCl) Avandia (rosigl...
Diabetes drug controls blood glucose, cardiac risk
...ality and stroke." "Our review confirms that tight glycemic
control with metformin monotherapy is one of the main therapeutic options in the type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients with overweight or obesity," they say. In addition, they confirm that the adverse effects of metformin, mainly on the digestive trac...
Hopkins experts highlight strategies to raise levels of so-called good HDL cholesterol
...rates, they say, should be restricted because high glycemic
products, such as processed cereals and breads, are associated with lower HDL levels. In the report, the researchers cite niacin, also called nicotinic acid or vitamin B3, as the most effective medication for raising HDL cholesterol, leading to incre...
PRESERVE- 2-year study of initial combo therapy with nateglinide or glyburide + metformin
... patients with type 2 diabetes, who had inadequate glycemic
control using diet and exercise alone. Patients had an HbA1c measurement between 7 percent and 11 percent. After a four-week maintenance period, when patients in both arms of the study took the lowest dose of their study medication, patients were a...
Fried food and fatter kids
...beverages, and red and processed meats, and higher glycemic
loads. They also ate fewer foods that are integral...ts and vegetables), and type 2 diabetes (e.g. high glycemic
load). "Many of my patients, ages 8 to 12 years old, frequently eat foods prepared away from home, ...
ACTOplus met (pioglitazone HCl and metformin HCl)
...ated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic
control in patients with type 2 diabetes who are a...ated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic
control in patients with type 2 diabetes. ACTOS may be used alone or in combination with metformin,...
Newsbriefs from the journal Chest, March 2006
..., CT, analyzed the economic impact of an intensive glycemic
management protocol by comparing the clinical outcomes of 800 patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) prior to the established protocol, with 800 patients admitted to the ICU after the protocol. Clinical outcomes reported in a previous stu...
Blood sugar control before surgery associated with fewer infections afterward
..., and colleagues examined the relationship between glycemic
(blood sugar) control and postoperative infections...evels over the previous two to three months. Good glycemic
control was defined as meeting the American Diabetes Association target, an Hb A1c level of less tha...
Antidepressant medication may prevent recurring depression in diabetics
...interval of maintenance and did not interfere with glycemic
improvement achieved during the recovery phase. Treatment with sertraline is relatively simple, safe and widely available, and although it is not curative, it offers patients with diabetes a potentially viable method for ameliorating the suffering, ...
A non-invasive method for measuring beta cell mass during diabetes
...ancreatic uptake of DTBZ that preceded the loss of glycemic
control in the diabetic rat. These studies suggest that PET-based quantitation of VMAT2 receptors could provide a non-invasive measurement of beta cell mass that could be used to study the pathogenesis of diabetes and to monitor therapeutic interven...
More than just genetics: Lifestyle choices impact GI health
...ach of three types of breakfasts: one high in both glycemic
index and glycemic
load (HGI-HGL); one high in glycemic
index and low in glycemic
load (HGI-LGL); and one low in both g...
UCLA study finds that simple lifestyle changes may improve cognitive function and brain efficiency
...ed diet full of omega-3 fats, antioxidants and low glycemic
carbohydrates like whole grains. To manage stress, participants performed daily relaxation exercises. Small notes that stress causes the body to release cortisol, a hormone that can impair memory and damage brain memory cells. Brain function was te...
ACTOS (pioglitazone HCl) to be studied in new trial
...nce suggesting that ACTOS may have benefits beyond glycemic
control," said Robert Spanheimer, M.D., medical director for diabetes and metabolism at Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. "CHICAGO will be viewed in the context of other large cardiovascular studies with ACTOS: the PROactive study, which f...
New results from the landmark PROactive trial
...t at three years with ACTOS vs placebo, and better glycemic
control was seen with ACTOS. The incidence of hypoglycemia was higher in the ACTOS-treated group than in the placebo group....
Low-glycemic index diet promotes weight loss, cardiovascular risk reduction
A diet high in carbohydrates but low on the glycemic
index, which measures the impact of carbohydrates ...wo were high-protein diets; one of each had a high glycemic
load (the total contribution of all foods in the diet to blood glucose levels) and the others had lo...