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Early Use of Insulin to Improve Beta Cell Preservation


By David Joffe, BSPharm, CDE; Steve Freed, BSPharm CPT; Brandon Flohr, PharmD, and Vanessa Cepero, PharmD, CVS Pharmacy Type 2 diabetes is a heterogeneous disorder, characterized by glucotoxicity, beta cell dysfunction and decreased insulin sensitivity. Presence of amyloid deposits in the islets and decreased beta cell mass are the pathological hallmark …

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Diagnosis and Management of Type 2 Diabetes, 10th Edition, Ch 15, Pt 5


Long-Term Complications and Treatments Steve V. Edelman, MD Robert R. Henry, MD Microvascular Complications (cont’d) Gastroparesis This neuropathy should be suspected in patients with nausea, vomiting, early satiety, abdominal distention, and bloating following a meal, and is secondary to delayed emptying and retention of gastric contents. The delay in gastric emptying …

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