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High protein diet increases type 2 diabetes risk

High protein diet increases type 2 diabetes risk

Incidences of type 2 diabetes increased in obese women with high total and animal protein intake.

Web Exclusives Fewer type 2 diabetes cases go undiagnosed

Fewer type 2 diabetes cases go undiagnosed

Prevalence higher and glycemic control poorer in non-Hispanic blacks and Mexican-Americans, but lower percentage of type 2 diabetes cases left undiagnosed overall.

Clinical Features

Optimizing technology for diabetes care

Optimizing technology for diabetes care

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

"Predisease": A concept whose time has come?

"Predisease": A concept whose time has come?

Treating patients before they develop a disease is tempting, but the old 
adage still applies: First, do no harm.

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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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