Posts Tagged ‘prediabetes’

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June 20th, 2012

Reality Check: The ORIGIN of Spin in a Randomized Trial

When the facts from a randomized controlled trial don’t match the spin, what’s the takeaway for clinicians in the trenches?


June 11th, 2012

Basal Insulin and Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fail to Improve Outcomes in Diabetics and Prediabetics

A large new study has found no evidence of cardiovascular (CV) benefits for either basal insulin or omega-3 fatty acids in a population of people with diabetes or at risk for diabetes. Results of the ORIGIN (Outcome Reduction with Initial Glargine Intervention) study were presented today at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association […]


June 9th, 2012

Transient Glucose Regulation Helps Prevent Progression to Diabetes in Prediabetics

Prediabetics — people with impaired fasting glucose or impaired glucose tolerance — can reduce their high risk for progressing to diabetes if they achieve even a transient return to normal glucose regulation, according to results of the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS), presented at the American Diabetes Association meeting and published simultaneously online in the Lancet. Leigh Perreault […]