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Surgery Options and Outcomes for Diabetes Patients: Diabetes in Control answers key questions about the use of surgery in diabetes management and treatment, including:
– Surgical options for weight loss
– How/when a healthcare professional might recommend surgery for a diabetes patient
– What a healthcare professional needs to know about the spectrum of diabetes related surgeries

New Guideline Released on Pharmacological Management of Obesity

The Endocrine Society has released a clinical practice guideline on the pharmacological management of obesity that includes recommendations on strategies for prescribing weight loss drugs… During a recent press conference, Caroline Apovian, MD, of Boston University, the lead author of the new guideline, “This is really the first guideline of …

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Handbook of Diabetes, 4th Ed., Excerpt #25: Specific Circumstances that Affect Diabetes Control

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Rudy Bilous, MD, FRCP Richard Donnelly, MD, PHD, FRCP, FRACP Exercise Regular physical exercise is an important component of the management and prevention of type 2 diabetes (Figure 26.1). Aerobic exercise, in particular, and resistance exercise improve insulin sensitivity and glycemic control. Blood glucose and lipid profiles improve, as well as insulin …

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New Drug Delivery System to Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Deferoxamine delivered through the skin has the potential to prevent amputations… Stanford University School of Medicine researchers presented results at the American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress showing they have developed a drug delivered via a skin patch that can heal wounds and prevent those wounds from reoccurring. Geoffrey …

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