October 2016

Identifying Important Antidiabetic Drug–Drug Interactions

October 12, 2016

Drug-Drug Interactions

Clinicians can do 3 easy things when caring for diabetic patients to prevent drug interactions: implement medication reconciliation into daily practice, understand how drugs interact with each other, and know high-risk antidiabetic drug­–drug combinations.

Treatment Strategies for Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia

October 06, 2016

Feature Focus: Acute Care

Many patients with diabetes often do not completely grasp the consequences of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia on vascular health, and health care providers should not assume that a patient has been well educated on the pathophysiology of diabetes.

Nutrition Counseling for Patients with Prediabetes or Diabetes

October 05, 2016

Feature Focus: Preventive Care

More than 86 million Americans over the age of 20 have prediabetes, 29 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes, and another 8.1 million Americans are living with undiagnosed diabetes.