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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Insulin-Treated Diabetes Reduces Dysglycemia-Related Mortality in Sepsis

Insulin-Treated Diabetes Reduces Dysglycemia-Related Mortality in Sepsis

In patients with insulin-treated diabetes and sepsis, increased highest glucose levels and glycemic variability have a significant illness severity-adjusted association with decreasing in-hospital mortality.

Increased Risk for Mortality in People With Diabetes, CHD Taking Beta-Blockers

Increased Risk for Mortality in People With Diabetes, CHD Taking Beta-Blockers

Further studies are needed to assess whether beta-blockers are effective in reducing mortality and coronary events in patients with diabetes receiving optimal medical treatment.

Oxyntomodulin Augments Glucose Homeostasis

Oxyntomodulin Augments Glucose Homeostasis

In obese subjects with and without type 2 diabetes, oxyntomodulin significantly augments glucose-dependent insulin secretion.

Sacubitril/Valsartan May Help Preserve Kidney Function in Patients With HFrEF

Sacubitril/Valsartan May Help Preserve Kidney Function in Patients With HFrEF

Compared with the enalapril-treated group, those treated with sacubitril/valsartan were found to have significantly slower kidney decline.

Clinicians May Be Overtreating Older Patients With Diabetes

Clinicians May Be Overtreating Older Patients With Diabetes

Future research should further investigate the process and influences on clinician decision-making regarding individualizing glucose targets for high-risk geriatric patients, including the influence of training and practice environment.

No association of overweight childhood and adult type 2 diabetes risk after weight loss

Compared to men who were never overweight, those overweight at age 7 who returned to a normal body mass index by age 13 had no increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Nerve Damage in Peripheral Neuropathy in T1D vs T2D

Distinct Mechanisms Underlie Nerve Damage in Peripheral Neuropathy in T1D vs T2D

The type of sciatic nerve lesions observed in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy was found to differ in type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Pharmacists Can Help With Diabetes Management via Telemedicine

Pharmacists Can Help With Diabetes Management via Telemedicine

Telemedicine could provide real-time feedback loop and allow pharmacists to help patients self-manage.

Soluble Klotho Levels Predictive of Kidney Failure in Type 2 Diabetes

Soluble Klotho Levels Predictive of Kidney Failure in Type 2 Diabetes

In patients with type 2 diabetes and with relatively preserved estimated glomerular filtration rate, reduced levels of soluble Klotho predict renal function decline independent of traditional risk markers.

Rising Incidence of Diabetes in Adults With HIV on Antiretroviral Therapy

Rising Incidence of Diabetes in Adults With HIV on Antiretroviral Therapy

More research is needed to better capture the interplay between prediabetes/diabetes and antiretroviral therapy in people with HIV.

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