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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?
Poor Glycemic Control Boosts Dementia Risk
A Swedish study found that patients with A1c greater than 10% had a 23% greater risk of developing dementia than those whose A1C was less than 6%.
Sleep Disorders and Glucose Metabolism: What's the Connection?
Common sleep disorders appear to worsen insulin resistance, glucose intolerance, and pancreatic endocrine dysfunction. Here, a closer look at how.
Erectile Dysfunction Doubles Diabetes Risk
ED may raise the risk of diabetes, coffee may lower it, and the evidence against sugary drinks continues to mount.
GLP-1 Agonist Pop Quiz
Take a short break from the clinic and try 2 quick questions about the injectable gut hormone analogs.
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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