Navigation Links
Self-monitoring of blood glucose
Date:9/29/2009

Diabetes patients should always control their own blood sugar values if this leads to improvements in their treatment. This is the view advocated by Michael Nauck of the Bad Lauterberg Diabetes Center and his coauthors in the current issue of Deutsches rzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2009; 106[37]: 587-94), who discuss sensible approaches to blood glucose self-monitoring.

On the basis of their analysis, the authors make differentiated proposals for the cost-efficient self-monitoring of blood glucose in a manner appropriate to the patient's individual needs.

About 40% of patients with type 2 diabetes are treated with oral antidiabetic agents or dietetically. It is controversial whether regular glucose self-measurement can improve the patient's metabolic status.

In combination therapy with oral antidiabetic agents and the daily injection of low acting insulin, the drug dose must be consistently adapted. For these patients, it is recommended to measure fasting blood sugar twice weekly.

Conventional insulin therapy is suitable for about 10% of patients with type 2 diabetes. This uses a mixture of rapid and long acting insulin and provides metabolic control for up to 16 hours. Deviations in blood sugar do not have to be controlled. There have been a variety of different recommendations for the self-monitoring of blood sugar values in these patients.

Intensified insulin therapy is the standard treatment for patients with type 1 diabetes. Its objective is that the metabolic status should be near normal, and it requires frequent blood glucose measurements.

The authors recommend that an individual therapy regimen should be developed and implemented for each patient.


