The system uses a small sensor implanted below the skin and a mobile reader to continuously monitor blood glucose.
Lifestyle interventions maintain glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes.
The CPAP group had a larger decrease in HbA1c levels after 6 months.
Eating more potatoes before pregnancy may be associated with greater risk of gestational diabetes mellitus,
A patient with diabetes questions the necessity of starting a statin.
The glycated hemoglobin in the intensive control group was 6.9%, on average. For those on standard care, the glycated hemoglobin average was 8.4%.
A majority of patients with diabetes are worried about experiencing hypoglycemia, with many being uncertain about how to manage the condition.
Lack of confidence when mobilizing and hypoglycemia in an elderly lady with type 2 diabetes.
Better glycemic control, lower medication use among obese patients with diabetes who undergo bariatric surgery.
The FDA has approved Nesina, Oseni, and Kazano as adjuncts to diet and exercise for treating adults with type 2 diabetes.
Encouraging patients with type 2 diabetes to incorporate legumes into their diet may help improve glycemic control, lower coronary heart disease risk.
Two clinicians disagree on a diagnosis after reviewing two-hour oral glucose tolerance test results. Who is correct?
A patient with newly diagnosed diabetes has a hemoglobin (Hb) A1c of 12.2% and glucose 350 mg/dL, despite increasing insulin (glargine [Lantus]) to 25 units. What else can be done to lower blood sugar?
The FDA has approved a new insulin pump system -- Roche's Accu-Chek Combo -- that combines a blood glucose meter and insulin pump, which exchange information using Bluetooth technology.
Patients with prediabetes who achieve normal glucose regulation, even just one time, have a lower risk for progressing to diabetes.
Risk of death at 90 days up for pneumonia patients without preexisting diabetes who present with hyperglycemia.
Rosiglitazone plus metformin beat metformin alone or lifestyle interventions in adolescents with type 2 diabetes.
Jentadueto is an oral formulation of linagliptin and metformin indicated as an adjunct therapy to diet and exercise for treating type 2 diabetes.
The benefits of tight glycemic control may not outweigh the risks among premature infants with hyperglycemia, results of a randomized clinical trial suggest.
Initiating insulin therapy at lower levels of HbA1c may help patients attain glycemic control.
TAK-875 increased insulin secretion without raising hypoglycemia risk in patients with type 2 diabetes who did not respond to diet modification or treatment with metformin.
How can a clinician determine whether it's appropriate to raise or lower bedtime insulin in a patient experiencing difficulty controlling morning glucose levels?
The FDA has expanded indications for the type 2 diabetes drug exenatide (Byetta) for use in conjunction with insulin glargine, diet and exercise in adult patients.
A doctor with Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome was mistakenly administered insulin by a nurse who neglected to read a note in his medical history specifying the patient could not receive the drug.
Type 2 diabetes in this population is increasing, but type1 diabetes is more prevalent. The ability to differentiate between these conditions is crucial.
What is the treatment goal for B12 in a patient with diabetic neuropathy, given the wide range of normal (200-950 pg/mL)?
Interim findings from an epidemiological study involving 193,099 patients with diabetes showed that using pioglitazone longer than one year increased patients' risk for bladder cancer.
The American Diabetes Association has approved evidence-based guidelines hemoglobin A1c use diabetes diagnosis and management, and a recent study has shown that the test is an effective tool for identifying prediabetes when used in combination with impaired glucose fasting.
Linagliptin increases the concentrations of active incretin hormones, stimulating the release of insulin in a glucose-dependent manner and decreasing the levels of glucagon in the circulation.
Following gastric bypass surgery, many patients will still need metformin or glipizide (Glucotrol). Is there any evidence that one class of hypoglycemic agents is better absorbed than another?