Small changes in health behaviors seen for partners of those newly diagnosed with diabetes.
The ADA's updates include a modified patient-focused care algorithm as well as improved risk management for CVD.
The document addresses important new issues in diabetes management, including metabolic surgery and a more specific definition of hypoglycemia.
An older patient with type 2 diabetes expresses concern about potential peripheral neuropathy.
People with type 2 diabetes who skipped breakfast had a higher risk of postprandial hyperglycemia.
A patient with diabetes questions the necessity of starting a statin.
Diabetes patients who had a greater number of diabetes-related complications had an increased risk for dementia.
For patients with diabetes, strict glucose control lowers the risk for cardiovascular events.
Eating carbohydrates last helped lower glucose levels, especially if vegetables and proteins were eaten first.
The patient, aged 69 years, had a 43-year history of type 1 diabetes and was scheduled to undergo a chest wall resection.
SGLT2 inhibitor remogliflozin etabonate lowered HbA1c levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Researchers found that more non-English speaking, older male patients from low-income areas had preventable amputations.
A reduction in weight and glycohemoglobin was seen in patients that completed a diabetes prevention course.
Multifactorial management did not significantly reduce frequency of microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes patients.
A depression screening tool is cost and time effective and has been shown to make a positive impact on the management of DM in the outpatient setting.
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.
A simple strategy helps more patients with diabetes receive annual clinical foot exams, but can it be translated to other aspects of diabetes management?
How can a clinician determine whether it's appropriate to raise or lower bedtime insulin in a patient experiencing difficulty controlling morning glucose levels?
Insulin is the only agent recommended to lower glucose levels in pregnant women, but a second-generation sulfonylurea may provide another option.
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.
Obese adults are at risk for many serious health conditions, including diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension, stroke, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), depression and liver disease.
Before prescribing medications to control diabetes, clinicians should consider potential adverse events and drug interactions.
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.
What are the effects of using insulin detemir as first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes?
Many clinicians do not work close enough with diabetes patients to develop well-tailored, affordable treatment strategies, according to a speaker at the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 26th Annual NP meeting.
Metformin, the first-line drug of choice for controlling type 2 diabetes, has performed favorably in a study comparing its long-term risks with those of individual insulin secretagogues.
Patients who take the diabetes drug liraglutide may be at increased risk for thyroid cancer and pancreatitis.
Clinicians generally agree that diabetes guidelines are useful, but few consistently adhere to these resources in primary care, according to research presented at the American Academy of Physician Assistants' 39th Annual PA Meeting.