type 2 diabetes

Why children with diabetes are at risk for disordered eatingPatients with diabetes are at risk for developing inappropriate relationships with food, according to new research, highlighting the need for healthcare providers to provide more psychosocial support to this population.
What do patients value in healthcare?National surveys from Public Agenda, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, examine public perceptions of quality in diabetes care, joint replacement and maternity care.
How to make diabetes control easier for patientsA real-world study of type 2 diabetes patients by Milliman has surprising findings on glycemic control and diabetes medication adherence.
How diabetes is linked to gut bacteriaGiven this abundance of nonhuman species living on and within our bodies, it is not surprising that there is a link between specific bacteria to systemic and ocular disease—including diabetes and diabetes-related eye disease.
New therapies show promise in treating diabetes
New therapies show promise in treating diabetesNew updates in insulin products, as well as non-pharma therapies are on the horizon for diabetes.
Insulin treatment persistence varies among payersA study from Walgreens provides a benchmark of basal insulin treatment persistence across different payers in the United States.
Once-daily diabetes drug approvedFDA approved 10 mg dapagliflozin and 5 mg saxagliptin (Qtern, AstraZeneca), to treat type 2 diabetes.
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic tests
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic testsBiomarker testing for harmful genetic mutations provides the opportunity to identify at-risk individuals who might benefit from risk modification strategies and/or enhanced disease screening.
How obesity and related conditions are skyrocketingObesity is rising in children and teens, according to a new report, but other health problems tied to obesity are increasing, too.
Get smart about metabolic syndrome!As pediatricians we are all too aware of our nation’s struggle with childhood overweight and obesity. Approximately 1 of every 5 children that we see in the office every day is obese. Despite tremendous efforts to reverse this trend, it is clear we are in this battle for the long haul.