An ACP webinar on June 15 will teach primary care clinicians how to identify good candidates for continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) and how to use CGM data to empower patients to improve their type 2 diabetes self-management.
25 May 2021
This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Oct 2023
An industry-funded study of patients ages 75 years and older who were taking insulin for type 2 diabetes found that almost two-thirds (65.2%) experienced nocturnal hypoglycemia during a 28-day study period.
4 Apr 2023
A trial measuring the effect of phone calls to homebound adults early in the pandemic found improvements in loneliness, depression, and anxiety.
1 Feb 2022
Daily aspirin associated with reduced cancer deaths
14 Dec 2010
An updated consensus statement from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) addressed social drivers of health, lifestyle modifications, and new drug classes for type 2 diabetes.
4 Oct 2022
ACP and other professional medical societies disagree on a proper target for the long-term benefits of glucose control.
1 Jun 2018
EHRs may improve diabetes management and achievement of treatment goals, particularly among those with worst disease control
Use of a commercially available electronic health record (EHR) was associated with improved care processes and better achievement of intermediate treatment outcomes for outpatients with diabetes, a study found.
2 Oct 2012
A 57-year-old man is evaluated during follow-up for stable chronic kidney disease diagnosed 1 year ago. He also has type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, and peripheral artery disease. On physical examination, blood pressure is 128/74 mm Hg, pulse rate is 65/min, and respiration rate is 18/min. Bilateral carotid and lower abdominal quadrant bruits are heard. Peripheral extremity pulses are diminished. The remainder of the examination is normal. After laboratory studies, what is the appropriate management?
9 Nov 2021
Doctors continue to be frustrated by their patients' chronic pain problems, due to a lack of evidence on opioids' long-term effectiveness and strong evidence of potential harms.
1 Apr 2015