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Roadblocks remain in path of generic form of insulin

Roadblocks remain in path of generic form of insulin

Without insurance, insulin costs $120 to $400 per month, which can be a substantial barrier to many patients with diabetes.

Web Exclusives FDA approves expands use of diabetic retinopathy drug

FDA approves expands use of diabetic retinopathy drug

The FDA has granted expanded the use of Eylea injection to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME).

Clinical Features

Preventing and treating periodontitis

Preventing and treating periodontitis

NPs and PAs must work in collaboration with oral health clinicians to effectively educate patients in the prevention of periodontal disease.

Identifying obstructive sleep apnea

Identifying obstructive sleep apnea


Airflow disturbances during sleep need to be recognized and evaluated before harm comes to the patients themselves or those around them.

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Top 12 ways to manage diabetes during the holidays

Top 12 ways to manage diabetes during the holidays

The holidays should be an enjoyable time of year, but all of the food, parties and traveling can make it ...

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 ...

Advisor Forum

Antidepressant for neuropathy pain leads to hyponatremia

Antidepressant for neuropathy pain leads to hyponatremia

An older male patient started antidepressants for neuropathy pain but developed hyponatremia as a result.

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?

Think broadly to diagnose the cause of chronic abdominal pain

Think broadly to diagnose the cause of chronic abdominal pain

When diagnosing the cause of chronic abdominal pain, a more specific history and a broad consideration of causes can help with diagnosis.

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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