Originally published March 1, 2018 by Daniel Lorber, MD, FACP, CDE
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.
Originally published September 1, 2017 by David S. H. Bell, MB, FACE, FACP and Edison Goncalves, MD, FACE, FACP
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.
Originally published July 1, 2017 by Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
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.