Also, high body iron stores have been shown to be associated with an elevated risk of diabetes, the authors wrote. ... Finally, adjustment for BMIs suggests that weight gain and obesity partially explain the diabetes.
A talk at Tuesday's “Diabetes for the Internist” precourse reviewed some of the most significant recent advances in insulin, including new concentrations and combinations with other medications, new delivery mechanisms,
Lixisenatide (Adlyxin), a once-daily injection to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. ... In 10 trials of 5,400 patients, the glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist improved HbA1c levels, both as a stand-alone therapy and with
QD: News Every Day--Teen diabetes rate more than doubles in a decade. ... Prediabetes/diabetes rates in teenagers increased from 9% to 23% in the past decade, researchers reported in a study.
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The ACP Advance chronic care QI programs and resources span various clinical conditions and focus areas including adult immunization, atrial fibrillation, chronic pain and safe opioid prescribing, and diabetes.
Learn 10 guiding principles for the care of people with or at risk for diabetes. ... They got several major organizations to agree on 10 principles of diabetes care.
QD: News Every Day--Residents aren't learning how to treat diabetes properly. ... Internal medicine residency programs aren't doing enough to teach quality treatment for diabetes, concluded a study, which doesn't bode well for doctors who will eventually
Three of the cases she reported involved patients with type 2 diabetes who were postoperative. ... ACP has developed a patient brochure on living with diabetes that can be ordered online.
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.
I don't take care of diabetes,” Dr. Lorber said. “I help people take care of it.”. ... Refer to a specialist and follow up. Any patient with prediabetes, diabetes or hypertension should see an ophthalmologist.