Talking about diet and exercise habits in mid-life can help guard against incremental weight gain.
1 Feb 2023
Authors from the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Work Group provided a synopsis of key recommendations on comprehensive care, glycemic monitoring and targets, lifestyle interventions, antihyperglycemic therapies, and educational and integrated care approaches.
10 Jan 2023
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Celiac disease should be part of the differential diagnosis for several classic clinical presentations, but atypical symptoms, including constipation, can cause doctors to overlook some patients.
1 Feb 2023
A cohort study in the United Kingdom found that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations were less common in patients with type 2 diabetes and COPD taking glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists or sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors versus sulfonylureas.
8 Nov 2022
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1 Feb 2023
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has changed its recommendations on hypertension cutoffs, use of statins, and treatment of patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease, among other topics.
20 Dec 2022
A 68-year-old man is evaluated during a routine follow-up visit. Medical history is significant for type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and aortofemoral bypass surgery 2 years ago. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate additional treatment?
15 Nov 2022
Gestational diabetes associated with risks later in life, but lifestyle makes a difference, studies find
A review found increased risks of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease in women who had gestational diabetes, while another study showed that five markers of a healthy lifestyle were associated with a significant reduction in risk of developing type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes.
27 Sep 2022
A sizable number of patients with diabetes do not consistently fill their prescriptions or take less than the prescribed amount due to costs, but there are ways to make it easier on a patient's pocketbook.
1 May 2022