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05-25-2018 | Hypoglycemia | Highlight | News

Mini-dose glucagon could help protect against exercise-induced hypoglycemia

Modestly increasing glucagon levels when commencing physical activity could be an effective strategy for preventing exercise-induced hypoglycemia among patients with type 1 diabetes, results of a randomized crossover trial suggest.

01-03-2018 | Glucagon | News

Glucagon use restrictions compromising prehospital hypoglycemia treatment in USA

The widespread bar on glucagon administration by basic providers of emergency medicine in the USA may prevent its use in three-quarters of cases in which it is needed, say researchers.

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10-24-2016 | Hypoglycemia | Editorial | Article

Attention to hypoglycemia can improve glucose control and reduce risk

Jay Shubrook explores why it is so important to include hypoglycemia assessment and management as part of your diabetes management plan.

Original research

Journal articles and book chapters

06-26-2018 | Devices and technology | Review | Article

Technology in the management of type 1 diabetes mellitus: Current status and future prospects

Tauschmann M Hovorka R. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0044-y

06-23-2018 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Review | Article

Cardiovascular outcome studies in type 2 diabetes: Comparison between SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists

Scheen AJ. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; 143: 88–100. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.06.008

06-16-2018 | Medications | Review | Article

Availability and affordability of essential medicines: Implications for global diabetes treatment

Beran D et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 48. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1019-z

In practice

02-16-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | In practice | Article

The role of the pharmacist in managing type 2 diabetes with glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists as add-on therapy

Meece J. Adv Ther 2017; 34: 638–657. doi: 10.1007/s12325-017-0491-1

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