This study uses National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data from 1988 through 2014 to characterize clinical manifestations of diabetic kidney disease in US adults.
This commentary discusses a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Ophthalmology that investigated association of body fat distribution with diabetic retinopathy in an Asian population with type 2 diabetes.
This commentary discusses a randomized clinical trial published in JAMA Surgery that investigated remission rates of type 2 diabetes among patients treated with bariatric surgery and a lifestyle intervention vs a lifestyle intervention alone.
A 61-year-old man with hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and hypothyroidism presented with neck pain and stiffness and woody induration extending from the nape of his neck. Examination of his heart, lungs, abdomen, and lower extremities was normal, as was serum albumin level. What would you do next?
This Medical Letter review summarizes information about liraglutide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist approved for long-term weight weight management in adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater, or in those with a BMI of 27 or greater plus weight-related comorbidity such as hypertension, dyslipidemia, or diabetes.
This Care of the Aging Patient review reports recommendations for less stringent HbA1c target values for older adults with type 2 diabetes.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s (USPSTF’s) 2015 guideline on screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
A 76-year-old man recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and a history of hypertension requested assistance with managing his type 2 diabetes. His fingerstick blood glucose diary showed consistent recordings of greater than 350 mg/dL and his hemoglobin level was 13.3 g/dL. How do you interpret these test results?
This commentary discusses a cluster randomized trial published in JAMA Ophthalmology that compared the effects of personalized education and risk assessment vs usual care during retinal ophthalmologic visits on hemoglobin A1c levels among patients with diabetes.
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2013 updates to the American Geriatrics Society’s guideline for improving the care of older adults with diabetes.
This Review summarizes advances in diagnosis and treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes between 2005 and 2015.
This pharmacoepidemiology study uses Kaiser Permanente diabetes registry data to investigate associations between prescriptions for pioglitazone and bladder, prostate, breast, and other cancers.
This open-label randomized trial characterizes reductions in serum potassium levels and adverse events among patients with hyperkalemia and diabetes treated with patiromer, an oral potassium binder.
This cross-sectional study assesses the association between type 2 diabetes prevalence and familial hypercholesterolemia.
This systematic review and meta-analysis assesses the association between several means of blood pressure–lowering treatment and vascular disease in patients with diabetes.
This observational follow-up study of a clinical trial cohort of patients with type 1 diabetes (N=1441) reported a modestly lower all-cause mortality rate among patients who received 6.5 years of initial intensive diabetes therapy vs conventional therapy.
This systematic review reports that available evidence supports cautious expansion of metformin use in patients with mild to moderate chronic kidney disease.
This randomized clinical trial reports that use of coronary computed tomography angiography to screen for coronary artery disease is not supported among asymptomatic patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.