The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently revised its Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, making changes to more than a dozen clinical areas and also noting that it will no longer use the word “diabetic” as a noun when referring to people with diabetes.
The population-based prospective cohort analysis of adults who were members of a single U.S. health care delivery system compared CHD risk among those with and without a history of diabetes or CHD.
Compared to matched controls, patients on metformin monotherapy did not show significant excess mortality during follow-up, but patients on sulfonylurea or insulin monotherapy had higher mortality rates.
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 72-year-old diabetic man who presents to the emergency department for acute swelling, severe pain, and warmth of the right knee that woke him from sleep.
In high-risk pregnant women, an individualized lifestyle intervention reduced gestational diabetes mellitus
The intervention in the Finnish study targeted women with previous gestational diabetes mellitus or a body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or greater.