Researchers modeled the effects of individualizing screening based on current retinal status and mean glycated hemoglobin level, finding that the overall number of exams could be reduced.
12 May 2017
At 12 years, patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass had significantly greater weight loss and lower risk of diabetes than those who didn't receive surgery.
13 Oct 2017
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.
11 Mar 2016
Learn what speakers at the American Diabetes Association's 73rd Scientific Sessions said about use of sulfonylureas, diabetes and osteoporosis, and concentrated insulin in the September ACP Internist.
13 Sep 2013
Get advice on heading up a care team that intervenes early and often to prevent the ulcerations, pressure points and neuropathies that can progress to infection and possibly amputation in the October ACP Internist.
11 Oct 2013
A retrospective cohort study used data from the Department of Veterans Affairs to assess both hypertension and blood glucose medication deintensification (i.e., dosage reduction or withdrawal of a drug).
13 Nov 2015
Patients who began taking tramadol were significantly more likely to be hospitalized for hypoglycemia than those prescribed codeine, a recent study found.
9 Jan 2015
Patients at risk for diabetes or heart disease may want to choose their workout intensity based on health goals, according to a study.
13 Mar 2015
The growing problem of diabetic retinopathy in young people and the need for response by primary care clinicians are discussed in the April ACP Internist.
10 May 2013
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.
12 Jun 2015