Jul 01, 2021 Issue
Low-Carb Diets May Produce Short-Term Diabetes Remission [POEMs]

Patients with type 2 diabetes can try cutting out bread and pasta, leaving the skin on chicken, or eating nuts and avocados to lower their blood glucose levels. Six months of a low-carbohydrate diet (less than 26% of calories from carbohydrates) was more likely than other diets or usual diet to redu...

Jun 1, 2021 Issue
Flash Continuous Glucose Monitoring (FreeStyle Libre 14-Day System) for Self-Management of Diabetes Mellitus [Diagnostic Tests: What Physicians Need to Know]

The use of FreeStyle Libre increases time in euglycemic range and decreases hyperglycemic and hypoglycemic time and events in adults with type 1 diabetes.

Jun 1, 2021 Issue
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Adds Little Benefit, Especially in Adults [POEMs]

In patients who have diabetes mellitus who are treated with intensive insulin regimens, continuous glucose monitoring modestly decreases A1C in short-term, unmasked studies.

Jun 1, 2021 Issue
Preoperative A1C Threshold in Patients with Diabetes [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

In patients with diabetes mellitus who are preparing for total joint replacement, what is the preoperative A1C goal to reduce postoperative periprosthetic joint infections?

Jun 1, 2021 Issue
Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetes: Guidelines from KDIGO [Practice Guidelines]

The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) group, an international organization dedicated to nephrology clinical practice guidelines, has developed a new guideline for management of diabetes with chronic kidney disease.

May 15, 2021 Issue
SGLT2 Inhibitors Improve All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality in Patients Regardless of Diabetes or Heart Failure Status [POEMs]

What effect do sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors have on mortality and cardiovascular and renal outcomes in patients with and without diabetes mellitus, heart failure, or kidney disease?

Mar 1, 2021 Issue
Enhancing Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support in Clinical Practice [Editorials]

Health systems and family physicians should mobilize to ensure that all people with type 2 diabetes have access to diabetes self-management education and support, including nutritional, physical, and emotional support.

Nov 15, 2020 Issue
Oral Semaglutide (Rybelsus) for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [STEPS]

Oral semaglutide (Rybelsus) is labeled as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Nov 15, 2020 Issue
Evidence to Avoid Overtesting and Overuse in Diabetes Mellitus and Other Diseases [Editorials]

What can physicians do to avoid overuse? Start by asking the right questions.

Nov 1, 2020 Issue
Metformin to Prevent Diabetes in Patients at Increased Risk [Cochrane for Clinicians]

In patients at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, metformin reduces the risk (number needed to treat [NNT] = 7; 95% CI, 6 to 10) compared with counseling on standard diet and exercise.

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