Battling Diabetes Burnout

It can be a considerable challenge to help people with diabetes burnout get back on track to effective self-management, so what can clinicians do to recognize and address the problem effectively?

Type 1 Diabetes and the Very-Low-Carbohydrate Diet (VLCD): What You Need to Know

The article “Management of Type 1 Diabetes with a Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet,” published this month in Pediatrics, suggests that a very low-carbohydrate diet (VLCD) may benefit glycemic control in children and adults with Type 1 diabetes.

Kaiser Permanente Self-Management Program Reduces Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Subjects with diabetes in Kaiser Permanente management programs lowered blood pressure, blood sugar and blood lipid levels over a 10-year period, according to the Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes Everyday (PHASE) study conducted among roughly 100,000 Kaiser patients…

TZD Update

Thiazolidinediones were hailed as wonder drugs when first released in 1997. Learn what recent research has to say about TZDs.

Helping Your Diabetes Patients Plan for Ramadan

Learn about the set of guidelines that provide a framework for discussing Ramadan with your diabetes patients and their families, which stress the importance of individualization and education within a diabetes management plan.

Introduction to the Diabetes and Ramadan Practical Guidelines from the IDF-DAR Alliance

Fasting during Ramadan can be challenging for patients with diabetes and can increase risk of health complications. Therefore, it is essential to educate patients regarding the importance of blood glucose monitoring, maintaining a balanced diet and avoiding strenuous exercise.

FDA Approves New Indication for Victoza

Learn about the medication Victoza and its new FDA approved indication to reduce cardiovascular risk in diabetes patients.