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Diabetes: Type 2

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on type 2 diabetes and related issues, including blood glucose levels, diabetic complications (such as ketoacidosis and neuropathy), glycemic control, insulin management, and gestational diabetes. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other Resources from AAFP



Screening and Diagnosis

06/15/2016 Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [Putting Prevention into Practice] new
01/15/2016 Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
01/15/2016 Diabetes Mellitus: Screening and Diagnosis
12/01/2014 Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

Treatment

08/01/2016 Treating Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: An Update new Algorithm
02/01/2016 Preventing CVD in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Update from the AHA and ADA [Practice Guidelines]
07/01/2015 Management of Blood Glucose with Noninsulin Therapies in Type 2 Diabetes Algorithm
06/01/2015 Tight Glycemic Control for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Over Five Years) [Medicine by the Numbers]
05/15/2014 Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes (Drug Treatments) [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
04/15/2013 Diabetes: Treating Hypertension [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
01/15/2013 ACP Updates Guideline on Oral Pharmacologic Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [Practice Guidelines]
05/01/2012 Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Not Using Insulin [Cochrane for Clinicians]
03/15/2012 Medications for Weight Loss in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
11/01/2011 ACP Releases Guideline on Intensive Insulin Therapy in Hospitalized Patients [Practice Guidelines]
07/15/2011 Insulin Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
05/01/2010 Glucose Control in Hospitalized Patients
05/01/2010 Glycemic Control in Hospitalized Patients Not in Intensive Care: Beyond Sliding-Scale Insulin

Specific Therapies

06/15/2015 Dapagliflozin (Farxiga) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
05/15/2013 Bromocriptine Mesylate (Cycloset) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
04/15/2013 Metformin Use in Adolescents [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
12/15/2012 Linagliptin (Tradjenta) for the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
12/15/2010 Updated Recommendations on Daily Aspirin Use in Patients with Diabetes [Practice Guidelines]
11/01/2010 Does Metformin Increase the Risk of Fatal or Nonfatal Lactic Acidosis? [Cochrane for Clinicians]
06/15/2010 Saxagliptin (Onglyza) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
03/01/2009 Dipeptidyl-peptidase-4 Inhibitors for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Complications and Special Situations

05/01/2016 Alpha-Lipoic Acid for Treatment of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]
04/01/2015 Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Algorithm
09/15/2014 ACOG Releases Guideline on Gestational Diabetes [Practice Guidelines]
11/15/2013 AAP Releases Guideline on Managing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Patients 10 to 18 Years of Age [Practice Guidelines]
08/01/2013 Diabetic Foot Infections Algorithm
03/01/2013 Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Evaluation and Treatment Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
05/01/2012 Diabetic Nephropathy--The Family Physician's Role
03/15/2011 Diabetic Nephropathy: Preventing Progression [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
07/15/2010 Treating Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain Algorithm Patient Education
10/15/2009 Diabetes: Foot Ulcers and Amputations [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
06/15/2008 Gastrointestinal Complications of Diabetes Algorithm Patient Education

Editorials and Letters

07/01/2015 Type 2 Diabetes: Updated Evidence Requires Updated Decision Making [Editorials]
09/15/2014 Rosiglitazone, Medical Reversal, and Back to Basics for Diabetes [Editorials]
02/15/2014 “Lending a Hand” to Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Simple Way to Communicate Treatment Goals [Editorials]
12/15/2012 Should the Target A1C Level Be Less Than 7 Percent? No: The Case for Modest Glycemic Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
12/15/2012 Should the Target A1C Level Be Less Than 7 Percent? Yes: This Should Be the Target for Most Patients [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
09/01/2009 Type 2 Diabetes: Separating Proven from Unproven Interventions [Editorials]

Improving Practice

06/01/2013 Diabetes: Taking Control of My Health [Close-ups]
10/01/2011 A Lifestyle That Enables Me to Control My Type 2 Diabetes [Close-ups]
02/01/2010 Getting Motivated Is Difficult [Close-ups]
10/15/2005 Supporting Self-management in Patients with Chronic Illness

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

05/01/2015 Blood Glucose Tracker
05/01/2011 An Organized Approach to Chronic Disease Care
05/01/2004 Patient-Physician Partnering to Improve Chronic Disease Care
09/01/2000 Making Diabetes Checkups More Fruitful
06/01/2000 Type 2 Diabetes Progress Note for Group Visits

Patient Education, Self-Care

08/01/2016 Nerve Pain in Diabetes new Patient Education
08/01/2013 Preventing Diabetic Foot Infections Patient Education
07/01/2009 Gestational Diabetes and Nutrition Patient Education
01/01/2009 Lifestyle Changes to Manage Type 2 Diabetes Patient Education
06/15/2008 Gastroparesis: What You Should Know Patient Education

Other Resources from AAFP

METRIC Diabetes Module

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