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Managing Cognitive Decline in Older Adults With Diabetes

This Physician’s Weekly feature on managing cognitive decline in older adults with diabetes was completed in cooperation with the experts at the American Diabetes Association. More than 25% of Ameri­cans aged 65 and older has...

New Guidelines for Glucose Testing

Research suggests that approximately one-third of patients admitted to hospitals in the United States have a blood glucose level greater than 180 mg/dL. The CDC estimates that admissions for patients with diabetes increased from...

Structuring Behavioral Interventions for Diabetes

Approximately 45% of patients with diabetes have not achieved an A1C level of less than 7%. Studies show that improved glycemia helps delay or prevent serious diabetes complications. However, poor adherence to medication...

2012 ADA Annual Scientific Sessions

New research was presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 72nd Scientific Sessions from June 8-12, 2012 in Philadelphia. The features below highlight just some of the studies that emerged from the conference Heart &...

Glucose Intensification in Diabetes & AMI

An investigation of patients with diabetes who were hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) suggests that few undergo glucose therapy intensification (GTI) at discharge. The research team added that long-term glucose...



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