Type 2 Diabetes Information Center
Increased risk of subsequent diabetes independent of traditional diabetes risk factors
Per-person diabetes-attributable costs ranged from 374 in New Mexico to 1,610 in Washington, D.C.
For patients with type 2 diabetes, sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors and glucagon-like peptide 1 agonists significantly reduce mortality rates compared with dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors.
The CDC conducted a study to estimate the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults in 2016 by primary type.
A 68-year-old patient with type 2 diabetes presents to a urologist to evaluate funguria, and a CT scan showed right hydroureteronephrosis.
Patients with type 2 diabetes have a greater risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease when using dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors.
ACP responds to criticism from the ADA, the Endocrine Society, the AACE, and the AADE of guidance that clinicians should aim to achieve an HbA1c level between 7% and 8% in most people with type 2 diabetes.
A high fiber diet promotes gut bacteria that helps blood glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes.
The American College of Physicians has developed recommendation statements to guide clinicians in selecting targets for pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes.
The incidence of ovarian cancer was not related to metformin or statin usage among women with type 2 diabetes.