Updated ADA standards of diabetes care include focus on cardiovascular issues | ACP Diabetes Monthly
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends assessment of 10-year atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk in patients with diabetes and discusses appropriate use of the ASCVD calculator.
Review: Evidence is inconclusive on metabolic surgery vs. medical treatment for microvascular complications in T2DM | ACP Diabetes Monthly
A meta-analysis from earlier this year that compared the effects of metabolic surgery and medical treatment found 10 studies to include, only three of them randomized controlled trials.
Self-management of diabetes during hospitalization may be beneficial, guideline says | ACP Diabetes Monthly
The guideline, developed by the Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care, noted that many patients taking insulin will know more about their usual regimen than the medical and nursing staff responsible for their care.
Basal insulin analogs and NPH insulin had similar rates of hypoglycemia hospital visits, glycemic control in type 2 diabetes | ACP Diabetes Monthly
Researchers used data from Kaiser Permanente of Northern California to retrospectively assess patients with type 2 diabetes who initiated a long-acting insulin analog or NPH insulin between Jan. 1, 2006, and Sept. 30, 2015.