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Excessive Day Time Sleepiness Adversely Impacts Glycemic Control in T2DM Patients

Nearly 17.5% of type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients suffer with excessive day time sleepiness (EDS), reported a recent Indian study. The study...

19 Jul, 2018

 
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WHtR, a Valuable Predictor of Adverse CVD Risk in High-Risk T2DM Patients

A recent study demonstrated waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) to be equally effective to waist circumference (WC) and superior to body mass index (BMI)...

18 Jul, 2018

 
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Short- and Long-Term Sustainability of Glycemic Achievements with Second-Line ADDs in T2DM Patients

A recent study used large-scale real-world data to compare the probabilities of achieving and sustaining glycemic control with various second-line...

17 Jul, 2018

 
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Early Onset T2DM Associated with High Burden of ACS and other Cardiac Ailments

The incidence of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is substantially high in patients with early-onset type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) even with a short...

09 Jul, 2018

 
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Key Trials

Sustained Reduction in Incident Diabetes Even 3 Years after Withdrawal of Active SMS-based Lifestyle Intervention

An Indian study demonstrates persistent reduction in risk of T2DM even 3 years after withdrawal of active SMS-based lifestyle intervention.  

Impact of Diabetes on Kidney Function Decline: Results from A 26-year Follow up of Community-based Cohort

The prospective, community-based 26-year follow-up study looks at the impact of diabetes on kidney function decline in a general population.  

Preservation of Beta-cell Function: Daily Metformin vs. Intermittent Intensive Insulin Therapy

Metformin is superior to intermittent IIT for preservation of beta-cell function and better glycemic control in early Type-2 diabetes patients.

CARDIA Study: Lactation Duration Inversely Associated with Diabetes Progression in Women across the Childbearing Years

The CARDIA study with a 30-year follow-up demonstrated an inverse association between lactation duration and progression of diabetes in women.

Patient Education

Know More about Diabetes

Diabetes implies high blood sugar levels in blood. Find out more about the cause, risk factors and complications associated with this disease.

Stretching

Stretching improves our flexibility and physical performance. Understand the correct stretching techniques to reap maximum health benefits from them...

Walking

Walking is a simple exercise with numerous health benefits for all.  A simple, step-wise walking program is important for effective diabetes control...

Yoga

The ancient science of yoga provides various health benefits to an individual. Know more about the ‘asanas’ that are beneficial for diabetes...

Our Publications

Mind Matters (Issue 3) - Role of Escitalopram in the Treatment of Comorbid Depression and Diabetes

The presence of depression in patients with diabetes mellitus is of vast importance, as it is usually associated with poor disease control, adverse...

Diabetes Management Series: Cholesterol

Most relevant information on management of dyslipidemia, a common comorbidity observed in diabetes patients, has been summarised in this document.

Drug Therapy for Management of Hyperglycaemia

Brief information on the treatment strategy and selection of oral antihyperglycemic agents in type 2 diabetes is summarised in this document.

Diabetes Management Series: Hypertension

Hypertension elevates the risk of micro-and macro-vascular complications in diabetes. Here is a summary on the BP treatment goals in diabetes...

Slide Library

Clinical Practice Recommendations: ADA 2014

This slide set summarizes the key 2014 clinical practice recommendations of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) on the screening, diagnosis and...

 
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Diabetic Dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia is one of the key risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in diabetes mellitus. This slide set provides information on the...

 
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Treating Hypertension in Diabetics : Optimal Selection of Antihypertensive Therapy

Hypertension affects 20%-60% of diabetics. It substantially increases the risk of macrovascular and microvascular complications in diabetes. This...

 
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The ‘Four Facets’ of Glucose Control: Focus on Voglibose and Metformin Combination

This slide set addresses the need to progress from the glucose triad to the glucose pyramid for achieving steady glucose control. The effectiveness...

 
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Poll

Which is your preferred DPP4 inhibitor for your type 2 diabetes patients with ESRD?
Sitagliptin
23% (3 votes)
Vildagliptin
23% (3 votes)
Linagliptin
46% (6 votes)
No specific choice
8% (1 vote)
Don’t prefer a DPP4 inhibitor
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 13