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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 two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Screening and Diagnosis

Prevention

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care



Screening and Diagnosis

01/01/2022 Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [Putting Prevention into Practice]
01/01/2022 Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
12/01/2021 Prediabetes Diagnosis: Helpful or Harmful? [Lown Right Care: Reducing Overuse and Underuse]
03/01/2020 IDx-DR for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening [Diagnostic Tests: What Physicians Need to Know]
01/15/2016 Diabetes Mellitus: Screening and Diagnosis
12/01/2014 Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]

Prevention

04/01/2022 Prevention or Delay of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendations From the American Diabetes Association [Practice Guidelines] new
08/01/2021 Can Pioglitazone Prevent or Delay Type 2 Diabetes in Patients with Prediabetes? [Cochrane for Clinicians]
11/01/2020 Metformin to Prevent Diabetes in Patients at Increased Risk [Cochrane for Clinicians]
12/01/2018 Preventing or Delaying Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Diet and Exercise [Cochrane for Clinicians]
04/01/2018 DPP-4 Inhibitors and GLP-1 Receptor Agonists for Prevention or Delay of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Associated Complications [Cochrane for Clinicians]
02/01/2016 Preventing CVD in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Update from the AHA and ADA [Practice Guidelines]

Treatment

04/01/2022 Patient Education Interventions Improve A1C Values [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries] new
03/01/2022 Telemedicine in Diabetes Care new Algorithm
06/01/2021 Flash Continuous Glucose Monitoring (FreeStyle Libre 14-Day System) for Self-Management of Diabetes Mellitus [Diagnostic Tests: What Physicians Need to Know]
02/15/2019 Type 2 Diabetes Therapies: A STEPS Approach
11/01/2018 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: ACP Releases Updated Guidance Statement on A1C Targets for Pharmacologic Glycemic Control [Practice Guidelines]
08/01/2018 Diabetes: ADA Releases Revised Position Statement on Standards of Medical Care [Practice Guidelines]
01/01/2018 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Outpatient Insulin Management Algorithm
11/15/2017 Glucose Management in Hospitalized Patients Algorithm
10/01/2017 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: ACP Releases Updated Recommendations for Oral Pharmacologic Treatment [Practice Guidelines]
09/15/2017 Diabetes Self-Management: Facilitating Lifestyle Change
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]
04/15/2013 Diabetes: Treating Hypertension [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
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]

Specific Therapies

11/15/2020 Oral Semaglutide (Rybelsus) for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
07/15/2019 Semaglutide (Ozempic) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
10/15/2017 Dulaglutide (Trulicity) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
08/15/2017 Lixisenatide (Adlyxin) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
04/15/2017 Albiglutide (Tanzeum) for Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
12/15/2016 Empagliflozin (Jardiance) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
06/15/2015 Dapagliflozin (Farxiga) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
05/15/2013 Bromocriptine Mesylate (Cycloset) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
12/15/2012 Linagliptin (Tradjenta) for the Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]
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]

Complications and Special Situations

02/01/2022 Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young: Rapid Evidence Review Algorithm
10/01/2021 Diabetes-Related Foot Infections: Diagnosis and Treatment
06/01/2021 Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetes: Guidelines from KDIGO [Practice Guidelines]
06/01/2021 Preoperative A1C Threshold in Patients with Diabetes [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
06/15/2019 Diabetic Kidney Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention Differential Diagnosis
11/01/2018 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Children
12/01/2017 Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State Algorithm
12/15/2016 Diabetes Mellitus: Management of Gastrointestinal Complications Algorithm
08/01/2016 Treating Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: An Update Algorithm
04/01/2015 Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Algorithm
04/15/2013 Metformin Use in Adolescents [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
03/01/2013 Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Evaluation and Treatment Algorithm Differential Diagnosis

Editorials and Letters

01/01/2022 Determining When to Recommend Glucose-Lowering Drugs That Reduce Cardiovascular Risk [Editorials]
03/01/2021 Enhancing Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support in Clinical Practice [Editorials]
11/15/2020 Evidence to Avoid Overtesting and Overuse in Diabetes Mellitus and Other Diseases [Editorials]
06/01/2020 Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Type 2 Diabetes Is Not Ready for Widespread Adoption [Editorials]
08/01/2019 Should Adults with Prediabetes Be Prescribed Metformin to Prevent Diabetes Mellitus? Yes: High-Quality Evidence Supports Metformin Use in Persons at High Risk [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
08/01/2019 Should Adults with Prediabetes Be Prescribed Metformin to Prevent Diabetes Mellitus? No: Evidence Does Not Show Improvements in Patient-Oriented Outcomes [Editorials: Controversies in Family Medicine]
04/01/2019 Understanding the High Cost of Insulin: What Family Physicians Can Do to Help Our Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [Editorials]
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]

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]

From FPM

AAFP's Peer-Reviewed Practice Improvement Journal

03/01/2021 Implementing Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Clinical Practice
05/01/2015 Blood Glucose Tracker
05/01/2011 An Organized Approach to Chronic Disease Care

Patient Education, Self-Care

08/01/2016 Nerve Pain in Diabetes 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

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