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Diabetes

“Doctor” comes from the Latin docēre, “to teach.”

RM is an active 78-year-old woman with no complaints about her health or her medications. Then she tells you about her home blood glucose readings.

Authors of a new study note that an observed link between antibiotics and diabetes risk may be yet another result of changing levels and diversity of gut bacteria.

The drug appeared to reduce the risk in the first study to assess its effects on younger patients with diabetes in the United States.

Take this 3-question mini-quiz to see if you’re up-to-date on diabetes and breast cancer risk, gestational diabetes and depression, and sedentary time and diabetes development.

This short slide show summarizes results of 8 phase III clinical trials, revealing favorable class efficacy and also differences that should be considered before treatment selection.

It's probably too early to pass judgment but data from clinical trials point to decreased bone mineral density and increased treatment-emergent fractures in patients taking the new antidiabetes drugs.

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