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  • Patients Will Be Asking

Patients will be asking: Do I really need to be screened for diabetes?

  • Patients Will Be Asking

Could my favorite cocktail give me more than alcohol poisoning?

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Physician must stop marketing 3-parent baby technique

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CMS policy spurs outpatient knee replacement

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Adams confirmed as surgeon general

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NPs, PAs boost productivity: survey

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA
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USPSTF recommendations on preventive postmenopause HRT

No net benefit seen for primary prevention of chronic conditions.

  • Clinical Essentials from Curr Med Res Opin
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Type 2 diabetes: DPP-4 inhibitor label recommendations often not followed in CKD patients

Some dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors require dosage adjustments with declining renal function.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Coll Cardiol
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For patients with diabetes and multivessel disease, CABG bests PCI

Real-world findings support clinical trial results.

  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Intern Med
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Type 2 diabetes: is individualized glycemic control cost-effective?

Modeling of patient-level data suggests cost, QoL benefits.

  • Clinical Essentials from Kidney Int
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High BUN tied to increased risk for type 2 diabetes

Data suggest a bidirectional link between T2DM and CKD.

Diabetes Vitals for December 2017
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Diabetes Vitals for December 2017

Metformin and stroke risk | CAC predicts CVD risk in diabetes | What is optimal diabetes screening frequency?

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FDA approves first short-acting “follow-on” insulin

FDA-approved long-acting follow-on glargine version Basaglar in 2015.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cochrane Database Syst Rev
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Can lifestyle modification prevent or delay type 2 diabetes?

Both diet and exercise appear necessary.

  • Clinical Essentials from Diabetes Care
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Is intensive blood pressure lowering beneficial in type 2 diabetes?

Similar benefits seen in those with and without type 2 diabetes.

  • Clinical Essentials from Aliment Pharmacol Ther
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Many drugs, not just antibiotics, alter gut flora

Proton pump inhibitors, metformin among those linked to concerning changes.

  • Clinical Essentials from Diabetes Care
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New diabetes care standards include explicit recommendations for patients with cardiovascular disease

Evidence-based recommendations cover many aspects of diabetes screening, prevention, and care.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol
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Type 2 diabetes: GLP-1 receptor agonists linked to improved cardiovascular outcomes

Overall relative risk reduction in cardiovascular mortality, all-cause mortality in moderate-high risk patients.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet
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Type 2 diabetes remission is possible with intensive weight management

Remission rates in primary care setting tied to amount of weight loss at 1 year.

  • Clinical Essentials from Front Endocrinol (Lausanne)
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PTC: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis tied to favorable TNM staging

Study suggests a favorable interaction.