Meta-analysis examines risks, benefits of third-line antihyperglycemic drugs added to combination therapy
Antihyperglycemic drugs added to metformin/sulfonylurea combination therapy in adults with type 2 diabetes vary in efficacy and risks for adverse effects, according to a recent study.
The addition of telephone calls by health educators to printed self-management materials may improve diabetes control in low-income diabetics with worse metabolic control, a study found.
Pioglitazone was not found to be associated with a statistically significant increased risk of bladder cancer or 8 of 10 additional cancers in a recent study.
This month's quiz, from MKSAP 17, asks readers to evaluate a patient with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and obesity.
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommended the use of combined diet and physical activity promotion programs for people at increased risk for type 2 diabetes in a recent clinical guideline.
Weight loss, improvement in comorbid conditions after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy appear to decline with time, study finds
Bariatric surgery with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) improves weight loss and comorbid conditions related to obesity in the short term, but its effects decline over the long term, according to a new study.
ACP has partnered with the American College of Cardiology to participate in the Diabetes Collaborative Registry, a national clinical diabetes registry and interdisciplinary collaboration designed to assess and improve the quality of a practice's diabetes care for free.