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Sedentary behaviour is associated with metabolic syndrome

Sedentary behaviour is associated with metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a clinical and laboratory complex of symptoms that occurs when a metabolic disorder occurs. The pathology is based on the immunity or resistance of cells and peripheral tissues to insulin. When sensitivity to the hormone responsible for glucose uptake is lost, all processes in the body begin to proceed abnormally. Patients have …

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Review regular moderate physical activity is associated with lower mortality in people with diabetes

Review regular moderate physical activity is associated with lower mortality in people with diabetes

Physical activity — or exercise) is any movement, such as walking, dancing, and the like. You don’t have to go to the gym every day or work out with special equipment to get the benefits of physical activity. Physical activity is as much a full-fledged component of the treatment of type 2 diabetes as nutrition, …

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No evidence of benefit for insulin analogs over nph insulin

No evidence of benefit for insulin analogs over nph insulin

Tujeo and Tresiba are two new long-acting insulin analogs that can be prescribed to patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to maintain normal blood glucose levels between meals and at night. Patients with type 1 diabetes should combine this type of insulin with the insulin recommended for administration at meals – most often …

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Metformin

Metformin may be associated with a reduced risk of liver cancer in type 2 diabetes

Effectiveness and features of Metformin administration in diabetes mellitus OUR READERS RECOMMEND! . Seeing the popularity of this tool, we decided to offer it to your attention. Metformin is a vital drug for people with diabetes. The drug has a glucose-lowering effect that regulates blood sugar levels, reduces appetite and promotes active fat burning. The …

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Lack of clear evidence for metformin in type 2 diabetes on insulin therapy

Lack of clear evidence for metformin in type 2 diabetes on insulin therapy

Metformin is widely used as a first line treatment for type 2 diabetes and it is usually continued when treatment is intensified, such as with other oral agents or by insulin therapy. This systematic review looked at whether metformin is actually beneficial to patients who are using insulin. Clinical question: In people with type 2 …

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