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04-04-2019 | Medications | News

Urine analysis highlights suboptimal type 2 diabetes medication use

Objective analysis of urine samples shows that some patients with type 2 diabetes do not take their antihypertensive, antihyperlipidemic, and oral hypoglycemic medications as prescribed.

07-17-2018 | Primary care | News

HbA1c valid marker of blood glucose in anemia or CKD

The presence of mild-to-moderate anemia or chronic kidney disease does not have a clinically significant effect on the interpretation of glycated hemoglobin as a marker of glycemic control, Danish research shows.

06-23-2018 | Type 2 diabetes | ADA 2018 | News

Primary care-based QI initiative improves glucose control in type 2 diabetes

A primary care-based diabetes quality improvement initiative using a shared medical appointment approach leads to increased insulin use and reduced glycated hemoglobin in patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, research shows.

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Opinion

03-04-2019 | Mental health | Editorial | Article

Diabetes and dementia: Addressing the needs of an overlooked population

Diabetologist Amar Puttanna addresses growing concerns about the rise of dementia in diabetes care and highlights where guidelines, research efforts, and management options are needed to tackle this comorbidity.

05-22-2018 | Nutritional management | Editorial | Article

UK nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes: An update for primary care

Advisory Board member Pamela Dyson underlines the key features for healthcare professionals working in diabetes education, diabetes management, type 2 diabetes prevention, and cardiovascular risk reduction.

02-21-2018 | Primary care | Editorial | Article

Compassion fatigue in diabetes care professionals

Awareness and education about compassion fatigue can help to limit its incidence and severity. Sanjay Kalra outlines strategies to identify and manage the emotional exhaustion that often affects diabetes caregivers.

Journal articles and book chapters

07-23-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | Review | Article

SGLT2 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes management: Key evidence and implications for clinical practice

Wilding J et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0471-8

06-04-2018 | Pediatrics | Review | Article

Identifying prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in asymptomatic youth: Should HbA1c be used as a diagnostic approach?

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 43. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1012-6

05-19-2018 | Risk factors | Review | Article

Prioritising risk factors for type 2 diabetes: Causal inference through genetic approaches

Wittemans LBL, Lotta LA, Langenberg C. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 40. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1009-1

In practice

04-04-2017 | Screening | Article

Understanding type 2 diabetes mellitus screening practices among primary care physicians: A qualitative chart-stimulated recall study

Hafez D et al. BMC Fam Pract 2017; 18: 50. doi: 10.1186/s12875-017-0623-3

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