attendees at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) annual meeting, held in Philadelphia in June. ... This one included an endocrinologist, a certified diabetes educator and a nurse practitioner.
The keynote speech, given by a well-known local entrepreneur, focused on his ideas for revolutionizing diabetes care. ... He seemed pleasant and sincere enough, genuinely interested in addressing some major challenges in diabetes management.
I recently had a diabetic patient come to me embarrassed with his poor control.“ Why have you been having such a hard time lately controlling your diabetes?” I asked.“ Well,” he ... My patient really did want to control his diabetes, but was very
Yup. But Amos was a victim of genetics. His mama and his daddy had been affected by diabetes. ... Little kids get diabetes. Skinny folks and all sorts of folks, you know?
A diabetes therapy from the future. Rather than putting patients with type 2 diabetes through the pain and risk of gastric bypass, physicians may soon be lining diabetic intestines to induce ... Researchers at the First World Congress on Interventional
King said. SGLT2 inhibitors, approved to treat diabetes, have shown positive effects on renal and cardiovascular outcomes and thus caused excitement among the relevant subspecialists.“ Endocrinologists, nephrologists, and heart failure docs
Progression of type 2 diabetes is almost inevitable, and with it usually comes a need for different medications. ... Peters said. Metformin is the preferred first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes.
Results appeared online Nov. 16 at MMWR. The age-adjusted prevalence of diagnosed diabetes increased in the same time span across the U.S. ... The relative increase in age-adjusted prevalence of diabetes was a median 82.2% for all states, but it was 226.7
We heard about some innovative programs for diabetes patients that appear to be working, like Jefferson's family practice medical home and group visits. ... And some that haven't been so successful, like an initiative to elimiate diabetes-drug
Mediterranean diet trumps low-fat diet for diabetes management. Researchers compared the effects of a Mediterranean-style diet versus a typical low-fat diet for diabetes management in one of the ... longest-term randomized trials of its kind to assess