Patient-Provider Communication: The Bottom Line

Providers can impact patients’ ability to cope with efforts to communicate positivity while delivering realistic expectations, which can result in patient-centered diabetes care…

Chronobiology and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Molecular studies have identified genes that are crucial for maintaining circadian rhythms. Lifestyle factors such as shift work lead to alterations in circadian rhythms.

Issues Related to Shift Work in People with Diabetes

Extensive literature show that shift work increase insulin resistance, the risk of Type 2 diabetes, and related metabolic abnormalities. Get advice on diabetes management in workers whose jobs require changing shifts.

Cadillac Combination for Type 2 Diabetes: A GLP-1 Receptor Agonist and a SGLT2 Inhibitor

When managing patients with Type 2 diabetes, it is important to help them avoid weight gain and use therapies that, in addition to lowering glucose levels, promote weight loss. Learn strategies to enhance patient care.

Defining the Connection: Microbiota and the Environment, Nutrition, and Metabolic Disease

This article reviews the functions and development of the microbiota and how modern lifestyles, including nutrition, may have contributed to the changes in species of bacteria available to humans. Increasing dietary fiber as a means of improving the health of the microbiota will be proposed.

Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes: T1D Is Not T2DM

The 2016 European Society of Cardiology’s updated guidelines recommend everyone with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) initiate lipid-lowering agents at age 40, but that lipid-lowering agents be initiated at younger ages if there is evidence of nephropathy or with multiple risk factors present. This leads to the question: When does CV risk begin in T1D? Does CV risk actually begin at age 40, or are there people for whom this risk begins much earlier or even much later?