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ACCORD Trial (2008): Effects of Intensive Glucose Lowering in Type 2 Diabetes

ACCORD Trial Summary: Gerstein et al randomized 10,251 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, hemoglobin A1c ≥7.5% with CAD or ≥2 cardiovascular risk factors (dyslipidemia, HTN, current smoking, obesity) to either standard glycemic control HbA1c 7-7.9% (n=5,123) or intensive glycemic control HbA1c <6% (n=5,128). The primary objective was to assess if intensive glycemic control targeting..

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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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