Similar rates of recommended processes of care with nurse practitioners, primary care physicians.
The American Diabetes Association released an updated position statement on the prevention, detection, and management of diabetic neuropathies.
Are You Sure the Patient Has Diabetic Neuropathy? History: It is important to unveil the presence of risk factors (e.g., poorly controlled hyperglycemia; tall stature; associated dyslipidemia with elevated triglycerides; hypertension; and history of recent falls, which may reflect gait and balance disorders). Symptoms: May vary due to the type of sensory fibers involved Peripheral…
Modern management focuses on thorough preoperative assessment, diabetes optimization.
Addition of finerenone to ACE inhibitor or ARB tied to reduction in urinary albumin-creatinine ratio
A plasmid containing two human hepatocyte growth factor isoforms may improve quality of life for patients with painful diabetic neuropathy.
For diabetes patients, greater EHR-related health improvements for high-cohesion primary care teams.
Older adults more compliant, but significant outcomes improved across ages.
Greater maximum and range of separations of center of mass from center of pressure in DPN.
Diabetic Ketoacidosis I. What every physician needs to know. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious, life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus. DKA is characterized by the triad of hyperglycemia, anion gap metabolic acidosis, and ketonemia. It is part of a spectrum of hyperglycemia on which lies hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS). Though the two are distinct entities,…