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April 29, 2017

The first line therapy for type 2 diabetes has long been metformin, and nowadays we are using it for patents who have prediabetes; it is also used “unofficially” by a lot of Weight Loss clinics. A lot of patients who are on metformin progress to insulin, and for many years …

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Did You Know: Safety Concerns for Diabetes Medications

When it comes to antidiabetic therapies, professionals should be aware of safety concerns with concentrated insulin formulations, metformin and renal function, and SGLT-2 inhibitors and DKA. See the breakdown of these safety issues by Tom Palma, RPh, MS, BCPS, and Greg Wiggers, PharmD, PhD, plus exclusive commentary by DIC Advisory Board member Dr. George Bakris.

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Diagnosing Fatty Liver

Test Your Knowledge

When diagnosing suspected nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), hepatic steatosis and inflammation with hepatocellular injury is an indication of which one of the following? A. Nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) B. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) C. Both of the above D. None of the above Follow the link to see the correct answer!

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