Diabetes Opinion Archive
Pharmacotherapy and combination therapy may be a better alternative to the ACP's diabetes treatment guidelines.
A diabetic patient rushed to the hospital for vomiting and abdomen pain, resulting in a diagnosis of acute severe emphysematous pancreatitis.
Lack of sleep may be one reason for the increase in diabetes in the United States.
Patients who experience nocturia, or frequent urination during the night, may have increased mortality rates.
Basal insulin, with or without nutritional correction, is the best approach to manage blood glucose in noncritically ill surgical patients.
As fads come and go, researchers have consistently observed the critical role whole grains play in the prevention of heart disease.
These tips can help patients manage conditions such as hypertension and diabetes during the holidays.
The Grain Foods Foundation explores popular carbohydrate-related myths and assumptions patients with diabetes have likely encountered.
Diabetes treatments have come a long way, but continual efforts are needed to make the disease easier to manage and more affordable.
Chronic sleep deprivation lowers the resting metabolic rate, which can lead to a defect in insulin resistance, and may explain one reason why diabetes prevalence is increasing.
Bariatric surgery for diabetes management offers a quick fix, but does not address the underlying behaviors that cause the disease in the first place.
Patients often have trouble understanding health outcomes they cannot see. It is our job as health-care providers to help patients understand their bodies in efforts to improve treatment compliance for chronic conditions.
A simple strategy helps more patients with diabetes receive annual clinical foot exams, but can it be translated to other aspects of diabetes management?
Group health care visits could improve adolescent health by encouraging commitment to a prevention-based lifestyle and help shift U.S. health care away from a system based on treating diseases, to one that aims at stopping them before they begin.
Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a serious health condition that occurs in 4% to 12% of pregnancies, but recent research showing significant screening gaps for the disease makes the problem an even greater concern.
Why are U.S. mothers still dying during birth when we spend more on health care than any other country in the world?
When it comes to losing weight, many patients seek instant gratification.