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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.

Diabetes Resource Center Blood pressure lower than recommended level is beneficial in type 2 diabetes

Blood pressure lower than recommended level is beneficial in type 2 diabetes

Patients with type 2 diabetes with systolic blood pressure lower than 140 mm Hg have a lower risk of cardiovascular events.

Diabetes Resource Center Adlyxin approved for type 2 diabetes

Adlyxin approved for type 2 diabetes

The once-daily injection works to improve glycemic control.

Diabetes Resource Center To combat prediabetes, brisk walking may be superior to jogging

To combat prediabetes, brisk walking may be superior to jogging

Patients with prediabetes who briskly walked saw greater improvements in oral glucose tolerance compared with those who jogged.

Diabetes Resource Center Diabetes drugs similar regarding cardiovascular and all-cause mortality risk

Diabetes drugs similar regarding cardiovascular and all-cause mortality risk

A meta-analysis of the 9 classes of glucose-lowering drugs supports the ADA's recommendation of metformin monotherapy as preferred initial treatment.

Ob/Gyn Information Center Postpartum readmission rates increase

Postpartum readmission rates increase

Readmission was more common among publically insured, black patients presenting with comorbidities including hypertension and diabetes.

Diet and Nutrition Information Center Whole grain consumption reduces chronic disease, all-cause mortality

Whole grain consumption reduces chronic disease, all-cause mortality

Reductions in disease risk were observed for an intake as high as 7.5 servings of whole grains per day.

Endocrinology Information Center Coronary artery bypass linked to new-onset diabetes

Coronary artery bypass linked to new-onset diabetes

Coronary artery bypass surgery may lead to metabolic changes, causing new-onset diabetes.

Endocrinology Information Center Glucommander linked to improved blood glucose levels

Glucommander linked to improved blood glucose levels

Use of the Glucommander was linked to a shorter time to achieving blood glucose levels lower than 200 mg/dL.

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Basal insulin for surgical diabetic patients

The Waiting Room

Grains' role in heart health

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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