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    Diabetes: Type 2

    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.
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Jan 15, 2022 Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]   FREE
    Jan 15, 2022 Screening for Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [Putting Prevention Into Practice]   CME
    Dec 15, 2021 Prediabetes Diagnosis: Helpful or Harmful? [Lown Right Care]   CME
    Mar 01, 2020 IDx-DR for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening [Diagnostic Tests]
    Jan 15, 2016 Diabetes Mellitus: Screening and Diagnosis
    Dec 01, 2014 Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
    Editorials and Letters
    Jan 15, 2022 Determining When to Recommend Glucose-Lowering Drugs That Reduce Cardiovascular Risk [Editorials]   FREE
    Mar 01, 2021 Enhancing Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support in Clinical Practice [Editorials]   FREE
    Jun 01, 2020 Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Type 2 Diabetes Is Not Ready for Widespread Adoption [Editorials]
    Apr 01, 2019 Understanding the High Cost of Insulin: What Family Physicians Can Do to Help Our Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [Editorials]
    Jul 01, 2015 Type 2 Diabetes: Updated Evidence Requires Updated Decision Making [Editorials]
    Sep 15, 2014 Rosiglitazone, Medical Reversal, and Back to Basics for Diabetes [Editorials]
    Feb 15, 2014 “Lending a Hand” to Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Simple Way to Communicate Treatment Goals [Editorials]
    Complications and Special Situations
    Feb 15, 2022 Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young: Rapid Evidence Review   CME   Alg   PtEd
    Oct 15, 2021 Diabetes-Related Foot Infections: Diagnosis and Treatment   CME   PtEd
    Jun 01, 2021 Preoperative A1C Threshold in Patients with Diabetes [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Jun 01, 2021 Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetes: Guidelines from KDIGO [Practice Guidelines]   CME
    Jun 15, 2019 Diabetic Kidney Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention   DDx   PtEd
    Nov 01, 2018 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Children   PtEd
    Dec 01, 2017 Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State   Alg
    Dec 15, 2016 Diabetes Mellitus: Management of Gastrointestinal Complications   Alg
    Aug 01, 2016 Treating Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: An Update   Alg   PtEd
    Apr 01, 2015 Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus   Alg
    Apr 15, 2013 Metformin Use in Adolescents [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Mar 01, 2013 Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Evaluation and Treatment   Alg   DDx   PtEd
    Jul 15, 2022 DPP-4 Inhibitors, GLP-1 Receptor Agonists, and SGLT-2 Inhibitors for People With Cardiovascular Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]   CME
    Jun 15, 2022 SGLT-2 Inhibitors and GLP-1 Receptor Agonists in Type 2 Diabetes: BMJ Rapid Recommendation [Practice Guidelines]   CME   Alg
    Apr 15, 2022 Patient Education Interventions Improve A1C Values [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Mar 15, 2022 Telemedicine in Diabetes Care   CME   Alg
    Jun 01, 2021 Flash Continuous Glucose Monitoring (FreeStyle Libre 14-Day System) for Self-Management of Diabetes Mellitus [Diagnostic Tests]
    Feb 15, 2019 Type 2 Diabetes Therapies: A STEPS Approach
    Nov 01, 2018 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: ACP Releases Updated Guidance Statement on A1C Targets for Pharmacologic Glycemic Control
    Aug 01, 2018 Diabetes: ADA Releases Revised Position Statement on Standards of Medical Care [Practice Guidelines]
    Jan 01, 2018 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Outpatient Insulin Management   Alg   Tool
    Nov 15, 2017 Glucose Management in Hospitalized Patients   Alg
    Oct 01, 2017 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: ACP Releases Updated Recommendations for Oral Pharmacologic Treatment [Practice Guidelines]   Tool
    Sep 15, 2017 Diabetes Self-Management: Facilitating Lifestyle Change   PtEd
    Jul 01, 2015 Management of Blood Glucose with Noninsulin Therapies in Type 2 Diabetes   Alg   PtEd
    Jun 01, 2015 Tight Glycemic Control for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Over Five Years) [Medicine by the Numbers]
    Apr 15, 2013 Diabetes: Treating Hypertension [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    May 01, 2012 Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Not Using Insulin [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Mar 15, 2012 Medications for Weight Loss in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
    Apr 15, 2022 Prevention or Delay of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Recommendations From the American Diabetes Association [Practice Guidelines]   CME
    Aug 15, 2021 Can Pioglitazone Prevent or Delay Type 2 Diabetes in Patients with Prediabetes? [Cochrane for Clinicians]   CME
    Nov 01, 2020 Metformin to Prevent Diabetes in Patients at Increased Risk [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Dec 01, 2018 Preventing or Delaying Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Diet and Exercise [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Apr 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]
    Feb 01, 2016 Preventing CVD in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Update from the AHA and ADA [Practice Guidelines]
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    Aug 01, 2016 Nerve Pain in Diabetes [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Aug 01, 2013 Preventing Diabetic Foot Infections [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Jul 01, 2009 Gestational Diabetes and Nutrition [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Jan 01, 2009 Lifestyle Changes to Manage Type 2 Diabetes [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Jun 15, 2008 Gastroparesis: What You Should Know [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Improving Practice
    Jun 01, 2013 Diabetes: Taking Control of My Health [Close-ups]
    Oct 01, 2011 A Lifestyle That Enables Me to Control My Type 2 Diabetes [Close-ups]
    Feb 01, 2010 Getting Motivated Is Difficult [Close-ups]

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