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  1. Diabetes and Metformin

    ... Phenformin is more potent than metformin in improving hyperglycaemia, but the high occurrence of lactic acidosis led to the ... Increased hepatic glucose production is the major cause of fasting hyperglycaemia in T2D patients. 3 Metformin improves hyperglycaemia ...

  2. Scientific Highlights: Diabetes and thyroid diseases: clinical features and management

    ... are observed in people with ‘prediabetes’, before hyperglycaemia occurs. Defects in adipocyte function (resulting from excess ... holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims practice dawn-to-dusk fasting, the interval between meals can be a major challenge, especially for ...

  3. Importance of timely diagnosis of prediabetes and diabetes

    ... with prediabetes are divided into those with an impaired fasting glucose (IFG) level and those with an impaired glucose tolerance ( IGT ... a random plasma glucose ≥200 mg/dl, as well as symptoms of hyperglycaemia. 5 HbA1c : Advantages and disadvantages The ...

  4. Current global guidelines for type 2 diabetes treatment

    ... not improve glycaemic control. Those with uncontrolled fasting plasma glucose despite maximal doses of metformin or sulphonylurea ... glycosidase inhibitor that is less effective in reducing hyperglycaemia than other oral antidiabetic agents. It should only be ...

  5. 1st International Meeting of Diabetes and Bone

    ... of AGEs – observed over time and with repeated hyperglycaemia. Importantly, AGEs cause a deterioration in several ... early after the development of T2DM, having a relatively low fasting plasma glucose level before surgery and the choice of surgical ...

  6. Scientific Highlights: 2016 Asia Pacific conference on cardiometabolic diseases management

    ... impaired  glucose  tolerance  [ IGT ]  and impaired fasting glucose [IFG]), clinicians can treat patients at the earliest possible ... Made Ratna Saraswati (Indonesia) focused on the role of hyperglycaemia in diabethic nephropathy, and how to select therapy to intensify ...

  7. Scientific Highlights: 2015 Latin American conference on cardiometabolic diseases management

    ... insulin resistance). Dr Napoli emphasised that chronic hyperglycaemia as a result of either T1D or T2D gives rise to bone fragility ... that postnatal care includes lifestyle advice, performing a fasting plasma glucose test 6-13 weeks after birth to exclude DM. [3] ...