Guidelines

 
Management of Type 2 Diabetes Complications, Comorbidities Focus of AACE 2022 Guideline Update
November 10, 2022

AACE president Dr Sethu Reddy highlights evidence-based updates, including selection of diabetes medication based on comorbidities and new agents to treat DKD and elevated lipids.

CDC Releases Updated, Expanded Clinical Guidance on Prescribing Opioids for Pain
November 07, 2022

The 2022 guidance covers acute, subacute, and chronic pain and replaces the 2016 guidelines.

AACE President Sethu Reddy, MD, Highlights Updated 2022 Diabetes Guidelines for Primary Care
November 04, 2022

Reddy talks about the value of A1c vs results of an OGTT for T2D diagnosis, about glycemic targets and patient safety, hyperglycemia during pregnancy, and more in our interview.

Pharmacologic Interventions for Adults with Obesity: Guideline Topline for Primary Care
November 03, 2022

The American Gastroenterological Association released its first medical guideline recommending prescription medications for weight loss in adults with obesity. A review, here.

New AGA Guidelines Recommend Use of Antiobesity Medications for Weight Management
October 28, 2022

Adults with obesity who have an inadequate response to lifestyle interventions alone should be offered 1 of 4 suggested medications.

Weight Loss is Essential to Optimize Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Management
October 11, 2022

Weight loss of at least 5% to 10% for persons with T2D is realistic and essential, says Nisa Maruthur, MD, MHS, coauthor of the new ADA/EASD consensus report.

ADA/EASD Consensus Report on T2D Management: Coauthor Talks Take-homes for Primary Care
October 10, 2022

Nisa Maruthur, MD, MHS, a primary care physician and consensus report coauthor, discusses elements of the most effective care for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D).

13 Medications to Avoid in Adults with Hypertension: A Guideline Topline for Primary Care
September 28, 2022

Reduce potential for promoting or worsening hypertension by stopping, reducing, or using alternatives to these 13 drugs and substances.

Causes of Secondary Hypertension: A Guideline Topline for Primary Care
September 27, 2022

Obstructive sleep apnea is a cause of secondary hypertension in up to 50% of cases; more common causes here, from the 2017 ACC/AHA hypertension guidelines.

Topics in Cardiometabolic Disease: Hypertension Guideline Quiz
December 15, 2021

Cardiometabolic disease affects 1 out of every 2 Americans today. This first of 4 quizzes tests your knowledge of how to manage hypertension, heart failure, and renal disease.