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Clinician Perspective: Examining the Link Between Antipsychotics and Diabetes

Clinician Perspective: Examining the Link Between Antipsychotics and Diabetes

Endocrinologist Kevin M. Pantalone, DO, and psychiatrist Christian Kohler, MD, discuss the risk associated with the use of antipsychotic medications in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

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Semaglutide vs Dulaglutide for HbA1c, Body Weight Reduction in T2D

Semaglutide vs Dulaglutide for HbA1c, Body Weight Reduction in T2D

Semaglutide was associated with HbA1c and body weight reductions compared with patients taking dulaglutide.

High-Intensity Statins Do Not Worsen Glucose Homeostasis in Type 2 Diabetes

High-Intensity Statins Do Not Worsen Glucose Homeostasis in Type 2 Diabetes

The effect of high-intensity statins compared with low-intensity statins on glycemic control was examined.

Exenatide Shows Efficacy in Improving Renal Outcomes in T2D

Exenatide Shows Efficacy in Improving Renal Outcomes in T2D

Investigators examined the effect of exenatide on estimated glomerular filtration rate, new macroalbuminuria, and 2 renal composites.

Empagliflozin Reduces Risk for Nephropathy Regardless of Blood Pressure, LDL Cholesterol, HbA1c

Empagliflozin Reduces Risk for Nephropathy Regardless of Blood Pressure, LDL Cholesterol, HbA1c

Investigators examined renal outcomes when controlling cardiovascular risk factors, such as blood pressure, LDL-C, and HbA1c.

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Controls Hypoglycemia Better Than Glucometer

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Controls Hypoglycemia Better Than Glucometer

Participants completed surveys for fear of hypoglycemia, hypoglycemia unawareness, and problem areas in diabetes questionnaire.

Chronic Kidney Disease More Common in Type 2 Diabetes Than in Type 1 Diabetes

Chronic Kidney Disease More Common in Type 2 Diabetes Than in Type 1 Diabetes

Investigators examined the prevalence of chronic kidney disease in adults with type 1 diabetes compared with type 2 diabetes.

Elevated Triglycerides, Diabetes May Be Predictors Major Cardiovascular Events

Elevated Triglycerides, Diabetes May Be Predictors Major Cardiovascular Events

Investigators examined cardiovascular outcomes in patients with elevated triglyceridemia and diabetes treated with statins.

Preventing Hypoglycemia During Exercise in Type 1 Diabetes on CSII

Preventing Hypoglycemia During Exercise in Type 1 Diabetes on CSII

Reducing basal insulin delivery by 50%-80% 90 minutes before aerobic exercise better prevents hypoglycemia risk vs basal suspension or disconnection at exercise onset.

Implantable Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device Safe, Effective for Adolescents

Implantable Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device Safe, Effective for Adolescents

The safety assessment included incidence of insertion or procedure-related removal and device-related serious adverse events through 180 after insertion.

First CGM System With Implantable Glucose Sensor Approved

First CGM System With Implantable Glucose Sensor Approved

The sensor is coated with a fluorescent chemical which produces a small amount of light when exposed to blood glucose.

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