Type 2 Diabetes

Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes: When and How Much?

Both the timing and amount of physical activity are important in risk reduction and management of type 2 diabetes.

SUSTAIN-6: Cardiovascular Safety of Semaglutide in Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers found the cardiovascular safety of semaglutide was noninferior to placebo in high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes.

How Do We Use Technology for Diabetes Management?

Edward C. Chao, DO, highlights important considerations for developing technology for diabetes management.

Implementing Diabetes Self-Management Education in Type 2 Diabetes

Joan K. Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, describes a joint position statement regarding implementation of diabetes self-management education.

Role of the Gut Microbiome in Diabetes

Research shows that further understanding of the gut microbiome may improve diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of the disease earlier in life.

Preventing Diabetes and Complications: What Are the Challenges?

A change in how patients and physicians view diabetes may is necessary for preventing the disease and its complications.

LEADER: Liraglutide Decreased Rate of CV Events in High-Risk Type 2 Diabetes

Compared with placebo, liraglutide decreased the rate of cardiovascular events in high-risk patients with diabetes.

SGLT2 Inhibitors: A Class Effect?

Data on cardiovascular benefits as well as adverse effects have thrust this class of diabetes drugs into the spotlight.

Physical Activity Deficiency: A New Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes?

Sedentary behaviors may boost risk for type 2 diabetes by 22% and risk for metabolic syndrome by 39%.

AACE Issues Consensus Statement on Outpatient Glucose Monitoring in Diabetes

The new consensus statement reflects the advances made in glucose monitoring technology and offers guidance for clinicians.

AACE/ACE Updates Algorithm for Type 2 Diabetes Management

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists' updated algorithm for type 2 diabetes management addresses lifestyle modifications and obesity treatments.

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Diabetes Risk Lowered With Regular Alcohol Consumption

Diabetes Risk Lowered With Regular Alcohol Consumption

The lowest risk of diabetes was observed at 14 drinks per week in men and at 9 drinks per week in women.

HbA1c, Fasting Plasma Glucose Predictive of Alzheimer's in T2D

HbA1c, Fasting Plasma Glucose Predictive of Alzheimer's in T2D

In a study of Taiwanese patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers examined the link between HbA1c and Alzheimer's disease.

Reducing Hypoglycemia in T1D and T2D: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

Reducing Hypoglycemia in T1D and T2D: Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine

Compared with insulin glargine, insulin degludec significantly reduced rates of hypoglycemia in patients with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Efficacy of Online, Team-Based Game to Reduce HbA1C Explored

Efficacy of Online, Team-Based Game to Reduce HbA1C Explored

Sustained reduction in HbA1c has been linked to participation in an online diabetes self-management education game.

Diabetes Treatments

Antidiabetic agents for the treatment of diabetes including maintenance and max doses.

Blood Glucose Meter Comparisons

Blood glucose meters comparison chart including injection site, sample size, range, result time, calibration method, memory size, and battery type.

Insulin Therapy Initiation in T2D Associated With Sedentary Behavior, Weight Increases

Insulin Therapy Initiation in T2D Associated With Sedentary Behavior, Weight Increases

Patients with type 2 diabetes who were initiated on insulin therapy increased their sitting time and decreased their low-intensity physical activity.

Blood Glucose Meter Compatibility with Lancets and Test Strips

Blood Glucose Meter Compatibility with Lancets and Test Strips chart

Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes: Improving the Risk Model

Heart Failure in Type 2 Diabetes: Improving the Risk Model

N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide showed the strongest association with heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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