GLUCORXTRA JUNE 2021
A lower-carb diet is an effective short-term option for type 2 diabetes
A new report from SACN concludes that a lower carbohydrate diet is an effective short-term option for adults living with type 2 diabetes and overweight or obesity.
Leicester research team trial new drug for people with type 2 diabetes and heart disease
The trial looks at whether using the new drug tirzepatide helps to reduce the risk of heart disease for people with type 2 diabetes, compared to dulaglutide, which is already an approved diabetes medication shown to treat diabetes and reduce heart and kidney disease. People with type 2 diabetes are much more likely to suffer from disease of the heart and blood vessels than adults without diabetes.
Gamification of step count leads to more activity in diabetes-focused study
A new study published in JAMA Network examined the effectiveness of gamification in promoting physical activity and weight loss among adults with uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes.