Category: Endocrinology - page 2

ANGIE02 Trial: Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery for Type II Diabetes Mellitus Trial Visual Absract

Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery for Glycemic Control in Noncritical Care Summarized by: Tabinda Saleem, MBBS Reviewed by: Usama bin Nasir, MD Contribution to literature This trial revealed that the use of the fully automated closed-loop insulin system can help physicians achieve a better glycemic control among hospitalized patients with type 2 diabetes without rendering them at..

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Algorithm for Management of Adult Patients with DKA

Diabetic ketoacidosis requires emergent intervention and treatment. The treatment of DKA requires careful monitoring of both acidosis as well as blood glucose levels. In order to streamline the treatment process, I have designed the following algorithm keeping in mind the complexity of the disease. This management algorithm is based on the American Diabetes association updated..

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Association of Metformin Use With Risk of Lactic Acidosis Across the Range of Kidney Function

Visual Abstract: Metformin use based on kidney function. Over ~1 million patients are not on guideline-directed therapy of metformin due to abnormal kidney function. Thee present study studies the relationship of metformin with lactic acidosis over a wide range of eGFR in patients. Patients were followed up for years and were assesed for decline in..

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NICE-SUGAR Trial: Intensive Glucose Control in Critically Ill Patients

NICE-SUGAR Trial: 2009, Intensive versus Conventional Glucose Control in Critically Ill Patients | NEJM Key Point The NICE trial tackled an important question of what should be the goal blood glucose levels in critically ill patients. The results of this trial were quiet significant and showed tighter or intensive blood glucose control was associated with highter..

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