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Dr Nie Wen Tao: his theory and treatments of diabetes

Dr. Nie's theory that has largely amended the existing theory of diabetes, but also from his treatment effects on diabetes. A very large variety of clinical phenomena recorded by Dr. Nie Wentao has great generality; such as that physical exercise can resist low blood sugar; that grains can relieve the special thirst in patients with diabetes; that the elevation of glucagon is common in patients with diabetes and so on. 


  • 王乐伟 于志文  糖尿病患者胰高血糖素水平变化及其临床意义. 北京医科大学学报》1993年 第6期 |  北京医科大学人民医院内分泌科 北京医科大学人民医院内分泌科


  • P. Yang, YQ Han, XY Cheng, GT Wu: Association of type 2 diabetes with plasma levels of glucagon. Medical Science Journal of Tong Ji University V. 26 No.6 Dec,2005 


  • Cefalu WT, Watson K. Intensive glycemic control and cardiovascular disease observations from the ACCORD study: now what can a clinician possibly think? Diabetes. 2008 May;57(5):1163-5.

The Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial tested the hypothesis that intensive glucose-lowering (with a hemoglobin A1c target of less than 6.0%) would reduce the incidence of atherosclerotic disease events and death compared with standard treatment (with a hemoglobin A1c target of 7.0% to 7.9%) in more than 10,000 patients with type 2 diabetes at high risk of cardiovascular events. The study was terminated early because more people had died in the intensive-treatment group than in the standard-treatment group (257 vs. 203). 

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