Diabetes Information Center
A target intake of at least 500 mg/d is recommended to combat sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.
Canagliflozin 100 mg or 300 mg slowed kidney decline compared with glimepiride.
Patients with type 2 diabetes with systolic blood pressure lower than 140 mm Hg have a lower risk of cardiovascular events.
The once-daily injection works to improve glycemic control.
Patients with prediabetes who briskly walked saw greater improvements in oral glucose tolerance compared with those who jogged.
A meta-analysis of the 9 classes of glucose-lowering drugs supports the ADA's recommendation of metformin monotherapy as preferred initial treatment.
Readmission was more common among publically insured, black patients presenting with comorbidities including hypertension and diabetes.
Reductions in disease risk were observed for an intake as high as 7.5 servings of whole grains per day.
Coronary artery bypass surgery may lead to metabolic changes, causing new-onset diabetes.
Use of the Glucommander was linked to a shorter time to achieving blood glucose levels lower than 200 mg/dL.
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.