Diabetes Information Center
Independent mortality predictors included older age, male sex, renal disease, stroke, cancer, COPD, and congestive heart failure.
The report focuses on diabetes care concepts, which include patient centeredness, diabetes across the life span, and advocacy for patients with diabetes.
Adequate fiber intake is critical for maintaining good health, but only 5% of Americans consume the recommended daily amount.
NPs and PAs must work in collaboration with oral health clinicians to effectively educate patients in the prevention of periodontal disease.
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?
In which disease states or at what stages of chronic kidney disease is the HbA1c test no longer reliable?
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.