Four questions for you to answer, four facts you need to know.
Medicare Ups Provider Incentive for Prediabetes Intervention
Providers may now be paid up to $785 (increased from $450) for each patient who loses 5% of their body weight.
5 Top Diabetes Apps for Patients and their PCPs
Help your patients with diabetes help themselves. See 5 apps at-a-glance you can discuss at the next visit.
Adding Pounds in Adulthood Ups Major Health Risks
Study: each gain of 5 kg was linked to a 17% drop in odds of healthy aging. A powerful message for young patients.
Treatment Strategies to Limit Hypoglycemia
Studies summarized in this slide show focus on fine-tuning insulin-containing regimens to enhance glucose control and avoid variability.
ADA 2017: Hypoglycemia and the Role of Glycemic Variability
Glycemic variability fuels hypoglycemia but in one study from ADA 2017 is found to actually help predict hypoglycemic events.
ADA 2017: Evaluating Cardiovascular Safety of Antidiabetic Agents
Cardiovascular risk/benefit profiles of pioglitazone and the SGLT2 inhibitor class are summarized, based on reports at ADA 2017.
ADA 2017: CV Complications of Diabetes
A1C vs FPG to diagnose prediabetes; prediabetes and CHF; and how much weight loss is too much? Reports from ADA 2017.
Study Finds Diabetes a Risk Factor for Excess Antibiotic Use
A large Danish study compared community antibiotic use and hospital-treated infections between people with and without type 2 diabetes.
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