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Type 2 Diabetes Risk Goes Up in Rheumatoid Arthritis
The high disease activity is associated with derangements in glucose metabolism.
Interesting Endo: AFib, Bone Health, and Obesity
At-a-Glance: Studies you may find of interest look at AFib in T1DM, new fracture risk data, obesity outcomes, and more.
Lifestyle Intervention Reduces Need for Diabetes Medications
In a new study, an intensive lifestyle intervention did not markedly decrease A1c but had significant impact on need for medication.
Telemedicine in Type 2 Diabetes Care: Two Stories of Success
A successful lifestyle intervention for advanced diabetes and improved access to diabetic eye care for rural patients showcase telemedicine at its best.
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.
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.
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.
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