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Summary of Standards of Care for Diabetes for Primary Care

An abridged version of the 2015 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes has been produced for primary care physicians… Researchers from the American Diabetes Association (ADA), together with the ADA Primary Care Advisory Group (PCAG), produced an abridged version of the 2015 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, specifically focusing …

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ADA 2015 Guidelines, Part 1

In this week’s Homerun Slides, we begin a short 5-part series covering the latest guidelines from the ADA. Topics covered this week include the Criteria for Diabetes Diagnosis, Categories for Increased Risk in Diabetes, and Screening Children for Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes…. To download the complete set of slides …

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HBV Vaccine Unaffected by Type 2 Diabetes

But vaccine still recommended for diabetes patients due to increased risk of disease… Information presented at the Annual Conference on Vaccine Research states there is no statistical evidence that type 2 diabetes affects the hepatitis B vaccine (HBV). The committee also added that patients aged 19 to 59 who are …

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Two Eggs a Day Shows Some Benefit for T2D Patients

Diet satiety improved (with less boredom), no significant change detected in HDL… Eggs have been shown to improve satiety and increase circulating HDL. They contain nutrients that may reduce the risk of T2D and CVD. Current guidelines regarding egg consumption and dietary cholesterol intake differ among countries: Australia recommends a …

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Watching Television Increases Risk of T2D

The lower the level of sedentary time, the lower the risk of developing diabetes… Sedentary behavior such as watching TV, using the computer, and sitting during commuting and working are potential risk factor for diabetes. Previous studies have used lifestyle interventions such as weight loss, dietary changes, and physical activity, …

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