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10-08-2019 | Primary care | News

Ethnic healthcare disparities in diabetes care uncovered

Researchers have revealed significant disparities in the monitoring and treatment of type 2 diabetes across England, with Black and Asian patients and those living in the most deprived areas at a particular disadvantage.

10-01-2019 | Diet | Case study | Article

A physician’s introduction to therapeutic fasting

Is this increasingly popular weight management tactic an option for your patients with type 2 diabetes? Primary care physician Jay Shubrook and Jamie Katuna explain in this illustrative case study.

09-24-2019 | Type 2 diabetes | Podcast | Article

How was it for you? The experts discuss EASD 2019

Our clinical advisors discuss their EASD 2019 highlights, including new treatment options for children and older adults with type 2 diabetes, the complexities surrounding hypoglycemia prevention, and the implications of the VERIFY trial.

07-24-2019 | Artificial pancreas systems | Feature | Article

Adaptive and flexible: Closed-loop technology for all

medwireNews talks to one of the pioneers of closed-loop insulin delivery, Roman Hovorka, about his algorithm, his research so far, and his plans for commercialization.

07-09-2019 | Inpatient diabetes | Highlight | News

Holistic approach can shorten diabetes inpatient stays

A nurse-delivered care program based on a whole-systems approach can lead to shorter hospital stays for patients with diabetes, UK researchers report.

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).

04-24-2019 | Primary care | Commentary | Article

Diagnosis age matters when it comes to type 2 diabetes

Editorial board member Jay Shubrook explains how the aggressive course of young-onset type 2 diabetes affects clinical decision-making for primary care providers.

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).

04-04-2019 | 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.

04-01-2019 | Artificial pancreas systems | News

Closed-loop insulin feasible for inpatients needing nutritional support

Researchers show that closed-loop insulin delivery achieves markedly better glucose control than standard insulin management in hospitalized patients with hyperglycemia receiving enteral or parenteral nutrition.

03-08-2019 | Diet | DUKPC 2019 | Article

The DiRECT trial in practice

Following the positive 2-year results of DiRECT, this symposium shared the first-hand experiences of a dietician, a general practitioner, and a person with diabetes who participated in the DiRECT study.

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.

02-21-2019 | Glycemic control | News

Quality of care may influence risk factors for diabetes complications

Poorer quality of care is linked to greater variability in clinical parameters associated with the risk for complications among patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers report.

11-28-2018 | Linagliptin | News

Linagliptin preferable to insulin in majority of surgical type 2 diabetes patients

Daily linagliptin is effective and reduces hypoglycemia risk relative to multidose insulin in type 2 diabetes patients with mild-to-moderate hyperglycemia who are undergoing non-cardiac surgery, suggest the results of a randomized controlled study.

11-20-2018 | Healthcare costs | News

High-deductible insurance linked to delays in care for diabetes complications

Compulsory enrollment in a high-deductible health insurance plan is associated with significant delays in seeking care for macrovascular complications among people with diabetes, US research shows.

11-03-2018 | Premixed insulins | Review | Article

Expert opinion: Patient selection for premixed insulin formulations in diabetes care

Kalra S et al. Diabetes Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s13300-018-0521-2

08-22-2018 | Psychosocial care | Editorial | Article

Shared decision-making in patient-centered care

Is the medical model of care failing diabetes patients in its current form? Advisory Board member Katharine Barnard considers this, and the future of clinical decision support.

08-17-2018 | Insulin pumps | Review | Article

An overview of safety issues on use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring systems in the hospital

Thompson B et al. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 81. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1056-7

08-15-2018 | Pregnancy | Review | Article

Inpatient glycemic management of the pregnant patient

Yeh T, Yeung M, Mendelsohn Curanaj FA. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 73. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1045-x

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