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CanCer Heart disease & stroke diabetes CHroniC respiratory disease Why do we need these guidelines? ■ Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) affect the poor as well as the affluent. ■ Strokes, heart attacks, complications of diabetes and chronic lung disease entrench people in poverty as a result of catastrophic health expenditure and loss of gainful employment.(More)
Standard reflectance meters were modified by the addition of memory chips capable of storing 440 glucose determinations with corresponding time and date. These modified reflectance meters (MR) were given to 20 individuals with type I diabetes in an effort to determine the level of reliability and accuracy they could achieve on a self-monitoring regimen.(More)
OBJECTIVE Hypoglycemia-related neuroglycopenia disrupts cognitive-motor functioning, which can impact driving safety. Retrospective studies suggest that drivers with type 1 diabetes experience more collisions and citations than their nondiabetic spouses. We present the first prospective data documenting the occurrence of apparent neuroglycopenia-related(More)
BACKGROUND We recently reported improved glycemic control with reduced insulin dose in subjects with type 1 diabetes treated with the sodium glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitor empagliflozin. To further characterize the effects, we analyzed diurnal glycemic patterns by continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). METHODS In an 8-week single-arm open-label pilot(More)
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