Review more evidence needed for metformin in children with type 2 diabetes

Review more evidence needed for metformin in children with type 2 diabetes

It should be noted that type 2 diabetes (primarily insulin resistance) is an integral part of the so-called metabolic syndrome, which is visceral obesity, dyslipidemia (increased TG, LDL-C, decreased HDL-C), and arterial hypertension. Metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes, as one of its manifestations, are the leading causes of death in developed countries in Europe …

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Mediterranean diet can improve glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes

Mediterranean diet can improve glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes

What is the Mediterranean diet? The reason why this diet was awarded the title of Mediterranean is that residents of France, Spain, Italy and Greece, that is, countries belonging to the Mediterranean basin, according to who, occupy a leading position in the number of centenarians. Scientists became interested in the reason for this fact. Of …

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Lack of evidence of a link between health literacy and medication adherence

Lack of evidence of a link between health literacy and medication adherence

They have recently started talking about medical literacy of patients. This concept first appeared in the medical literature in the 90 – ies of the last century, but the importance of assessing and improving the level of medical literacy of patients today is no longer in doubt. Its low level puts at risk the safety …

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Ethnicity parenting stress and self efficacy are all associated with glycaemic control in young people with diabetes

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a serious medical and social problem, which is due to its high prevalence, the continuing tendency to increase the number of patients, the chronic course that determines the cumulative nature of the disease, and the high disability of patients. In quantitative terms, type 2 diabetes accounts for 85-90% of the total …

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risk of type 2 diabetes

A diet containing low fat dairy may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

It has been suggested that dairy products might have a preventive effect against type 2 diabetes.  However, the results of observational studies looking at the correlation between the consumption of dairy and incidence of type 2 have been inconclusive. A new systematic review set out to combine the evidence from these different studies into an …

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