By Lyle Mitzner, MD

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New guidelines for diabetes types 1 and 2

Endocrinologists offer updated recommendations to increase glycemic control and avoid complications. Here is a quick summary. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) has released new guidelines to help the practitioner caring for patients with diabetes mellitus.1 Several well-designed, large-scale trials have demonstrated that tight glycemic control can yield benefits in end-organ/complication prevention. As the…

A quick guide to the newest diabetes drugs

So many new antiglycemic agents have been introduced that clinicians can’t keep up. An endocrinologist/diabetologist provides a refresher. We all know a diabetes epidemic is upon us, afflicting 21 million Americans and claiming more patients each day. But there’s good news too. Several new diabetes therapies have been introduced recently, including whole new classes of…

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