Lilly’s generic rapid-acting insulin hits pharmacy shelves
Eli Lilly’s cheaper, generic insulin lispro injection offering can now be ordered in pharmacies, according to a press release from the company. Source: Lilly’s generic rapid-acting Read more
Second-Line Diabetes Drugs and Cardiovascular Risks
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetes. Metformin is used widely as first-line therapy and may have cardiovascular benefits, but if Read more
Providers, regulators explore type 2 therapies for type 1 diabetes
For most children and adults with type 1 diabetes, day-to-day disease management remains difficult despite improvements in insulin formulations and delivery and advancements in diabetes Read more
Is insulin pump therapy superior to multiple daily injections in type 1 diabetes?
Endocrine Today | PoinTAll pumps on the market offer several useful features for people with type 1 diabetes. These include multiple basal rate options, square- and dual-wave bolus Read more
Medication Nonadherence Common in Patients With T2DM
Routine urine samples can be used to test for medication adherence in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the June issue of Diabetes Care. Source: Medication Read more
Trace metal concentrations influence glucose regulation in pregnancy
Pregnant women with higher plasma concentrations of copper measured during the first trimester were more likely to have elevated glucose levels in the second trimester, increasing the risk Read more
Weight Loss: Helping Your Patients Find Their Own Motivation
In part 2 of this podcast, Eileen O’Grady, PhD, RN, NP, talks about realistic goal-setting for weight loss, how to spark motivation in your patients, and overcoming setbacks. Read more
Do Your Patients Need More Vitamin B12?
Vitamin B12 (also known as cobalamin) is commonly found in animal-derived foods. While previous research suggested that the majority of the population consumes adequate levels of vitamin Read more
Curcumin: the Indian solid gold.
Turmeric, derived from the plant Curcuma longa, is a gold-colored spice commonly used in the Indian subcontinent, not only for health care but also for the preservation of food and as a Read more
Workplace Eating Habits Up Health Risks
Hospital employees’ food purchases at work linked to obesity, diabetes, and cardiac problems Source: Workplace Eating Habits Up Health Read more