Which test is -- and is not -- used to objectively demonstrate gastric emptying in patients with diabetes?
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True or False: Diabetes, Anxiety, and Depression
What's true and what's false about the connections between these often comorbid conditions? These 10 statements will test what you know.
5 New Diabetes Technologies for Patient Empowerment
Five slides, 5 snapshots of products that help reduce fingerstick anxiety, enhance medication adherence, and prevent plantar ulcers.
Video: When Should Metformin be Omitted?
Guidelines say metformin should be stopped where there is acute kidney injury or risk of renal compromise. Now there is evidence to support those recommendations.
Diet Rich in Omega-6 Fat May Prevent Diabetes
A large international study found people with highest blood levels of linoleic acid were 35% less likely to develop T2DM than those with the lowest levels.
Low-carbohydrate Diet Controls Glucose Levels in Type 2 Diabetes
The early impact of carbohydrate restriction was clinically significant but not sustained, according to authors of a new meta-analysis.
When to Walk Away From an Insurance Company
You can attempt to renegotiate. Sometimes it works . . . but sometimes it doesn’t.
Type 2 Diabetes Patients Show No Increased CV Risk with Once-Weekly Exenatide
The extended-release GLP-1 agonist was added to usual care in T2DM patients with and without previous cardiac disease.
Interesting Endo: AFib, Bone Health, and Obesity
At-a-Glance: Studies you may find of interest look at AFib in T1DM, new fracture risk data, obesity outcomes, and more.
Lifestyle Intervention Reduces Need for Diabetes Medications
In a new study, an intensive lifestyle intervention did not markedly decrease A1c but had significant impact on need for medication.
Diabetes Care: How to Close the Gap Between Where We Are and Where We Could Be
Here: 3 strategies that can help fuel the patient's drive to change.