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1 Reduced risk of hypoglycemia with once-daily glargine versus twice-daily NPH and number needed to harm with NPH to demonstrate the risk of one additional hypoglycemic event in type 2 diabetes: Evidence from a long-term controlled trial Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, April 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

2 Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of continuous positive airway pressure to manage obstructive sleep apnea in patients with type 2 diabetes in the U.K. Diabetes Care, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

3 Efficacy and safety of canagliflozin compared with placebo in older patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a pooled analysis of clinical studies Full Text BMC Endocrine Disorders, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

4 Changes in diabetes-related complications in the United States, 1990-2010 New England Journal of Medicine, April 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

5 Hyperbaric oxygen for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers: A systematic review European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, April 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

6 Understanding the high prevalence of diabetes in U.S. South Asians compared with four racial/ethnic groups: The MASALA and MESA studies Diabetes Care, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

7 Usefulness of subclinical left ventricular midwall dysfunction to predict cardiovascular mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus The American Journal of Cardiology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

8 Analysis of common and coding variants with cardiovascular disease in the diabetes heart study Full Text Cardiovascular Diabetology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

9 Global educational disparities in the associations between body mass index and diabetes mellitus in 49 low-income and middle-income countries Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

10 A randomized comparative effectiveness trial of using cable television to deliver diabetes prevention programming Obesity, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

11 Relationship between Hb and HbA1c in Japanese adults: An analysis of the 2009 Japan Society of Ningen Dock database Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

12 Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is independently associated with an increased incidence of chronic kidney disease in patients with type 1 diabetes Diabetes Care, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

13 Insulin inhibits cardiac contractility by inducing a Gi-biased β2 adrenergic signaling in hearts Diabetes, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

14 Gender, clamped hyperglycemia and arterial stiffness in patients with uncomplicated type 1 diabetes mellitus Clinical and Experimental Hypertension, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

15 Lessons from whole-exome sequencing in MODYX families Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

16 Update of the German Diabetes Risk Score and external validation in the German MONICA/KORA study Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

17 Streptozotocin-induced diabetes prolongs twitch duration without affecting the energetics of isolated ventricular trabeculae Full Text Cardiovascular Diabetology, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

18 Effects of maternal iodine supplementation during pregnancy and lactation on iodine status and neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone Full Text Journal of Perinatology, April 18, 2014    Review Article

19 Baseline adiponectin levels do not influence the response to pioglitazone in ACT NOW Diabetes Care, April 18, 2014    Clinical Article

20 Anorexia nervosa complicated by diabetes mellitus: The case for permissive hyperglycemia International Journal of Eating Disorders, April 18, 2014

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Regulatory protein identified in T1DM

As published in Pancreas, researchers at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine have identified a protein (islet homeostasis protein [IHoP]) which appears to control blood glucose levels by regulating the balance between insulin and glucagon. IHoP is released from glucagon-producing cells in the islets. In both humans and animals, high levels of IHoP exist in the euglycemic state, while T1DM is associated with an absence of IHoP. The authors suggest that IHoP may serve as a target in the treatment of T1DM.

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Statins increase risk of DM in postmenopausal women

As reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers at the Mayo Clinic have shown an association between statin use and diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women. The study involved 161,808 postmenopausal women (age range, 50-79 years) who were enrolled at 40 centers between 1993 and 1998 as part of the Women’s Health Initiative. Of the study cohort, data was available for 153,840 women without diabetes at baseline, 7.04% of whom used statins. There were 10,242 incident cases of diabetes in statin users (HR = 1.71) during 1,004,466 person-years of follow-up

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Determining the basal insulin dosage in T2DM

Anthropometric, laboratory, and clinical findings were evaluated in 681 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus to determine the factors with the greatest influence on determining the basal insulin dosage for a target glucose level < 120 mg/dL. The authors reported that waist circumference, the duration of insulin treatment, lipid-lowering medications, use of insulin sensitizers, the HbA1c, fasting plasma glucose, HDL-C, and triglycerides levels, and severe NAFLD were most significant.

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1 Visual outcome after fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy of benign anterior skull base tumors Journal of Neuro-Oncology, March 4, 2014

2 Glycation of apolipoprotein C1 impairs its CETP inhibitory property: pathophysiological relevance in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes Diabetes Care, March 4, 2014

3 Low carbohydrate diet to achieve weight loss and improve HbA1c in type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes: experience from one general practice Practical Diabetes, March 17, 2014

4 Adding glimepiride to current insulin therapy increases high-molecular weight adiponectin levels to improve glycemic control in poorly controlled type 2 diabetes Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome, March 28, 2014    Free full text

5 Imaging characteristics of pathologically proven thymic hyperplasia: identifying features that can differentiate true from lymphoid hyperplasia American Journal of Roentgenology, March 4, 2014

6 Safety and efficacy of biphasic insulin aspart 30 in type 2 diabetes patients switched from either biphasic or basal human insulin: results from the Gulf cohort of the A1chieve study International Journal of Clinical Practice, March 12, 2014

7 Association of serum concentration of TNFR1 with all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease: follow-up of the SURDIAGENE cohort Diabetes Care, March 14, 2014
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8 Hemoglobin A1c, fasting plasma glucose, and 2-hour plasma glucose distributions in U.S. population subgroups: NHANES 2005–2010 Annals of Epidemiology , February 13, 2014

9 Clinical study of treatment switching from premixed insulin to basal insulin combined with oral hypoglycemic drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome, March 14, 2014    Free full text

10 Comparing dosing of basal insulin analogues detemir and glargine: Is it really unit-per-unit and dose-per-dose? Annals of Pharmacotherapy, March 12, 2014

11 Once-weekly albiglutide versus once-daily liraglutide in patients with type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled on oral drugs (HARMONY 7): a randomised, open-label, multicentre, non-inferiority phase 3 study The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, February 18, 2014

12 Current thyroid cancer trends in the United States JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, March 3, 2014    Review Article

13 Comparison of extended release GLP-1 receptor agonist therapy versus sitagliptin in the management of type 2 diabetes Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy, March 5, 2014    Free full text    Review Article

14 Effects of moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity on overnight and next-day hypoglycemia in active adolescents with type 1 diabetes Diabetes Care, March 3, 2014

15 Cardiovascular risk profile in subjects with prediabetes and new-onset type 2 diabetes identified by HbA1c according to American Diabetes Association Criteria Diabetes Care, February 28, 2014

16 The effect of L-thyroxine substitution on lipid profile, glucose homeostasis, inflammation and coagulation in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism International Journal of Clinical Practice, March 12, 2014
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17 Insulin pump use in pregnancy is associated with lower HbA1c without increasing the rate of severe hypoglycaemia or diabetic ketoacidosis in women with type 1 diabetes Diabetologia - Clinical and Experimental Diabetes and Metabolism, March 4, 2014

18 Effects of sitagliptin on glycemia, incretin hormones, and antropyloroduodenal motility in response to intraduodenal glucose infusion in healthy lean and obese humans, and patients with type 2 diabetes treated with or without metformin Diabetes, March 26, 2014

19 A higher-complex carbohydrate diet in gestational diabetes achieves glucose targets and lowers postprandial lipids: A randomized crossover study Diabetes Care, March 7, 2014

20 Alogliptin: Safety, efficacy, and clinical implications Journal of Pharmacy Practice, March 4, 2014    Review Article

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