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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Research and News: Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder. Though most commonly diagnosed in the elderly, younger adults and even children are increasingly subject to the disease. 9.4% of the US population has Type 2 diabetes or about 30 million Americans. Approximately 95% of all adults diagnosed with diabetes have Type 2. New tools, techniques and treatments can help you improve outcomes for your Type 2 diabetes patients.

Always Reevaluate Background Therapies When Starting a New Glucose-Lowering Agent

We were asked to consult on a case involving BK, a 74-year-old man with type 2 diabetes (T2D) of 12 years duration. He was a retired restaurant manager who lived with his wife of 52 years. BK had a positive history of tobacco smoking (2 packs per day for 35 years), but he quit ten years ago following his grandson's birth. He monitors his blood glucose level two to three times daily....

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