The Sugar Beat

 
 
  • Surviving the Holidays With Diabetes Celebrating the holidays doesn't have to be a choice between losing glycemic control or missing out on the fun. Dr Akshay Jain provides some tips to help guide discussions on safe holiday eating.
  • Dispelling the Myths About Obesity Is obesity a choice? Are people just lazy or suffering from 'food addiction'? Dr Akshay Jain responds to the results of a recent Medscape poll and says it's time to dispel the myths about obesity.
  • SGLT2 Inhibitors: Unreal Primary Prevention? These diabetes drugs offer cardiovascular benefits, but only in diabetes patients who already have CV disease, the author argues.
  • Alcohol Advice Demands Full Disclosure First What do you tell patients who ask about 'safe' alcohol intake--or who inquire about your own drinking habits?
  • CANVAS: Straight Talk Needed on Amputation Risk Can a meta-analysis of two different studies or data from observational studies overcome the clinical concern about the clear-cut amputation risk with canagliflozin seen in the CANVAS trial?