Diabetes self-management education and support (DSME/S) is proven to be effective, but the numbers of patients who are referred to and receive it are “disappointingly small,” according to a recent statement by 3 health organizations.
Early insulin initiation may benefit older adults with type 2 diabetes and inadequate glycemic control
Older patients with type 2 diabetes and inadequate glycemic control may benefit from earlier initiation of insulin therapy, according to a recent study.
Anemia affects the reliability of HbA1c results, concluded a new systematic review that offered 4 tips for incorporating this knowledge into clinical practice.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 40-year-old man admitted to the emergency department with a 1-day history of headache and epistaxis.
Very few patients with prediabetes are prescribed metformin, according to a recent study of working-age adults.
A systematic evidence review by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggests that screening asymptomatic adults for elevated glucose levels could help delay progression to diabetes but has not been shown to improve mortality rates.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) appear most effective in preventing end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in patients with diabetes and kidney disease, although no regimen to lower blood pressure seems to prolong survival, a recent analysis has found.