ACP Diabetes Monthly
Welcome to this month's issue of ACP Diabetes Monthly, an update for internists published by the American College of Physicians.
In the News for the month of July 2015
Insulin pumps for type 1 diabetes associated with lower mortality rates
Insulin pump users had lower cardiovascular mortality than similar patients with type 1 diabetes who injected their own insulin, a study found. More...
Patients with prediabetes diagnosis more likely to change health behaviors
Patients who are aware of their prediabetes are more likely to adopt lifestyle changes that reduce the risk of developing diabetes, according to a recent study. More...
Metformin associated with increased all-cause mortality risk in patients with type 2 diabetes and advanced CKD
Metformin is associated with higher risk for all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes and advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a recent study. More...
MKSAP quiz: Treating prediabetes
This month's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 52-year-old man with prediabetes who is concerned about his weight. More...
From ACP Journal Club
Review: Intensive blood pressure control reduces retinopathy in diabetes
Intensive control of blood pressure reduced incidence of retinopathy, but not progression of established retinopathy, in patients with type 1 or 2 diabetes, according to an analysis of 15 randomized controlled trials. More...
Incretin use was not associated with increased risk for acute pancreatitis
Patients who took incretin-based drugs had the same risk of acute pancreatitis as those who took other hypoglycemic medications or took neither type of drug, a case-control study found. More...
Spotlight on thiazolidinediones
Some beneficial effects of rosiglitazone and pioglitazone were described by studies published in the last month. More...
Physician editor: David V. O'Dell, MD, FACP
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