Type 2 Diabetes Drug Treatment Guidelines Updated by ACP

New Guidelines Endorsed by ACP for Type 2 Diabetes

The American Academy of Family Physicians has endorsed new guidelines about which medications should be prescribed for the treatment of people living with type 2 diabetes.

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Fenofibrate May Cut Heart Disease Risk in T2 Diabetics

Man Grabbing Chest - Lower Heart Attack Risk in Diabetics

A new study shows that the drug fenofibrate might reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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New Drug May Prevent Artery Disease in Diabetics and High-Risk Patients

Photo of Pills - New Drug Prevents Clogged Arteries

University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers have found a pharmaceutical approach to prevent vascular disease in high-risk people, such as those living with Type 2 Diabetes, by preventing blocked arteries.

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New Program will Provide Insulin at Discounted Prices

BASAGLAR - Insulin Discounted by Lilly for Diabetes

Certain people who use insulin to manage their diabetes may benefit from a 40-percent discount thanks to a new partnership, which would start on January 1st.

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FDA Approves Synjardy XR for Type 2 Diabetes

Synjardy Label - Synjardy for Type 2 Diabetes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Synjardy XR (empagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release) tablets for adults with type 2 diabetes.

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Memory Impairment and Type 2 Diabetes: Exercise Helps

Photo of people walking - which can help with type 2 diabetes

Researchers have found that moderate exercise may improve hippocampal memory dysfunction caused by type 2 diabetes and that enhanced transport of lactate to neurons may be the underlying mechanism.

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Minority Patients with Diabetes Can Improve Blood Sugar Levels

Hands in a CIrcle - Working Together to Improve Blood Sugar Levels

University of Missouri-Columbia study finds an effective way to improve the blood sugar levels of minority patients, a group more likely to experience complications from diabetes.

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Using DXA to Predict Fracture Risk in Diabetics

Photo of DXA Fracture Risk Chart for Diabetes

A systematic review looks at which DXA-based measurements can be used to help identify diabetic patients at increased risk of fracture, which is one of the complications of type 2 diabetes.

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Platypus, Echidna Venom Spurs Type 2 Diabetes Discovery

Photo of Platypus - Venom for Type 2 Diabetes

An exciting discovery could help millions of people with type 2 diabetes regulate their blood sugar levels – and it involves platypus and echidna venom.

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3 Factors Speed Up the Need for Dialysis in Type 2 Diabetics

Photo of Bedside Dialysis - Finding May Delay Dialysis for Millions with Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers have found 3 risk factors that determine whether a person with type 2 diabetes will need dialysis decades earlier than others.

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