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05-17-2019 | Nephropathy | Video | Article

Team-based care for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease

WATCH | Nephrologist Katherine Tuttle and Primary Care Physician Jay Shubrook discuss referrals to nephrology for patients with comorbid diabetes and kidney disease (8:38).

05-03-2019 | Devices and technology | Editorial | Article

Exposure to diabetes technologies: Where now for adult services?

What does the proliferation of diabetes self-management and monitoring technologies in pediatric care mean for the future of adult services? Katharine Barnard looks at the situation in England and Wales.

04-17-2019 | Nephropathy | Podcast | Article

Nephrologist expert commentary: The CREDENCE trial

Consultant nephrologist Andrew Frankel tells medwireNews about the rationale and key findings of the CREDENCE trial, and discusses the potential benefits of SGLT2 inhibitors beyond type 2 diabetes (9:45).

04-17-2019 | Nephropathy | Podcast | Article

Primary care expert commentary: The CREDENCE trial

General practitioner Kevin Fernando talks to medwireNews about the importance of the CREDENCE trial from a primary care perspective (4:43).

04-15-2019 | Nephropathy | Podcast | Article

Researcher comment: The CREDENCE trial

Lead investigator Vlado Perkovic talks about the main findings from the CREDENCE trial – demonstrating that canagliflozin is associated with a reduced risk for kidney failure and cardiovascular events in people with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease – and discusses how these results will impact clinical practice (6:51).

04-13-2019 | Nephropathy | Video | Article

Diabetic kidney disease: A call to primary care

WATCH | Nephrologist and Endocrinologist Katherine Tuttle joins Primary Care Physician Jay Shubrook to share best practice tips for kidney disease screening in patients with diabetes (8:16).

04-01-2019 | Mental health | Practical approach | Article

Diabetes distress or major depressive disorder? A practical approach to diagnosing and treating psychological comorbidities of diabetes

This article discusses the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and bi-directional relationship of diabetes and depression and provides a practical, patient-centered approach to diagnosis and management.

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.

03-01-2019 | Retinopathy | Video | Article

Diabetic retinopathy: Treatment

Ophthalmologist Philip Burgess joins Clinical Diabetologist John Wilding to discuss the treatment of sight-threatening retinopathy and maculopathy in people with diabetes (9:11).

03-01-2019 | Retinopathy | Video | Article

Diabetic retinopathy: Pathogenesis

Ophthalmologist Philip Burgess joins Clinical Diabetologist John Wilding to discuss the disease processes that lead to retinopathy in people with diabetes (9:11).

03-01-2019 | Retinopathy | Video | Article

Diabetic retinopathy: Screening

Ophthalmologist Philip Burgess joins Clinical Diabetologist John Wilding to discuss diabetic retinopathy screening and the key role that it plays in reducing vision loss among people with diabetes (10:00).

02-28-2019 | Insulin | Commentary | Article

The DUNE study: Insulin and inertia in real-world practice

Jay Shubrook comments on the findings of the multinational DUNE study of glycemic target achievement in people with type 2 diabetes taking insulin.

02-13-2019 | Inpatient diabetes | Video | Article

Emergency admissions for patients using diabetes devices

Lori Berard and Pratik Choudhary address situations that can lead to emergency department admissions in patients using diabetes devices and discuss management strategies tailored to this patient population (9:36).

01-30-2019 | Cardiovascular outcomes | Case study | Article

Cardiovascular risk reduction in type 2 diabetes

Pharmacological management of comorbid cardiovascular risk and type 2 diabetes is undergoing a paradigm shift. General practitioner Kevin Fernando puts recommendations from the ADA/EASD into practice in this patient case study.

12-14-2018 | Risk factors | Feature | Article

Sleep duration: Waking up to a major metabolic risk factor

The effect of sleep duration on glucose regulation and cardiometabolic risk is becoming an increasingly high-profile issue. medwireNews takes a look at the latest evidence, which shows the gravity of the problem but also offers some solutions.

12-14-2018 | Sleep apnea | Editorial | Article

Diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Double trouble

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a common and potentially serious comorbidity in people with diabetes and obesity. John Wilding highlights what you need to know about the condition.

12-05-2018 | Diabetes distress | Editorial | Article

Diabetes distress: What’s in a name?

Sanjay Kalra and Psychiatrist Yatan Pal Singh Balhara question whether “diabetes distress” is well understood outside of the diabetes field and consider whether alternative terminology may help to bridge the knowledge gap.

11-28-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | Commentary | Article

What can real-world studies really tell us about amputation risk for SGLT2 inhibitors?

John Wilding considers the real-world studies examining the association between SGLT2 inhibitors and amputation risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.

11-28-2018 | SGLT2 inhibitors | At a glance | Article

Real-world studies of SGLT2 inhibition and amputation risk

How many real-world studies have looked at amputation risk in users of SGLT2 inhibitors, and do the findings support or refute the effect found in CANVAS? medwireNews rounds up the research so far.

10-24-2018 | Diabetes distress | Editorial | Article

Feeling stressed out and not meeting goals: A vicious cycle impacting diabetes self-management

Clinical psychologists Diana Naranjo and Korey Hood tackle the negative feedback loops that can develop around diabetes self-management and offer their insights on strategies to identify and address the roots of distress.

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