Could a patient’s own stem cells be used to create insulin-secreting cells, even if that patient has type 1 diabetes?
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Interesting Endo: Fracture Risk & Endocrine Disruptors
Our April list includes predictors of fracture risk, endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and CV effects of thyroid dysfunction.
Adjuvant Metformin in Type 1 Diabetes
This study is the first retrospective, long-term analysis of metformin as adjuvant therapy to insulin in patients with T1DM.
The Uninsured, Hospitalized Patient
When someone in the hospital needs to see a specialist, particularly a specialty where there are so few of us, I don’t understand how one can just refuse.
Endo 2017: Improve Diabetes, Obesity Care
Three studies from ENDO 2017 focused on improving patient care through brain stimulation, an artificial pancreas system, and videoconferencing.
Bone Mineral Density in 50+ Years of Diabetes
A small pilot study is the first to report on bone health in people with an at least 50-year history of type 1 diabetes.
Interesting Endo: T Trials & T1DM Self Care
Our March list includes Testosterone Trials results, self-management in patients transitioning to adult care, and cancer mortality risk with diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes: First-Ever Exercise Guidelines
A new set of guidelines will help people with type 1 diabetes mellitus exercise safely to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar.
Type 1 Diabetes and the Microbiome
The authors compared biopsies of the duodenal mucosa in patients with type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, and controls.
CV Risks and Diabetes: Puerto Rican Population
Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a study looking at certain demographics and cardiovascular complications in a diabetic patient population in Puerto Rico.
Safety of Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery System
Dr. Bobby Lazzara reviews the safety of a hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system for patients with type 1 diabetes in a real-world setting.
Metformin: Cardioprotective in Type 1 Diabetes?
Can metformin’s cardioprotective effect also benefit patients with type 1 diabetes? Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses a small study of 23 patients.
Endo News Roundup: Diabetes Biomarker
March news includes a possible biomarker for diabetes, a new sensor to read glucose levels, and a study on insulin resistance and bone fracture.
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