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Is Lower BP Better in Type 2 Diabetes?

According to a recent study, which of the following is true among patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and recent acute coronary syndrome (ACS)?

A. The risk for major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) significantly increased with systolic blood pressure (SBP) less than 130 mm Hg.
B. The risk for MACE significantly increased with diastolic BP (DBP) less than or equal to 80 mm Hg.
C. The risk for MACE significantly decreased with SBP less than 130 mm Hg.
D. The risk for MACE significantly decreased with DBP less than or equal to 80 mm Hg.
E. A&B
F. C&D

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CGM Recommendation

Would you consider recommending a CGM for your patients who have prediabetes and obesity? Follow the link to share your opinion and see what your colleagues think.

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Warn, Teach, and Revisit Metformin

If this happens in my practice, I’m sure it likely happens with your patients too. So many of our patients take metformin. They may be new to using metformin or have been taking it for many years. Either way it’s not unusual to have untoward GI side effects from taking it. They may have done fine taking it for years, so they don’t even think about it being their metformin.

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Tracey Brown 2018 Complete Interview

Tracey D. Brown, MBA, BChE is Chief Executive Officer of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the nation’s largest voluntary health organization and a global authority on diabetes. Tracey joined the ADA in June 2018 after her tenure as senior vice president of operations and chief experience officer at Sam's Club, a division of Walmart, Inc., where she was responsible for creating meaningful member experiences, directing member strategy, marketing and branding, go-to-market execution, data and analytics and membership operations.

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