Newly-diagnosed diabetes and admission hyperglycemia are linked to rapid respiratory deterioration in COVID-19 patients.Read More »
Multiple treatments were compared to improve outcomes in patients with prediabetes.Read More »
Technology and unique rapid-acting insulin can improve time in range and Quality of Life for patients with diabetes.Read More »
I recently saw a patient for a diabetes follow-up and had just gotten her lab values faxed over. Her A1c came back at 9.6, despite the patient telling me that her glucose meter readings were much lower. She even showed me the meter, and upon doing some averaging, it appeared that her A1c should be a lot lower....Read More »
By Sheri Colberg, PhD
In these challenging times, if we only could get a medication that would boost our immune system and response to viruses, lower all stress associated with being in a pandemic, and treat most of the pre-existing health conditions that are associated with a higher risk of dying from COVID-19, we would all be lined up for it! Guess what? We already have something that does all these things already.
Lifestyle modifications as first-line treatment have paramount importance on the quality of life.Read More »
Does the fat content of dairy products play a role in the development of metabolic syndrome (MetS)?Read More »
Adequate amounts of magnesium in the diet could reduce the risk of type 2 and cerebral vascular incidents.Read More »
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....
Long-term users of the acid reflux drugs known as Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) have a 24% higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than non-PPI users.Read More »