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Practical approach

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

Diabetes Therapy

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

Diabetes Therapy

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


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.

Patient and physician's perspectives

03-17-2017 | Obesity | Article

Advances in Therapy

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

Advances in Therapy

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

Other related articles

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

Advances in Therapy

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

10-12-2015 | Healthcare systems | ReviewPaper | Article

Current Diabetes Reports

Shared Decision-Making in Diabetes Care

What is shared decision-making (SDM) and how can it be implemented in an impactful way in diabetes care?

Tamhane S et al. Curr Diab Rep 2015;15:112. doi:10.1007/s11892-015-0688-0

08-11-2016 | Hypoglycemia | Review | Article

Current Diabetes Reports

Management of Hypoglycemia in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Hypoglycemia is a significant concern for young children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. This review looks at traditional approaches to combat hypoglycemia in this age group, and explores the impact of new and emerging technologies.

Curr Diab Rep 2016;16:88. doi:10.1007/s11892-016-0771-1

Authors:
Dayna E McGill, Lynne L Levitsky

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

Practical Aspects of Insulin Therapy

In: Handbook of Insulin Therapies. W Crasto, J Jarvis, MJ Davies. London, UK: Springer, 2016;169-209

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

Authors:
Winston Crasto, Janet Jarvis, Melanie J. Davies

09-15-2016 | Obesity | Article

Journal of Community Health

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

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