This is terrific news for the individual with diabetes. Diabetes has never been less scary or more manageable. ... This post is dedicated to my nephew Elliott who has type 1 diabetes.
Researchers estimated the lifetime direct medical costs of treating type 2 diabetes and diabetic complications, and their results appeared online Aug. ... the increase is that there are many more people that are now being treated for diabetes in the U.S.
But because ACP now recommends for most patients with type 2 diabetes an HbA1c level between 7% and 8%, Dr. ... Not everyone agrees. Patients enrolled in these studies are typical of most patients with type 2 diabetes, said Timothy J.
Endo '08: Hypoglycemia in diabetes. A session on "Innovative Strategies for Prevention and Treatment of Hypoglycemia in Diabetes," by Stephen Davis, MD, was so packed that there was a horde outside
Another recent change is medical experts' perspective on the use of insulin for type 2 diabetes. ... Kirkland's preferred analogue, however, especially for patients with type 1 diabetes, is insulin degludec.
QD: News Every Day--Worst-case scenario projects one-third of adults will have diabetes by 2050. ... population. About one in four Americans have pre-diabetes, although only one in 20 know it.
QD: News Every Day--Early, aggressive treatment of pre-diabetes is best. People with pre-diabetes who can normalize their blood sugars, even temporarily, are less likely to develop full-blown ... The conclusion led authors to suggest that early and
If you want to lower your risk for diabetes and heart disease, exercise is essential. ... In the U.S., there are more persons with diabetes than ever before.
An ever-changing knowledge base without clear consensus makes diabetes management especially challenging. ... 50 with diabetes, especially those taking TZDs, are potential candidates for a screening bone density test,” he said.
Endo 08: Diabetes gender gap. As soul icon James Brown told us, "This is a man's world.". ... have poorer control of, their diabetes and heart disease than comorbid men.