Barriers and strategies for medication adherence in youth with type 2 diabetes were found to be similar to those observed in youth with other chronic pediatric conditions.
Identifying a patient's preferences and goals leads to a care plan that can reflect those goals, and this may improve patient satisfaction.
Long-distance air travel presents numerous unique challenges for insulin-treated patients with diabetes. More accessible and adequate sources of guidance are needed to facilitate travel planning among this patient population.
Knowing that certain characteristics increase the risk for dermatology patients who may have metabolic syndrome will enable clinicians to identify patients who may have specific cardiovascular risks.
Kevin Pantalone, DO, from the Cleveland Clinic, provides insight into the management of gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with diabetes.
Experts call on healthcare providers to diligently focus on hypertension as an important comorbid condition that is strongly associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes, including death.
Of various interventions used in nonclinical settings for the prevention of childhood overweight and obesity, school-based programs that combine nutrition and exercise and include a home-based component appear to be the most effective approaches.
Although many of the newer antidiabetic drugs have demonstrated favorable outcomes in clinical trials, some have also been associated with increased risk of adverse CV outcomes.
Testosterone therapy is recommended in men with hypogonadism to correct symptoms of testosterone deficiency. Men who are otherwise healthy do not need to be screened for hypogonadism.
In combination with dietary and physical activity counseling, all semaglutide doses from 0.05-0.4 mg daily were tolerated and resulted in dose-related reductions in body weight among people with obesity without diabetes.
An increasing number of studies support the use of continuous glucose monitoring in adult patients with T2D, and the observed benefits are likely to extend to youth with T2D.
Although research on the role of behavior change technique for implementing dietary changes in patients with type 2 diabetes has yielded conflicting results, individualizing techniques and goals may help encourage long-term sustainability of positive eating habits.
Study showed gender-discordant metabolic impairment during puberty that was correlated with peak growth velocity in boys, but not in girls.
Every year, suicide takes the lives of close to 400 physicians and takes medical care from as many as 1 million patients.
Considering the effective osteoporosis treatments now available, there is an opportunity to individualize therapy for patients at various levels of risk.
Michael Pillinger, MD, professor of medicine at New York University School of Medicine, spoke with Rheumatology Advisor about his team's recent review of gout and metabolic syndrome.
Pain management in patients who are obese can be a challenge due to their altered pharmacokinetic profile.
Evaluating the pros and cons of medical machine learning algorithms in medicine.
Research increasingly points to obesity and associated comorbidities as potential contributors to Alzheimer disease pathophysiology, suggesting that conditions such as prediabetes and diabetes may be modifiable risk factors.
Several factors contribute to healthcare inequalities in the United States. David Himmelstein, MD, from the City University of New York School of Urban Public Health at Hunter College, weighs in on the issue.
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