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10 Juicy Facts About Apples
About that apple-a-day—is there proof it keeps the doctor away? Find out in this slide-show summary of some well-known, and lesser-known, facts about apples and good health.
Antibiotics May Boost Diabetes Risk
A new study also shows that patients with type 2 DM are more prone to infections years before they receive a diagnosis and may end up with an increased demand for antibiotics.
Diabetes Screening Guidelines Said to Fall Short
Recent USPSTF recommendations will go far to identify patients with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes, but maybe not far enough.
Bisphosphonates Curb Bone Breaks in Women with T2D
Women with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk for fracture at a given bone density than women without the disease, although reasons why are unclear.
High Blood Pressure Tied to Greater Risk for T2D
Results of a new study found that each 20 mmHg increase in SBP was associated with a 58% higher risk for new onset type 2 DM.
Hypertension in an African American Man with Diabetes
A 54-year-old African American man with a history of type 2 DM, hypertension, and gout presents for diabetes follow-up. What’s the best therapy for his hypertension?
Diabetes: Mulling Jardiance Heart Benefit
The empagliflozin CV benefit was "astounding" and a first for any diabetes drug, but what does it actually mean?
Abridged Diabetes Guidelines for Primary Care: 6 Noteworthy Changes
The ADA provides an abridged version for PCPs of its annual Standards of Medical Care. Our slides summarize 6 updates important to primary care.
Five Top Papers From 2014 That Will Impact Your Practice
New drugs that treat stubborn illness seen often in primary care lead this group of Top 5 Papers for 2014. Type 2 diabetes, cryptogenic stroke, and hep-C are key targets.
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