The Importance of Screening for Depression

What keeps your patients from managing their diabetes? One common cause is depression. Screening and treating patients for depression can often start them feeling better and improving their glucose control.

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Physician Burnout: When the Pressure of the Job Gets to You

It is easy for health-care providers to put themselves at risk of burning out. Learn more about physician burnout and how it can be managed and avoided.

Effective Communication With Diabetes Patients

By building a relationship through patient-centered communication, providers can become more successful in helping patients change their behavior and improving their outcomes.

Reducing the Risk of Foot Re-Ulceration in Diabetes

The reoccurrence of foot ulcers in the diabetic population is a common problem. Learn about interventions that can help reduce the risk of foot re-ulceration.

Increasing Physical Activity Among People With Diabetes: The Physician’s Role

If you don’t already encourage physical activity in your patients, now is the time to discuss physical activity goals, offer encouragement and talk to patients about other support that may assist them in becoming more physically active.

Misdiagnosis of T1D in Adults

“It is critical that doctors don’t assume that a hyperglycemic adult has Type 2,” says Dr. Claresa Levetan, an endocrinologist at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia.

Non-Medical Switching

You may not have heard this term, but you have most likely experienced it every January. It makes you anxious…

November Is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month. One in 10 Americans has diabetes — more than 30 million people; an additional 84-plus million have prediabetes.