Peters on Diabetes

 
 
  • What Should We Tell Patients About Insulin Glargine?   Some patients with diabetes are panicking about reports that insulin glargine (Lantus®) may be associated with an increased risk for cancer. In this video blog, Dr. Anne Peters discusses how clinicians can best address those concerns.
  • On the RECORD: Rosiglitazone Safer Than Previously Thought   : In this video blog, Dr. Anne Peters discusses findings of the RECORD trial, which compared the cardiovascular risks for rosiglitazone with a combination of metformin and sulfonylureas.
  • Using Hemoglobin A1c Values to Diagnose Diabetes   Why did it take so long for experts to recommend this diagnostic process? Dr. Anne Peters reviews the issues in her latest video blog.
  • Tips for Initiating Insulin Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes How can you help patients reach their target glucose levels? Dr. Anne Peters provides an algorithm and other simple steps in this video blog.
  • Should We Raise Glucose Targets in the ICU? A recent study found that tighter glucose control of critically ill patients actually resulted in higher mortality. Dr. Anne Peters discusses the implications in this video blog.
  • Treating Diabetes During the Economic Crunch In this video blog, Dr. Anne Peters offers tips on helping patients maintain diabetes control without bankrupting their pocketbooks.
  • Updated ADA Guidelines for Treating Type 2 Diabetes In her latest video blog, Dr. Peters discusses the new ADA recommendations for treating type 2 diabetes.
  • World Diabetes Day 2008 In her latest video blog, Anne Peters, MD, discusses the primary global awareness campaign for the over 250 million patients with diabetes worldwide.
  • The Results of the Long-Awaited UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) In her latest video blog, Dr. Peters discusses the long-term follow-up results from the UK Prospective Diabetes Study.
  • The Benefits of Continuous Glucose Monitoring In her latest videoblog, Dr. Peters discusses the results of a study on continuous glucose monitoring represented at the recent European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting.
  • Diabetes Prevention and Ralph DeFronzo What did Dr. Anne Peters learn from Dr. Ralph DeFronzo? Find out in this videoblog.
  • Understanding the ACCORD, ADVANCE, and VA Trials The data may seem confusing, but in this video blog Dr. Anne Peters explains how these trials can help us better manage our diabetes patients.
  • Metformin Guidelines Does Dr. Anne Peters follow the rules on metformin use? She discusses this issue in her latest video blog.
  • Insulin Pump Safety Dr. Anne Peters is a big fan of insulin pumps, but they are not for everybody, as she discusses in this videoblog.