Dr Claude Lardinois: Albumin’s important role in detecting heart and kidney disease
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Dr Claude Lardinois: Albumin’s important role in detecting heart and kidney disease

In part two of Dr Lardinois’ interview for Diabetes in Control we learn more often overlooked points regarding albumin.   The Role of Albumin in Heart Disease October 29th, 2016 In part 2 of this exclusive interview from AACE 2016, Dr. Claude Lardinois discusses why albumin is a driver of cardiovascular disease. Steve Freed: I woke up with … Continue reading

Dr Claude Lardinois: New insights about cardiovascular disease
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Dr Claude Lardinois: New insights about cardiovascular disease

This is a two part interview with Professor of Internal Medicine Dr Claude Lardinois given to Diabetes in Control. We learn new things from him that are not emphasised enough  in the medical community. Continued smoking is THE factor that causes the most amputations in diabetics. Feet should be examined EVERY time a diabetic sees … Continue reading

Planning a pregnancy: how tight does blood sugar control need to be?
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Planning a pregnancy: how tight does blood sugar control need to be?

  At what level do pregnancy complications begin?     December 17th, 2016  Diabetes in Control     The results from a new study show that risk increased in women with an early HbA1c of at least 5.9% regardless of a gestational diabetes diagnosis later in pregnancy. Risk of obstetric complications increases linearly with rising … Continue reading

BMJ stands by Nina Teicholz despite demands for a retraction
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BMJ stands by Nina Teicholz despite demands for a retraction

Feature Nutrition The scientific report guiding the US dietary guidelines: is it scientific? BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4962 (Published 23 September 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4962 Response by Nina Teicholz I’m delighted that The BMJ has stood by this article and decided against retraction. Two outside reviewers judged that the criticisms of the piece … Continue reading

Anger and exercise CAN trigger heart attacks
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Anger and exercise CAN trigger heart attacks

Can Anger and Exercise Trigger a Myocardial Infarction? Diabetes in Control October 29th 2016 An International study explores the role of physical exertion, anger, and emotional upset in triggering acute myocardial infarction. In the INTERHEART study, researchers explored the triggering association of acute physical activity and anger or emotional upset with a myocardial infarction (AMI) … Continue reading

Can supplements help diabetes related visual problems?
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Can supplements help diabetes related visual problems?

Are supplements a waste of money? This article from Diabetes in Control describes and experiment to find out…..  Do Supplements Help Diabetes Vision? June 26th, 2015   This was a 6-month randomized, controlled clinical trial of patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes with no retinopathy or mild to moderate non-proliferative retinopathy assigned to … Continue reading

Double diabetes: watch out for ketoacidosis with some drug combinations
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Double diabetes: watch out for ketoacidosis with some drug combinations

The use of adjuvant drugs for obese, insulin resistant type ones is increasing. What can you expect from therapy with some of the newer add on drugs? This article in Diabetes in Control tells you. Type I Diabetes Mellitus: A Triple Therapy Approach September 3rd, 2016 What are the benefits of dapagliflozin for type 1 … Continue reading