Diabetes Information Center
New guidelines support use of metabolic surgery as standard treatment option for type 2 diabetes, obesity
A panel of experts has recommended that metabolic surgery be included as a treatment option for patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Glucocorticoid therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis has been linked to elevated risk of diabetes.
Pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes often have low levels of vitamin D.
Women who had gestational diabetes may be able to reduce their risk of developing hypertension by eating a healthy diet.
Metformin more effective than sulfonylureas for reducing cardiovascular mortality in diabetes patients
Compared with other drugs for type 2 diabetes, metformin is superior for reducing the risk of cardiovascular mortality.
The FDA will add warnings about heart failure risk to the labels of type 2 diabetes medicines containing saxagliptin and alogliptin.
From 1980 to 2014, the number of people worldwide with diabetes has increased from 108 million to 422 million.
Regardless of history of heart failure, incretin-based medications are not associated with an increased risk for hospitalization due to heart failure.
High body fat percentage and low BMI are associated with increased mortality in women and men.
Treatment guidelines must expand to focus on patients co-infected with both HCV and HIV.
Developing personalized nutrition goals with a registered dietitian can be effective in managing non-insulin-dependent diabetes.
Adequate fiber intake is critical for maintaining good health, but only 5% of Americans consume the recommended daily amount.
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SGLT2 receptor blockers are only approved for type 2 diabetes.
An older male patient started antidepressants for neuropathy pain but developed hyponatremia as a result.
Are more aggressive approaches to cardiac work up warranted in patients with diabetes?
Patients who forget to take Metformin SR twice daily can be switched to Metformin XR with once daily dosing.
When diagnosing the cause of chronic abdominal pain, a more specific history and a broad consideration of causes can help with diagnosis.
Many patients with diabetes develop poor blood-glucose monitoring habits over time. Reviewing technique helps assure the process is painless.