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Diabetes rate drops with bariatric surgery


Diabetes rate drops with bariatric surgery

The rate of diabetes decreased for up to seven years after bariatric surgery for obese patients.

Web Exclusives Many seniors qualify for statin treatment under new guidelines

Many seniors qualify for statin treatment under new guidelines

Statin therapy for patients with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or high cholesterol levels is recommended.

Clinical Features

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.

The case for vegetarianism in the fight against heart disease

The case for vegetarianism in the fight against heart disease

Multiple studies show that just about any low-meat or no-meat diet reduces almost all controllable risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

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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?

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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