New Diabetes treatment
Intensive insulin therapy
Dr. Mariela Glant – endocrinologist, head of the Diabetes Medical Center of Israel «DMC»:
” Type II diabetes is a complex disease that often requires very welcome additional drugs at all times, including insulin. Every new drug that comes on the market raises the same question – whether the medicine is not only temporarily, but also quite certain deviation change insulin secretion? An interesting fact is that the various scientific studies have shown that insulin as such can serve as a change in the natural history of the disease, thereby stopping or significantly delaying its progress. It has been shown in practice, when intensive insulin therapy has been applied in one patient shortly after diagnosis of diabetes mellitus.
Intensive insulin means insulin 3-4 times a day and requires frequent measurement of blood glucose levels. Approximately at each injection.
There have been several studies to validate the use of intensive insulin therapy for a period of 2 to 5 weeks in patients with newly diagnosed diabetes diagnosis. The aim of this research was to prove that for diabetes type 2, you can pause and even reversed. The results showed that, indeed, this strategy helped to achieve remission of diabetes in most patients. That is 40% of patients maintained normal blood glucose levels throughout the year after treatment, and in some beam over two years”