Vitamin D Decreases Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

Vitamin D Decreases Painful Diabetic Neuropathy Background Painful diabetic neuropathy is the pain caused due to damage of nerves which leads to numbness and weakness in the arms, feet, and legs. It has been recently observed in patients with type 2 diabetes with painful symptoms. It is characterized by symmetrically lower limb paresthesia, dyesthesiae, lancinating pains and allodynia, with nocturnal exacerbation and significant sleep distur...   Read more


Positive Overall Survival Rate in Patients With Advanced Pancreatic Cancer Treated On Metformin For Diabetes Mellitus

Positive Overall Survival Rate of Patients with Advanced Pancreatic Cancer who are on Metformin Treatment for Diabetes Mellitus Introduction Pancreatic cancer (PC) is the fourth common cause of cancer death in both Asian and western countries. At the time of diagnosis, only 10%-20% of patients are eligible for curative surgery. PC is an aggressive malignancy with a 5-year survival rate of < 5%. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is linked as a risk f...   Read more


Pioglitazone Improves Insulin Sensitivity and Prevents Ischemic Stroke

Pioglitazone Improves Insulin Sensitivity and Prevents Ischemic Stroke Background Information Pioglitazone is an anti-diabetic drug which is used to control high blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients. It helps to restore the body’s proper response to insulin, thereby lowering the blood sugar. The insulin resistance is the risk factor for stroke and myocardial infarction. Pioglitazone improves the insulin sensitivity and benefit...   Read more


IDeg – A New and Safety Option for Initiating Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

IDeg – A New and Safety Option for Initiating Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients Introduction Nearly 415 million people are living with diabetes globally which may rise to 642 million over the next 25 years. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is the most common type of diabetes occurring in nearly 90% of the people. Insulin is the second line of choice for the treatment of type 2 diabetes if the individualized glycemic ta...   Read more


Amlodipine Reduces Blood Pressure In Diabetic Patients With Hypertension

Amlodipine reduces blood pressure in diabetic patients with Hypertension Background Information Hypertension and diabetes are the major public health challenges in the world. The worldwide prevalence of hypertension in the year 2000 was estimated to be 26.4% (972 million adults), which may rise to approximately 60% to a total of 1.56 billion adults (29.2%) by 2025. High levels of blood pressure (BP) are powerful predictor of cardiovascula...   Read more


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