Study shows mice with obesity and type 2 have significantly slower healing of wounds compared to those with undisturbed sleep.Read More »
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Multiple studies find drug to be first diabetes medication to show significant reduction of liver fat.Read More »
Do you think that having your patients who have type 2 and are not on insulin wear a CGM can improve their numbers? Follow the link to see if you and your colleagues agree.Read More »
Hypertriglyceridemia, a condition in which triglyceride levels are elevated, is a common disorder in the United States. It is often caused or exacerbated by untreated diabetes mellitus, obesity, and sedentary habits, and is a risk factor for coronary artery disease. Additional risk factors for hypertriglyceridemia include diet, stress, physical inactivity, and smoking. More than 25% of US adults have elevated triglycerides.
Which of the following is true regarding the epidemiology of hypertriglyceridemia?
A. Triglyceride levels increase gradually in women until about age 50 years and then decline slightly.
B. Triglyceride levels in men continue to increase with age.
C. Mild hypertriglyceridemia (triglyceride level > 150 mg/dL) is slightly more prevalent in women beginning at age 30 years and in men starting at age 60 years.
D. People who are African American often have lower triglyceride levels than people who are Caucasian.
Follow the link for the answer.Read More »
In this week's Homerun Slides, we bring you the first question in little game to test your endocrinology knowledge, from a recent presentation by Dr. Claude Lardinois. For (a fictional) $100, this was discovered as part of an evaluation for headaches.Read More »
Chronic hyperglycemia as a cause of insulin Resistance: Insulin resistance in patients with type 1 diabetes—a consequence of glucose toxicity? Insulin resistance both precedes and predicts type 2 diabetes and therefore is not merely due to hyperglycemia. In the case of type 1 diabetes, it is clear that insulin resistance is an acquired and reversible phenomenon since insulin sensitivity is completely normalized during remission of the disease.Read More »
Medications suggested for second- and third-line treatments for diabetes management following treatment failure with metformin and sulfonylureas.Read More »
Patients with type 1 diabetes and prolonged increased HbA1c were found to be at two-times greater risk for dementia than those with well-managed HbA1c values.Read More »
Thorough knowledge of anti-diabetes medications found to lead to better management, adherence.Read More »
When combined with diet and exercise, GLP-1 medication showed significant weight loss compared to liraglutide and placebo, a new study finds.Read More »