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Language barriers not associated with diabetes complications

Language barriers not associated with diabetes complications

A study of immigrant patients in Canada suggests that language barriers don't impact the risk for diabetes complications in non-native patients.

Web Exclusives Hormonal birth control increases gestational diabetes risk

Hormonal birth control increases gestational diabetes risk

Women using barrier contraception and those using no contraception were at lower risk compared with those using hormonal contraception.

Clinical Features

The case for vegetarianism in the fight against heart disease

The case for vegetarianism in the fight against heart disease

Multiple studies show that just about any low-meat or no-meat diet reduces almost all controllable risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Optimizing technology for diabetes care

Optimizing technology for diabetes care

Advancements in diabetes care abound, but busy practice schedules 
make staying current difficult.

Multimedia

Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. It is ...

Diabetes Lifestyle Tips

Diabetes Lifestyle Tips

Lifestyle decisions are just as important in managing diabetes as medications, so be prepared to offer patients with diabetes practical ...

Diabetes: Cutaneous Manifestations

Diabetes: Cutaneous Manifestations

Nearly one-third of patients with diabetes have some type of dermatologic manifestation and, with time, the skin of all patients ...

Advisor Forum

Cardiac workup for patients 
with diabetes

Cardiac workup for patients 
with diabetes


Are more aggressive approaches to cardiac work up warranted in patients with diabetes?

Blood glucose test reliability

Blood glucose test reliability

In which disease states or at what stages of chronic kidney disease is the HbA1c test no longer reliable?

Frozen shoulder susceptibility 
in diabetic patients

Frozen shoulder susceptibility 
in diabetic patients

Why are individuals with diabetes especially prone to developing frozen shoulder?

Techniques for blood glucose monitoring

Techniques for blood glucose monitoring

Many patients with diabetes develop poor blood-glucose monitoring habits over time. Reviewing technique helps assure the process is painless.

How Many Insulin Vials?

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