Tag: "hypoglycemia" at medical news
Promising Treatment for Diabetes
...oth groups, the investigators noted 87 episodes of hypoglycemia
in the usual care group compared to just one in the GLP-1 group. Researchers believe these results show promise for treatment, but note further study is needed to make the therapy practical on a larger scale. They write, "Our study was designed to t...
Antidepressants Late In Pregnancy Harmful to Unborn Baby
...fter birth), respiratory distress, convulsions and hypoglycemia
for those babies who were exposed to antidepressants in the womb. Specialists say the use of tricyclic drugs seemed to cause more problems than selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.While some of the negative health effects suffered by newborns co...
New Treatment For Anxiety Disorders
...cies (such as niacinamide), food allergies, and/or hypoglycemia
(low blood sugar). Instead of recommending drug therapy, practitioners will prescribe nutritional treatments, changes in diet, and even the elimination of substances that can affect or disturb brain function, such as caffeine, alcohol and products ...
Sitagliptin, Under Investigation For Type 2 Diabetes
... do not cause weight gain and produce less risk of hypoglycemia
for patients with type 2 diabetes. Clinical phase II studies involving Sitagliptin, an investigational diabetes drug, appears to control blood sugar with a low incidence of hypoglycaemia and with a neutral effect on body weight. Sitagliptin is ex...
Glucommander: A safe and simple method of glycemic control
...y stabilized in a target range without significant hypoglycemia
by non-specialized nurses working on any unit of a general hospital. No hypoglycemia
was found severe. As highlighted in an article published in the October issue of Diabetes Care, t...
Glimepiride in the medical management of Type 2 diabetes
...econd-generation sulfonylureas are associated with hypoglycemia
and weight gain and thus may not be appropriate for patients prone to hypoglycemia
or for those who are overweight or renally impaired. The investigation of glimepiride, the newest ...
Severe Hypoglycemia And Spatial Memory In Children With Type 1 Diabetes
...hat high frequency of and early exposure to severe hypoglycemia
during development negatively affects spatial long-term memory performance//. Severe hypoglycemia
is a significant and relatively common complication of insulin treatment in children with type 1 dia...
How safe is the drug Tequin?
...FDA received continued reports of serious cases of hypoglycemia
(low blood sugar) and hyperglycemia in patients receiving Tequin. The drug got its approval in 1999 but since then there has been rare cases of life-threatening events occurring globally in patients treated with the drug. Most of the cases were r...
Short Sprint to Aid in Blood Sugar Recovery among Type 1 Diabetes
.... This decreases the risk of early post exercise hypoglycemia
in individuals with type 1 diabetes. The findings were published in the journal Diabetes Care. This mainly works in case of complication-free type 1 diabetes especially if a source of dietary carbohydrate is not readily available. But he also caut...
Molecular Medicine And Diabetes
...od glucose levels, recognize signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia
and adjust the insulin level in her pump as the oral medication was taking effect. Laboratory technicians provided immediate glucose analyses around the clock. Dieticians cooked appropriate meals. A research pharmacist prepared the medication. Proxim...
Party Over –now Its How to Get Ove’ the Hangove!
...ood choice because the sugar in them helps prevent hypoglycemia
and feeling weak and lightheaded. Avoiding coffee will help reduce hangovers .This is because caffeine slows down the break down of alcohol in the body. Exercise helps to ease symptoms. Eating a sumptuous meal complete with soups, fruits and a ge...
Two-in-one Diabetic Drug Approved by FDA
...lly well tolerated, with no increased incidence of hypoglycemia
or gastrointestinal adverse events. The most common side effects reported with sitagliptin phosphate (greater than or equal to 5 percent) were stuffy or runny nose and sore throat, upper respiratory infection and headache. Type 2 diabetes, a cond...
Glucose Causes Death of Brain Cells in Rodents Following Hypoglycemic Coma
...ood to extremely low levels – a condition known as hypoglycemia
– and cause hypoglycemic coma, resulting in destru... was only when we gave them glucose to reverse the hypoglycemia
that the oxidative stress occurred. This was a real surprise.' The researchers then discovered tha...
Inhaled Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes Shows Mixed Results
...rs had more trouble controlling low blood glucose hypoglycemia
a common complication of diabetes medication. In...l medication plus inhaled insulin, higher rates of hypoglycemia
occurred. The Windows on Medical Technology report is published by ECRI Institute, an independent ...
Alternative Option for Type2 Diabetes Treatment
... limited by adverse effects such as weight gain or hypoglycemia
(low blood sugar). A more recent class of treatment to address these issues is incretin therapy, which involves glucose-stimulated insulin secretion by intestinally derived peptides, which are released in the presence of glucose or nutrients in the g...
Neurotransmitter That can Yield New Insights in the Fight Against Diabetes Identified
...he university, says that knowing how neurons relay hypoglycemia
warnings is critical to understanding the overall ...at norepinephrine plays a role in transmitting the hypoglycemia
warning. "Norepinephrine is capable of activating these signals just like hypoglycemia