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Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes and Medication Adherence: Where is the Disconnect?

Incretin drugs, which offer ease of use, very little hypoglycemia, and no weight gain (or even weight loss) seem to be an ideal therapy. But 80% to 90% of patients don’t stay on them. Why not?

Diabetes

You just diagnosed Mrs Bates as having metabolic syndrome. The unusual fatigue and nocturia she describes make you wonder about another potential diagnosis. How would you proceed?

Mrs Bates is 65-years old and sees you for her annual physical examination. She is in general good health and takes only atorvastatin. Her BMI is not ideal, though, and she has some new complaints.

If you could intensify therapy for your type 2 diabetes patients without risking hypoglycemia and/or additional weight gain, the regimen might look like this.

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Fluid-filled blisters; necrobiosis lipoidica; gestational diabetes mellitus . . . Test your knowledge on these and other subjects in this quiz.

Which of the following statements about diabetic cheiroarthropathy are true?

Inpatient hyperglycemia found on admission blood tests can be explained by medications, stress reaction, or, "Other." When is "other" a red flag for diabetes? A new online tool from Scotland may help answer that.

Results of the very few randomized controlled trials that look at how yoga affects symptoms of type 2 diabetes point to no ill but wide uptake of the practice is a stretch.

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