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CVD risk assessment priority for adults with diabetes, metabolic syndrome

February 26, 2015

Approximately one-quarter of adults with type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome face a cardiovascular disease risk of at least 20%, according to research published in The Diabetes Educator.

“Diabetes educators should be aware that individuals with diabetes and metabolic syndrome are one of the most vulnerable groups for cardiovascular disease and should have priority in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease,” the researchers wrote.

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Addressing stress, change in commitments may improve diabetes control

February 24, 2015
When promoting self-care understanding and diet adherence for patients with type 2 diabetes, clinicians should be aware of the negative impact the disease can have on…
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Interventions decrease long-term diabetes risk in women with gestational diabetes

February 23, 2015
The risk for type 2 diabetes is increased among women with a history of gestational diabetes, even years after giving birth, according to study findings published in…
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Low health literacy may skew perception of diabetes control

February 20, 2015
Patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes and low health literacy may believe they are doing well and, therefore, be less likely to make the necessary changes to…
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Improving Outcomes with SGLT2 Cotransporter Inhibitors in Challenging T2DM Patients: Updates from EASD 2013

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In the Journals

CVD risk assessment priority for adults with diabetes, metabolic syndrome

February 26, 2015
Approximately one-quarter of adults with type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome face a cardiovascular disease risk of at least 20%, according to…
In the Journals

Addressing stress, change in commitments may improve diabetes control

February 24, 2015
When promoting self-care understanding and diet adherence for patients with type 2 diabetes, clinicians should be aware of the negative impact the…
In the Journals

Interventions decrease long-term diabetes risk in women with gestational diabetes

February 23, 2015
The risk for type 2 diabetes is increased among women with a history of gestational diabetes, even years after giving birth, according to study…
In the Journals

Low health literacy may skew perception of diabetes control

February 20, 2015
Patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes and low health literacy may believe they are doing well and, therefore, be less likely to make the…
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Usual care for diabetes as effective as adherence information, motivational interviewing intervention

February 17, 2015
Diabetes and lipid control were not significantly improved with adherence information or motivational interviewing compared with usual care…
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More education needed for diabetes treatment of commercial drivers

February 12, 2015
Some health care providers reported they are not familiar with current regulations and management strategies regarding commercial driver’s…

Six things patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes should hear from their health care provider

February 7, 2015
The American Association of Diabetes Educators wants health care providers to relay six facts to their patients who are faced with the challenge of…
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Multicomponent education, therapy programs most beneficial to treat childhood obesity

February 4, 2015
Multicomponent treatment programs that combine dietary and physical activity education with behavioral therapy were the most effective interventions…

Diabetes management for patients with cultural differences

January 31, 2015
The American Association of Diabetes Educators has developed five tips to help health care providers teach patients with cultural differences to…
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Diabetes self-management education effective in developing countries, but gaps exist

January 30, 2015
In developing countries, diabetes self-management education programs appear to be effective in the short term, according to a systematic review…
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