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Ketogenic Diet for the Management of T2D and Associated Long-Term Complications

Ketogenic Diet for the Management of T2D and Associated Long-Term Complications

With obesity reaching epidemic proportions, and its known association with many metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and atherosclerosis, it is worthwhile to look at nutritional approaches to managing these chronic conditions.

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ADA's 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Focus on Patient-Centered Care

ADA's 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Focus on Patient-Centered Care

The ADA published its 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, an evidence-based document intended to provide clinicians, patients, and other stakeholders in the diabetes treatment landscape with up-to-date recommendations.

SGLT2 Inhibitors and Urinary Tract Infections: What's the Link?

SGLT2 Inhibitors and Urinary Tract Infections: What's the Link?

For this study, the authors identified randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that compared SGLT2 inhibitors with placebo, no treatment, or another antidiabetic agent and reported on UTI outcome.

Metabolic Syndrome Highly Prevalent in Patients With Plaque Psoriasis

Metabolic Syndrome Highly Prevalent in Patients With Plaque Psoriasis

Metabolic syndrome and psoriatic arthritis were highly prevalent comorbidities in patients with plaque psoriasis.

T2D Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults

T2D Linked to Decline in Verbal Memory, Fluency in Older Adults

Type 2 diabetes is associated with declines in verbal memory and fluency among older community-dwelling adults.

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants can effectively manage chronic conditions, fill gaps in primary care

In this study, no significant differences were seen in the diabetes outcomes of patients managed by nurse practitioners or physician assistants compared to patients managed by physician primary care providers.

Diabetes patients with high-deductible health care plans may delay seeking crucial care

In this study, patients with high-deductible health care plans were more likely to delay seeking care for the treatment of macrovascular complications of diabetes.

Low-Risk Patients With T2D May Be Self-Testing Blood Glucose Too Often

Low-Risk Patients With T2D May Be Self-Testing Blood Glucose Too Often

Patients with stable type 2 diabetes may be unnecessarily self-monitoring blood glucose levels despite this practice being recognized as a low-value service.

Risk for Hospitalization for Heart Failure Greater With Diabetes

Risk for Hospitalization for Heart Failure Greater With Diabetes

Despite declining incidence, heart failure hospitalization is increased among individuals with diabetes.

Liraglutide significantly reduces risk for major cardiac events in elderly patients with diabetes

A significant reduction in major cardiac events among elderly patients was seen in the liraglutide treatment group.

SYNTAX Score: A Predictive Scale for Adverse CV Events in Patients With Diabetes, CAD Undergoing PCI

SYNTAX Score: A Predictive Scale for Adverse CV Events in Patients With Diabetes, CAD Undergoing PCI

SYNTAX score, a validated prediction score used to estimate risk with PCI, is modestly correlated with hard cardiovascular events and is significantly correlated with major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events

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