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Effective Lifestyle Changes

Which lifestyle change do you feel is most important in controlling blood sugars and lowering A1c values -- Nutrition, Physical activity, or both? Follow the link to share your opinion.

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CGMS for Type 2

Using a CGMS for type 2 diabetes can be very beneficial for type 2 patients not using insulin. Do you agree or disagree? Follow the link to share your opinion.

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Drug Classes and A1c

Which of the classes of drugs have you seen the best results in lowering A1c for type 2 diabetes? DPP-4, GLP-1, or SGLT-2? Follow the link to share your response.

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New A1C Recommendation

The American College of Physicians (ACP) said doctors can tell patients to aim for a glycosylated hemoglobin, or HbA1C, level between 7 percent and 8 percent, rather than the traditional 6.5 percent to 7 percent. Plus, clinicians should consider deintensifying pharmacologic therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes who achieve HbA1c levels less than 6.5%. (See article 2)

Do you agree A1c should be between 7% and 8%?

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Insulin vs Other Treatment Options

Are you more likely to add a basal insulin to the treatment plan for a patient with type 2 on two oral meds with an A1c of 8% for 5 months, BMI of 30, or add another medication besides insulin? More likely to add insulin More likely to add another med besides insulin Follow the link to share your opinion.

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Treatment Cost

How does cost play in your determination for treatment? Follow the link to see how you and your colleagues compare.

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