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ADA releases diabetes management guidelines for LTC, nursing facilities

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2016

Elderly type 2 diabetes patients in long-term care and skilled nursing facilities should be carefully screened for comorbidities that can affect their diabetes management, and be given simple treatment regimens and avoid sliding-scale insulin-dosing regimens, according to the American Diabetes Association's guidelines published in Diabetes Care. The guidelines also recommend minimizing the risk of hypoglycemia and respecting the wishes of patients nearing the end of life, including the right to refuse treatment. Medscape (free registration) (02/02)


Intensive glycemic control doesn't improve CV outcomes in diabetes

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 02, 2016

Combined metformin, canagliflozin beneficial for diabetes patients

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Artificial pancreas beneficial for teens with diabetes, study shows

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 04, 2016

Specialized diet may slow kidney disease progression, study says

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 02, 2016

Vitamin D may not stop prediabetes progression, study says

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 04, 2016

Arkray's blood glucose test strips recall labeled Class I by FDA

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 02, 2016

Dietary choices may affect chronic inflammation, RD says

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 04, 2016

Fasting glycemia screening effective for gestational diabetes

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 02, 2016

High-fat diet improves cholesterol levels in women, study shows

DiabetesPro SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2016


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