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....Read More »
Joshua Neumiller, Pharm.D., CDE, FASCP
Newer glucagon products provide additional options for the treatment of severe hypoglycemia.
We were asked to consult on a case involving a 68-year-old man with type 1 diabetes (T1D). He recently experienced a severe hypoglycemic event resulting in hospitalization. The patient currently lives independently with his wife of 40 years and has had T1D since the age of 12....
A 56-year old male with type 2 diabetes and stage 3 chronic kidney disease contacted us recently regarding his new prescription for the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin (Invokana)....Read More »