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How Would You Initiate Insulin in this 53-Year-Old Man with T2DM?
The decision to start insulin therapy requires frank dialogue with a patient about lifestyle, psychosocial, and employment matters. Given this patient's particulars, what type of insulin would you prescribe and on what schedule?
Polydipsia, Polyuria, and Elevated A1C--What's Your Next Step for This Patient?
The patient is a 53-year-old African American with type 2 diabetes, in the clinic for regular follow-up. Review the rest of his exam results and select your option for the next step(s).
Early Insulin Therapy May Lower Costs, Reduce Complications
A new study sheds light on the economic and clinical costs associated with "maintaining a failing T2DM treatment regimen."
Top 10 Primary Care Apps
Drugs, diseases, guidelines, databases—all at the touch of an app. Here: a selection of smartphone/tablet applications that may make your clinical practice a little easier this coming year.
SGLT-1/SGLT-2 Inhibitor Shows Promise in Patients with T2DM, Renal Impairment
The investigational LX4211 may one day fill a need for these patients who are unable to eliminate a lot of glucose in urine and who respond poorly to selective SGLT2 inhibitors.
Pick the Best Test to Assess Gastric Emptying
Several tests effectively and objectively demonstrate gastric emptying in patients with suspected gastroparesis. Which of the four suggested here would not be used?
Which Treatment First for Type 2 Diabetes?
In this unfortunately typical scenario, which medication would you choose as first-line treatment?
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