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Metformin Addition

For a newly diagnosed type 2 patient with an elevated A1c of 7-8%, would you consider an SGLT-2 drug as a second treatment option added to metformin if they are not at goal on metformin? Follow the link to share your opinion and see what your colleagues think!

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Feb. 4, 2017

When we were at the recent CES show in Las Vegas, the health and fitness categories had their own hall in the convention center. This is quite a change from 5 yeas ago when you only had one health related exhibitor. One of the other fast growing areas is combining …

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Physical Activity Is Only One Part of the Equation

Dr. Sheri Colberg on Avoid Weight Gain from Insulin Use and Treating Lows

As an exercise physiologist, I first and foremost focus on the physical activity part for management of blood glucose levels, often stating that being active will increase insulin action, lower blood glucose levels, and make diabetes management easier. In reality, not all of those benefits are fully evident in many cases. In fact, they usually cannot be counted on unless you take into account myriad other factors that can have an equally—if not more—dramatic effect on blood glucose management.

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Question #871

Test Your Knowledge

Hypoglycemia is a potential side effect of which of the following classes of drugs: 1) Insulins 2) Sulfonylureas 3) Meglitinides 4) Amylin mimetics 5) All of the above Follow the link to see the right answer!

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