The guideline addresses prevention of diabetic foot ulceration, off-loading of diabetic foot ulcers, diagnosis of osteomyelitis, wound care, and peripheral arterial disease.
Combination insulin degludec and liraglutide was noninferior to up-titration of glargine at reducing HbA1c in patients with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes in an industry-funded phase III trial.
Eyes were assigned to receive 2.0 mg aflibercept, 1.25 mg repackaged (compounded) bevacizumab, or 0.3 mg ranibizumab. Intravitreous injections were administered up to once per month according to a follow-up and retreatment regimen specified by protocol.
The synopsis by diabetes experts was written specifically for primary care physicians and summarized the ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes into 8 areas of importance.
In abstinent adults with type 2 diabetes, a daily glass of wine (vs mineral water) improved cardiometabolic factors
Drinking red wine, rather than mineral water, with dinner every night for 2 years was associated with improvements in cholesterol markers in patients in Israel. A group assigned to white wine did not show significant differences on these markers from the water group.
Blood pressure treatment goals should be less aggressive in people with diabetes than without diabetes, study authors said, because if systolic blood pressure (SBP) is already less than 140 mm Hg, additional agents might be harmful.