Type 2 Diabetes

ACP Defends Higher Blood Glucose Targets for Type 2 Diabetes

ACP responds to criticism from the ADA, the Endocrine Society, the AACE, and the AADE of guidance that clinicians should aim to achieve an HbA1c ...

Case for Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Youth-Onset Type 2 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 ...

Ask the Experts: Dr Goyal on SGLT2 Inhibitors

Dr Goyal from NYU Langone Health in New York City talks about SGLT2 inhibitors in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Addressing Psychological Insulin Resistance in Patients With Diabetes

Learn about strategies to reduce a patient's reluctance to initiate insulin therapy, a phenomenon called psychological insulin resistance.

Managing Type 2 Diabetes: The Impact of Secure Patient-Provider Messaging

Secure messaging presents an opportunity for patients and healthcare providers to collaborate on self-management issues like glycemic control, diet, and exercise.

In-Hospital Tramadol Use Increases Hypoglycemia Risk in T1D, T2D

Results indicate that blood glucose monitoring should be conducted in hospitalized patients with diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes and Antidepressant Drug Use: Is There a Causal Link?

Updated meta-analysis confirms the association between antidepressant drug (AD) use and incident diabetes. Future studies should be aimed at evaluating the effect of single AD ...

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Triple-Goal Achievement Reduces Risk for Complications in Type 2 Diabetes

Triple-Goal Achievement Reduces Risk for Complications in Type 2 Diabetes

Treatment strategies targeting hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and hyperglycemia may improve outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Inverse Association Between Serum 25(OH)D Levels and Risk for Diabetes

Inverse Association Between Serum 25(OH)D Levels and Risk for Diabetes

Further research is needed on whether high 25(OH)D might prevent type 2 diabetes or transition of prediabetes to diabetes.

Use of In-Hospital Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion: A Consensus Statement

Use of In-Hospital Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion: A Consensus Statement

To date, published experience with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion use in the hospital is limited to just a few institutions, and primarily to those instances involving transitioning of the therapy from the outpatient to inpatient setting.

Community Health Worker-Led Intervention Beneficial in T2D

Community Health Worker-Led Intervention Beneficial in T2D

A community health worker-led diabetes self-management education program is associated with sustained improvement in hemoglobin A1c.

Type 2 Diabetes Linked With Higher Risk for Hip Fractures

Type 2 Diabetes Linked With Higher Risk for Hip Fractures

Studies on the antifracture effectiveness of antiosteoporosis medications (or nonpharmacologic treatments) should account for death as a competing risk.

Better Control With DPP-4 Inhibitors vs NPH Insulin in Type 2 Diabetes

Better Control With DPP-4 Inhibitors vs NPH Insulin in Type 2 Diabetes

Patients initiating DPP-4 inhibitors as third-line therapy in type 2 diabetes appeared to have lower discontinuation rates and less hypoglycemia compared with patients starting NPH insulin.

Achieving Glycemic Control in T2D After Basal Insulin Initiation

Achieving Glycemic Control in T2D After Basal Insulin Initiation

Maintaining a basal insulin regimen over 12 or 24 months in a patient who has not yet reached the HbA1c <7% target provides little additional benefit toward reaching this goal.

Lesbian, Bisexual Women More Likely to Develop T2D at Younger Age

Lesbian, Bisexual Women More Likely to Develop T2D at Younger Age

Researchers found that the risk of developing type 2 diabetes was increased for lesbian and bisexual women vs heterosexual women.

Type 2 Diabetes Increases Risk for Renal Cancer in Women, but Not Men

Type 2 Diabetes Increases Risk for Renal Cancer in Women, but Not Men

Type 2 diabetes is independently associated with a greater risk of renal cell carcinoma in women, but not in men.

Novel Signal Identified for Microalbuminuria in Europeans With T2D

Novel Signal Identified for Microalbuminuria in Europeans With T2D

In European T2D cases, the researchers identified a novel signal near GABRR1, which was associated with microalbuminuria.

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