'/>"/>

Contact: E. Bartholomaeus
49-223-470-11133
Deutsches Aerzteblatt International
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Frost & Sullivan: Self-Monitoring and POC Diabetes Tests Reveal Potential for Significant Growth, Boosting the European Diabetes Diagnostics Market
2. Special supplement on self-monitoring of blood glucose in diabetes technology & therapeutics
3. Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Highly Effective in Diabetes Care, According to a Special Issue of Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics
4. Blood Thinner May Cause Skin Lesions
5. Lack of Vitamin D Linked to High Blood Pressure
6. Corn Refiners Association Comments on Findings in Recent Report on Sugars and High Blood Pressure
7. Video: New Clinical Trial Results Show Germ-Killing Action of LISTERINE(R) Antiseptic Kills Germs in the Mouth Before They Travel to the Bloodstream
8. Fructose Boosts Blood Pressure, Studies Find
9. American Heart Association Meeting Report: High-Sugar Diet Increases Mens Blood Pressure; Gout Drug Protective
10. Minorities Less Likely to Have Blood Pressure Under Control
11. Data Released at an International Stem Cell Meeting Highlights Effectiveness of New Patient Education System Developed to Support Federal and State Guidelines on Cord Blood Education
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/9/2014)... Wakulich was told she had an aneurysm, she figured an ... , "I was devastated," said Wakulich, who is 56 years ... was a serious diagnosis. Then I met Dr. Bernard Bendok ... less invasive procedure. It was something I didn,t even know ... multi-center U.S. clinical trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... cancer, researchers have uncovered mutations in a cell-signaling pathway ... knowledge may expand treatments for patients because drugs targeting ... are in clinical trials. , Reporting July 9 in ... (TCGA), including researchers at Washington University School of Medicine ... studied tumors from 230 patients with lung adenocarcinoma. , ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... found that fecal transplantation is effective and safe for ... is the result of a study led by Colleen ... Gastrointestinal Medicine at The Women,s Medicine Collaborative. The study ... of print in the American Journal of Gastroenterology ... diff , has increased to epidemic proportions over the ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... N.Y. Although feelings are personal and subjective, ... code that objectively represents emotions across different senses, ... by Cornell University neuroscientist Adam Anderson. , "We ... the orbitofrontal cortex, an area of the brain ... code which captures an individual,s subjective feeling," says ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... NEW YORK (July 8, 2014) Researchers from ... College of Medicine of Yeshiva University will present ... being held July 12 July 17 in Copenhagen, ... triggers that could prompt transition from cognitive normality to ... of the Einstein Aging Study , established in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New type of stent could help some brain aneurysm patients 2Health News:Lung cancer study hints at new treatments 2Health News:Women's Medicine Collaborative examines safety of fecal transplant to treat C. difficile 2Health News:Study cracks how the brain processes emotions 2Health News:Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to present data at 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2Health News:Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to present data at 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference 3
... , , RADNOR, Pa., ... selected as the NIMH Outreach Partner for the state of ... in each state, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. ... over 80 National Partners, including professional, consumer, advocacy, and service-related ...
... ... keynote the upcoming Materials and Processes for Medical Devices Conference , Aug. 10-12 at ... (Vocus) ... keynote the upcoming Materials and Processes for Medical Devices Conference , Aug. 10-12 at ...
... , , BOSTON, July 27 ... today with community members and elected officials to celebrate the groundbreaking ... Massachusetts -- the $115 million Kroc Corps Community Center on the ... Chairman of the Kroc Campaign and a longtime supporter of the ...
... divorce and widowhood to poorer health , MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay ... your health, but it has been less clear how you will ... Now, a new study shows that scenario spells trouble, even if ... who ceased being married at some point in their lives were ...
... N.Y., July 27, 2009By a wide margin, health care ... public and private health plans, and strongly support other ... payment reform and a national insurance health exchange with ... leaders feel it is urgent to enact comprehensive health ...
... , , WALTHAM, Mass., ... ADGE), a leading On-Site Utility offering clean electricity, heat, hot ... facilities, is pleased to announce that it has entered into ... of $3,492,650, which increases the equity of the Company,s common ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Feeling Blue Suicide Prevention Council Partners With the National Institute of Mental Health 2Health News:Minnesotans to Keynote Materials for Medical Devices Conference 2Health News:Mayor Menino Joins The Salvation Army to Celebrate the Groundbreaking of the Kroc Community Center 2Health News:Mayor Menino Joins The Salvation Army to Celebrate the Groundbreaking of the Kroc Community Center 3Health News:Marriage Ends, Health Declines 2Health News:Marriage Ends, Health Declines 3Health News:Health care leaders say need for reform is urgent 2Health News:American DG Energy Announces $3.5 Million Private Placement 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... Most osteoporosis patients want a choice in the ... sponsored by Mission Pharmacal Company. The survey, conducted by ... support community, revealed that 74 percent of osteoporosis patients ... form other than a pill or a tablet. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)...  Celsion Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: CLSN ) ... investors to purchase an aggregate of approximately $15 million ... direct offering, led by a dedicated health care fund. ... with these investors pursuant to which the Company agreed ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Ky. , Jan. 15, 2014  Manufacturers, suppliers ... must be able to protect their most important ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130716/CL46586LOGO ) Because of ... it steadfastly remains one of the most litigious ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 2Mission Pharmacal Conducts Online Survey of Osteoporosis Patients 3Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 2Celsion Corporation Announces $15 Million At-The-Market Registered Direct Offering 3Intellectual Property Insurance for Medical-related Products and Services 2
... 2012, Fi Asia-China, Hi & Ni China ( ... beverage shows in China, will take place on ... International Expo Centre (SNIEC), organized by UBM Sinoexpo. ... http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2010/04/19/20100419602891.jpg ) As ...
...  For the first time in state of New York, PediaVision ... screener for approximately 125 of the children at Boys & ... Bronx, New York, on Thursday, March 22 beginning at 3 ... vision issues from the Spot screening are provided with the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Fi Asia-China, Hi & Ni China is Ready for Return on June 2012 in Shanghai 2PediaVision to Conduct Free Screenings With "Spot" at Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club 2PediaVision to Conduct Free Screenings With "Spot" at Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club 3PediaVision to Conduct Free Screenings With "Spot" at Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club 4
Straight shafts with fine pierse type tips. Flat open serrated handle with dull finish....
The Elschnig teeth of this forceps are ideal for grasping sclera during suturing. Delicate tying platform handles the finest suture material. 0.12 mm, 1 x 2 teeth....
Jaws with fine teeth. Serrated handle with polished finish. Jaws: Wide, 4.5 mm. With thumb catch lock....
Straight shafts with heavy Elschnig teeth. Flat serrated handle with slide style lock and polished finished....
Medicine Products: