diabetes

FDA okays new diabetes, asthma drugsFDA recently approved a new diabetes medication, as well as a drug to treat severe asthma.
Adult Patients Could Be Misdiagnosed with Wrong Form of DiabetesType 1 diabetes can present in adults, which can lead to misdiagnosis and unsuccessful treatment.
Integrating Pharmacists into Medical Homes Significantly Improves OutcomesHaving a clinical pharmacist integrated into a medical home benefits diabetes and hypertension patients.
How to transition adolescents with diabetes from pediatric to adult careWith planning, transitioning teenagers from pediatric care to adult care for their diabetes doesn’t have to be stressful for either patient or provider.
Guided therapy can improve antibiotic resistanceResearchers share surprising findings about PCT-guided therapy in antibiotic management in patients with respiratory infections.
Insulin Drug Prices Are on the Rise and States Want AnswersSeveral state attorneys general are asking pointed questions about why insulin prices are rising.
Steroid and NSAID combination prevents macular oedema after cataractsA combination of a topical corticosteroid and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) is more effective than either one alone in reducing the risk of cystoid macular oedema (CME) after cataract surgery in nondiabetic patients, researchers say.
The OD’s role with new diabetes drugsIt is important for eyecare providers to be familiar with these new drugs and findings. We often see patients with diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and high CV risk, and we are in a position to help counsel our patients about new treatments—and even suggest that appropriate patients have conversations with their primary-care physicians, endocrinologists and cardiologists.
Four ways tech improves chronic disease management
Four ways tech improves chronic disease managementFinding technology solutions to diagnose and manage chronic conditions is critical to the future of healthcare.
Five technologies to transform healthcareFive healthcare tech trends that will make chronic care management a part of patients’ daily lives.