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Production Assistant, Diabetes In Control

New Type 2 Treatment?

Would you be interested in learning about a program that can determine the best individual treatments for patients with type 2, based on what the patient can afford using their insurance? Follow the link to see how your colleagues responded.

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Considering Medication Costs

A 47-year-old patient returns for a follow-up visit. He currently takes metformin 2000 mg daily, but is not achieving his glycemic target of A1C <7 %. His current A1C is 8.0%. You would like to add a second medication to his regimen, however, he voices concern that he is no longer covered by any health insurance and is worried about how to pay for his medications. Taking his concern into consideration, what drug would you add to metformin? A. DPP-4 inhibitor B. Thiazolidine C. Sulfonylurea D. Meglitinide E. SGLT2 Inhibitor F. GLP-1 Agonists Follow the link to see the answer.

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SiDiary

With 'SiDiary iPhone' you are able to keep your diabetes logbook (blood glucose levels, blood pressure, medication, carbohydrates, etc.) without the slightest effort as you are already used to from the pc-version of SiDiary 6.

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #104: Treatment of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Part 2

The effect of dietary intervention alone for the management of NAFLD and NASH has been evaluated extensively over the past 2–3 decades. These studies can be divided into two main types: those that have focused on weight reduction only, and clinical trials that have assessed the role of a particular dietary composition on hepatic steatosis.

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