Diabetes & Endocrinology Perspective

 
 
  • Fighting COVID-19: 'Everyone Can Do Something' Healthcare professionals in specialty clinics may be wondering how they can help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Jessica Sparks Lilley shares her thoughts.
  • ACC 2020What If There Is a Virtual ACC and Nobody Cares? It seems tone-deaf to discuss science-that-can-wait while colleagues across the world fight this challenge, writes John Mandrola, MD, of the upcoming virtual American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions.
  • Diabetes and COVID-19: Three Patient Cases   How might COVID-19 affect patients with well-controlled type 1 or type 2 diabetes? Dr Anne Peters comments on three patient cases.
  • 'Everyone With Diabetes' Must Prepare for COVID-19   How will COVID-19 affect people with diabetes? Many unanswered questions remain, but there's much we can still do to prepare our patients, says Dr Anne Peters.
  • Should Medical Conferences Be Canceled for COVID-19?   Transmission of COVID-19 at a medical conference may have happened already. Should these meetings be canceled? Dr F. Perry Wilson gives us his take.
  • Choosing Type 2 Diabetes Guidelines: 'Shop' Carefully New outcomes trials have spawned multiple different diabetes treatment guidelines. How do you choose which ones to follow?
  • Cardios, Nephros, PCPs -- We're All Diabetologists Now Newer diabetes medications are proving effective in reducing CV events, hospitalizations for heart failure, and progression to dialysis. So where do these drugs belong?
  • Fighting Rising Drug Costs: How Can Docs Help?   With the price of drugs continuing to rise, is there anything we can do to help patients for whom drug prices may be out of reach?
  • 2020 ADA Standards: A 'New Concept' in Treating T2D   Dr Peters discusses the updates to the ADA Standards of Care on the pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes.
  • These Patients 'Ennoble' Us as Physicians Homeless patients with diabetes are among the most challenging to manage, but they may give struggling physicians a glimpse of the type of doctor they had hoped to become.
  • Avoiding Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals: 5 Tips When it comes to endocrine-disrupting chemicals, Dr Leonardo Trasande disagrees with the idea of consuming 'everything in moderation .' Here are 5 simple tips to help avoid exposure to these chemicals.
  • New ADA Standards: Promoting Health   From alternative insulins to diabetes technology, Dr Anne Peters highlights some changes to the 2020 ADA Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes.
  • Effecting Dietary Modifications in Patients: 5 Things to Know By forming a strong partnership with registered dietitians and incorporating a few simple tips into practice, physicians can successfully guide patients on the correct path toward healthier eating habits.
  • Top 5 Diabetes Highlights From 2019 For the first time in several years, a cardiovascular outcomes trial may not be the most exciting diabetes news of the year. Here are 2019's highlights from Dr Harpreet Bajaj.
  • 'Veganuary': 3 Diet Lessons for Patients With the new year come resolutions, and the pledge to live a vegan lifestyle is becoming more common. Are you prepared to help your patients make the switch?
  • The 'Most Dangerous Eating Disorder': Diabulimia in T1D The vigilance required for glycemic control in type 1 diabetes combined with the quest for normality could be the start of a perfect storm for an eating disorder.
  • Emergency Preparedness With Diabetes: Two Rules   Dr Anne Peters has two plans for making sure life-saving insulin and other necessities for diabetes are at the ready in case of evacuation or emergency.
  • How About a Troubleshooting Guide for Patients? What would serve patients best would be a readily available checklist, says Dr Plotzker.
  • IDF 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from IDF 2019
  • 'No, I'm a Girl': What Influences Gender Identity?   Is gender identity socially induced or internally developed? Dr F. Perry Wilson comments on a study on transgender and cisgender children's gender development.