The ADA's updates include a modified patient-focused care algorithm as well as improved risk management for CVD.
The document addresses important new issues in diabetes management, including metabolic surgery and a more specific definition of hypoglycemia.
An older patient with type 2 diabetes expresses concern about potential peripheral neuropathy.
People with type 2 diabetes who skipped breakfast had a higher risk of postprandial hyperglycemia.
A patient with diabetes questions the necessity of starting a statin.
Diabetes patients who had a greater number of diabetes-related complications had an increased risk for dementia.
For patients with diabetes, strict glucose control lowers the risk for cardiovascular events.
Eating carbohydrates last helped lower glucose levels, especially if vegetables and proteins were eaten first.
The patient, aged 69 years, had a 43-year history of type 1 diabetes and was scheduled to undergo a chest wall resection.
SGLT2 inhibitor remogliflozin etabonate lowered HbA1c levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Compared with sulfonylurea, thiazolidinedione, or DDP-4 inhibitor, patients who started their initial T2DM treatment with metformin did not need additional medication.
The Grain Foods Foundation explores popular carbohydrate-related myths and assumptions patients with diabetes have likely encountered.
Women who manage their type 2 diabetes using sulfonylureas are at increased risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD).
Researchers found that more non-English speaking, older male patients from low-income areas had preventable amputations.
Nearly $245 billion each year goes to the management of diabetes.
A study of immigrant patients in Canada suggests that language barriers don't impact the risk for diabetes complications in non-native patients.
A reduction in weight and glycohemoglobin was seen in patients that completed a diabetes prevention course.
More than 90% of American adults and children fall short of the daily recommendations for fiber intake.
Multifactorial management did not significantly reduce frequency of microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes patients.
Many patients with diabetes develop poor blood-glucose monitoring habits over time. Reviewing technique helps assure the process is painless.
A depression screening tool is cost and time effective and has been shown to make a positive impact on the management of DM in the outpatient setting.
Two clinicians disagree on a diagnosis after reviewing two-hour oral glucose tolerance test results. Who is correct?
Rosiglitazone plus metformin beat metformin alone or lifestyle interventions in adolescents with type 2 diabetes.
Jentadueto is an oral formulation of linagliptin and metformin indicated as an adjunct therapy to diet and exercise for treating type 2 diabetes.
Bariatric surgery for diabetes management offers a quick fix, but does not address the underlying behaviors that cause the disease in the first place.
Significantly more patients achieve glycemic control with surgery plus medical therapy than with medication alone.
Initiating insulin therapy at lower levels of HbA1c may help patients attain glycemic control.
TAK-875 increased insulin secretion without raising hypoglycemia risk in patients with type 2 diabetes who did not respond to diet modification or treatment with metformin.
A simple strategy helps more patients with diabetes receive annual clinical foot exams, but can it be translated to other aspects of diabetes management?
How can a clinician determine whether it's appropriate to raise or lower bedtime insulin in a patient experiencing difficulty controlling morning glucose levels?