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National Alliance for Hispanic Health Survey Provides Insights into Hispanic Attitudes Towards Diabetes

Started Nov 19 0 Replies

Results reveal Hispanics are aware of and worried about diabetes, but there is a need for better educationWASHINGTON, DC, RIDGEFIELD, CT and INDIANAPOLIS, November 19, 2014 – As part of American…Continue

Tags: Mental, attitudes, relationships, Health, Hispanic

New retrospective data showed empagliflozin reduced A1C, body weight and markers of abdominal fat in adults with type 2 diabetes

Started Nov 18 0 Replies

See full press release HERE.RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, November 17, 2014 – Empagliflozin tablets…Continue

Tags: a1c, jardiance, diabetes, 2, boehringer

 

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New retrospective data showed empagliflozin reduced A1C, body weight and markers of abdominal fat in adults with type 2 diabetes

See full press release HERE.RIDGEFIELD, Conn. and INDIANAPOLIS, November 17, 2014 – Empagliflozin tablets reduced hemoglobin A1C (a measure of average blood sugar over the past two to three months), body weight and several markers of abdominal fat in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D), according to a new retrospective analysis of clinical trial data presented on behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim…See More
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Mike Ratrie liked Diabetes News and Interest's discussion AACE - Safety Alert Regarding Blood Glucose Monitor Accuracy
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jjm335 replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'AACE - Safety Alert Regarding Blood Glucose Monitor Accuracy'
"This is the most recent publication assessing meter accuracy. Surprisingly, some of the meters from the major players do quite poorly. If you don't want to plough through the whole paper, figure 2 summarizes the meter…"
Nov 17
Sam replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'AACE - Safety Alert Regarding Blood Glucose Monitor Accuracy'
"So what does it all mean? Which meters failed to meet the minimum accuracy standards? I switched to a "non branded" generic meter and strips precisely because it was WAY more accurate than the brand name product I had been using."
Nov 14
Brian (bsc) replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'AACE - Safety Alert Regarding Blood Glucose Monitor Accuracy'
"This is a bold and courageous move. The accuracy of glucose monitors is only approved by the FDA once and then once the device is on the market, the FDA is almost powerless to stop the device from giving totally inaccurate results. I applaud the…"
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AACE - Safety Alert Regarding Blood Glucose Monitor Accuracy

AACE is issuing this safety alert to inform our members of the inaccuracy of many blood glucose monitoring systems currently available, and especially those supplied to Medicare beneficiaries.At the AACE/ACE Consensus Conference on Glucose Monitoring held in Washington, DC on September 28-29, 2014, investigators presented results of studies regarding the accuracy of several blood glucose monitoring systems currently available in the US. Investigators revealed that 17-60% of systems they tested…See More
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KayLo replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'FDA Approves DexCom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm'
"Thanks for that ! I did the update but did not record the number...didn't want to remove it from the sensor so I called support & he stepped me through the process...yes I missed the part about where it was located in the steps before…"
Nov 12
Terry replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'FDA Approves DexCom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm'
"I'm not sure I understand your question. You may view the transmitter number on the Dex receiver under settings/device info. The number is also printed on the bottom side of the transmitter itself. If your question is how to program a new…"
Nov 12
KayLo replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'FDA Approves DexCom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm'
"I did the update but didn't record my xmitter number..is there any way to recover this?"
Nov 12
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Glow Announces Integration of Wearable Activity and Biometric Monitors into Diabetes Management Platform

Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) November 12, 2014Glooko Inc., announced today the integration of activity, weight and blood pressure data from leading wearable activity and biometric monitors into its mobile, software as a service (SaaS) diabetes remote monitoring and population management platform. For the first time, data from fitness monitors including Fitbit®, iHealth®, Jawbone®, Moves, RunKeeper, Strava, and Withings® can be correlated and…See More
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Don replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'FDA Approves DexCom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm'
"...that would be super interesting. I hope you post your results!"
Nov 12
Dave replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'FDA Approves DexCom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm'
"My reply above got me thinking to experiment this weekend and get some personal measured data on the new software. I like to play lab rat, as many here know :-) So, with an excess of test strips in my medicine cabinet, I think I'll do some…"
Nov 12
Dave replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'FDA Approves DexCom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm'
"Officially no. I won't offer a speculative opinion either. I will say that I've been relying on my G4 for dosing calculations for a long time, and am 100% confident that I understand how the system works with my body to accurately know…"
Nov 12
Anthony replied to Diabetes News and Interest's discussion 'FDA Approves DexCom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm'
"Since this update is labeled Artificial Pancreas (AP) then can we start dosing based on the Dexcom alone? I have already been doing this, but I'm wondering if it is now acceptable?"
Nov 12

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