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View from the clinic

06-25-2017 | View from the clinic | Editorial | Article

What to do when your patient takes a diabetes holiday

Jay Shubrook reflects on a case concerning a patient who came into his clinic after taking a 'diabetes holiday' and discusses some of the practical ways in which you might prevent such holidays in your patients.

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Practical approach

02-03-2017 | Mental health | Practical approach | Article

Diabetes Distress or Major Depressive Disorder? A Practical Approach to Diagnosing and Treating Psychological Comorbidities of Diabetes

A concise, evidence-based guide to the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and bi-directional relationship of diabetes and depression, with a practical, patient-centered approach to diagnosis and management.

Kreider KE. Diabetes Ther 2017;8:1–7. doi:10.1007/s13300-017-0231-1

07-18-2016 | Diabetes complications | Practical approach | Article

A Practical Approach to Gastrointestinal Complications of Diabetes

The management of patients with diabetic enteropathy is challenging, and often requires a multidisciplinary approach focusing on a combination of symptom mitigation and glycemic control.

Maisey A. Diabetes Ther 2016; 7: 379. DOI:10.1007/s13300-016-0182-y

Patient and physician's perspectives

03-17-2017 | Obesity | Article

Maintaining Weight Loss by Decreasing Sedentary Time: A Patient and Physician’s Perspective

A patient living with obesity and his obesity medicine specialist, discuss how the patient has successfully lost 200 lb and maintained that loss for over a decade, primarily through behavioral intervention.

Montoya C & Lazarus E. Adv Ther 2017;34:1007–1012. doi:10.1007/s12325-017-0515-x

01-20-2017 | Obesity | Article

Behavior Modification: A Patient and Physician’s Perspective

A patient affected by obesity discusses her experience of living with the disease and using many different weight loss approaches until finding a lifestyle program that was appropriate for her metabolism.

Swanson E & Primack C. Adv Ther 2017;34:765-769. doi:10.1007/s12325-017-0475-1

Case studies

12-08-2016 | Hypoglycemia | Case study | Article

Case study: spontaneous hypoglycemia

How would you approach the case of this 74-year-old woman who has been experiencing episodes of blurred vision and nausea?

Strachan MWJ. In: Endocrinology and Diabetes. Edited by Ajjan R & Orme SM. Springer London, 2015.

12-08-2016 | Hypoglycemia | Case study | Article

Case study: hypoglycemia

How would you approach the case of this 38-year-old female teacher with Addison’s disease, diabetes and recurrent severe hypoglycemia?

Zammitt NN & Frier BM. In: Endocrinology and Diabetes. Edited by Ajjan R & Orme SM. Springer London, 2015.

12-08-2016 | Other forms of diabetes | Case study | Article

Case study: what kind of diabetes?

How would you diagnose and treat this patient, initially diagnosed with assumed type 1 diabetes at the age of 20?

Owen KR. In: Endocrinology and Diabetes. Edited by Ajjan R & Orme SM. Springer London, 2015.

Other related articles

04-04-2017 | Screening | Article

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

Hafez et al. scrutinized the screening practices of primary care physicians and found that previous screening test results, visit types, and patients’ weight and age influenced their decisions to screen for type 2 diabetes.

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

02-16-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | Review | Article

The Role of the Pharmacist in Managing Type 2 Diabetes with Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonists as Add-On Therapy

Meece discusses the role of the pharmacist in the management of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Information relevant to pharmacists on the use of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists in T2D, including their mechanism of action, efficacy, and safety profiles, is reviewed.

Meece J. Adv Ther 2017;34:638–657. doi:10.1007/s12325-017-0491-1

01-30-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | Review | Article

Curr Diab Rep 2017; 17: 6. doi:10.1007/s11892-017-0830-2

Transitioning the adult with type 2 diabetes from the acute to chronic care setting: Strategies to support pragmatic implementation success

Magee et al. review commonly used frameworks that can be applied to structure design and implementation of sustainable and generalizable interventions.

09-15-2016 | Obesity | Article

Community Partners Join Forces: Battling Obesity and Diabetes Together

Parker et al. highlight the positive health outcomes achieved on a community level through the enrollment of residents onto a series programs aimed at minimizing the prevalence of obesity and diabetes.

Parker R et al. J Community Health 2017; 42: 344–348. doi:10.1007/s10900-016-0260-0

09-10-2016 | Insulin | Book chapter | Article

Practical Aspects of Insulin Therapy

An overview of the practical considerations and common complications associated with insulin use, including advice for insulin management during exercise, fasting, travel, and driving.

W Crasto, J Jarvis, & MJ Davies. In: Handbook of Insulin Therapies. London, UK: Springer, 2016. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-10939-8_6

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