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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Predicting Adult MetS, T2D, CV Risks in Childhood

Predicting Adult MetS, T2D, CV Risks in Childhood

BMI measurement alone can also be used to determine associations between childhood and adulthood conditions.

Improving Diabetes Management Through Secure Patient-Provider Communication

Improving Diabetes Management Through Secure Patient-Provider Communication

Secure messaging plus routine visits to clinicians is associated with better diabetes management.

Reducing ED Visits, Hospital use With T2D Risk Assessment Tool

Reducing ED Visits, Hospital use With T2D Risk Assessment Tool

Validation-tool identified "high risk" patients were more likely to report hypoglycemia episodes and subsequent emergence department use.

HbA1c vs Fasting Plasma Glucose for Prediabetes, Diabetes Diagnosis

HbA1c vs Fasting Plasma Glucose for Prediabetes, Diabetes Diagnosis

The efficacy of diagnosing diabetes or prediabetes using fasting plasma glucose vs traditional HbA1c test was examined.

Addressing Psychological Insulin Resistance in Patients With 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.

Glucagon Response to Hypoglycemia Altered in Diabetes Secondary to Chronic Pancreatitis

Glucagon Response to Hypoglycemia Altered in Diabetes Secondary to Chronic Pancreatitis

Patients with type 2 diabetes and those with diabetes secondary to chronic pancreatitis have similarly impaired α-cell responses to oral glucose ingestion and hypoglycemia.

No Fingerstick Necessary: FDA Approves Novel Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for Diabetes

No Fingerstick Necessary: FDA Approves Novel Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for Diabetes

New monitoring system involves the placement of a small sensor wire beneath the skin surface to continuously monitor glucose levels.

Poorly Controlled Rheumatoid Arthritis Increases T2D Risk

Poorly Controlled Rheumatoid Arthritis Increases T2D Risk

Type 2 diabetes is significantly underdiagnosed and undertreated in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Predicting Coronary Artery Events in T2D With Imaging Plus Risk Factor Assessment

Predicting Coronary Artery Events in T2D With Imaging Plus Risk Factor Assessment

Patients with MACE showed a greater extent of more severe coronary artery disease.

Fatty Acid Remodeling Common in T2D Following Bariatric Surgery

Fatty Acid Remodeling Common in T2D Following Bariatric Surgery

Researchers examined how adipocyte size reduction and fatty acid metabolism contribute to remission in type 2 diabetes following bariatric surgery.

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