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Gastrointestinal adverse events increase with GLP-1 receptor agonists

Gastrointestinal adverse events increase with GLP-1 receptor agonists

Risk was dependent on dose, background medications, and type of GLP-1 receptor agonist.

Diabetes Resource Center New continuous glucose monitoring system safe and accurate

New continuous glucose monitoring system safe and accurate

The continuous glucose monitoring system detected 81% of hypoglycemic events within 30 minutes.

Diabetes Resource Center Diabetic peripheral neuropathy: an overview

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy: an overview

Often underreported and undertreated, outcomes can be improved in this condition with appropriate screening and diagnosis.

Diabetes Resource Center Deferred revascularization leads to poor results in diabetes

Deferred revascularization leads to poor results in diabetes

Combining FFR with imaging techniques may be required to guide the treatment strategy in patients with high-risk, fast-progressing atherosclerosis.

Diabetes Resource Center ADA issues new diabetes guidelines for physical activity and exercise

ADA issues new diabetes guidelines for physical activity and exercise

The ADA releases its first independent recommendations on physical activity and exercise for all patients with diabetes.

Diabetes Resource Center Resveratrol supplementation shows no sign of improving insulin sensitivity

Resveratrol supplementation shows no sign of improving insulin sensitivity

Hepatic and peripheral insulin sensitivity in patients with type 2 diabetes were not affected by resveratrol treatment.

Diabetes Resource Center Vitamin D may not improve glucose measures in patients at risk for diabetes

Vitamin D may not improve glucose measures in patients at risk for diabetes

Researchers observed significant improvement in LDL cholesterol in those at risk for diabetes.

Diabetes Resource Center Stepwise diabetes prevention effective in patients with prediabetes

Stepwise diabetes prevention effective in patients with prediabetes

Individuals with prediabetes may reduce their risk of diabetes with stepwise diabetes prevention.

Diabetes Resource Center Oily fish consumption may lower diabetic retinopathy risk in type 2 diabetes

Oily fish consumption may lower diabetic retinopathy risk in type 2 diabetes

A target intake of at least 500 mg/d is recommended to combat sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.

Diabetes Resource Center Drug may slow renal disease progression in type 2 diabetes

Drug may slow renal disease progression in type 2 diabetes

Canagliflozin 100 mg or 300 mg slowed kidney decline compared with glimepiride.

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Basal insulin for surgical diabetic patients

Clinical Features

Medical nutrition
 therapy in diabetes

Medical nutrition
 therapy in diabetes

Developing personalized nutrition goals with a registered dietitian
can be effective in managing non-insulin-dependent diabetes.

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Adequate fiber intake is critical for maintaining good health, but only 5% of Americans consume the recommended daily amount.

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