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Effects of Glycemic Control on Renal Complications

Researchers study antidiabetic treatments, other factors associated with control… There are two main kidney diseases that are correlated with type 2 diabetes, which are chronic kidney disease and diabetes nephropathy. Good glycemic control can interrupt the progression of kidney diseases in type 2 diabetes patients with renal problems. Currently, the …

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Case Study: The Importance of Patient-Centered Therapy

A 59 YOF is recently discharged from hospital after an allergic reaction to an anesthesia induction agent. She was placed on high-dose steroid for the reaction while she was in the hospital. Patient had completed her steroid tapering dose 2 months prior to her visit to endocrinology clinic today due to high blood glucose (a1c 8.9%). Past medical history included: hypertension, hyperlipidemia, atrial fibrillation, obesity and diabetes for 7 years. She was well controlled on metformin 1000mg BID before...

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