June 2009

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PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY

  • Beyond Diet and Exercise

    This is part two of an evidence-based review of nontraditional therapies for childhood and adolescent obesity.

    By Sarah C. Armstrong, MD; Richard Chung, MD; Alexandra C. Russell, MD; Michelle Bailey, MD; Diana H. Dolinksy, MD; and Terrill Bravender MD, MPH

MINI FOCUS: LESSER-KNOWN DIABETES COMPLICATIONS

  • Diabetes and Limited Joint Mobility

    For those at risk, it is important to stretch and/or exercise the arms, shoulders, hands, and wrists through a full range of motion on a daily basis.

    By Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE

  • Sleep Disorders and Diabetes

    CPAP Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Patients With OSA Improves Glycemic Control During Sleep

  • Gastroparesis and Diabetes

    Gastroparesis is seen in patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and means that the stomach takes too long to empty its contents.

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New Recommendations Issued for Inpatient Glycemic Control

New recommendations released by a consensus group of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) are calling for major changes in the way health care professionals treat... more >

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Hypoglycemia Poses Serious Health Threat for Patients With CKD

Hypoglycemia poses a serious health threat for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study released online and in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN). The findings indicate tha... more >

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Researchers Uncover Genetic Variants Associated With BP

An international research team has identified a number of unsuspected genetic variants associated with systolic blood pressure (SBP), diastolic blood pressure (DBP), and hypertension, suggesting potential avenues of investigation ... more >

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FDA Approves Amlodipine, Olmesartan Medoxomil Combo for Hypertension

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the combination treatment of amlodipine plus olmesartan medoxomil (Azor, Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.) as first-line therapy in patients likely to need multiple antihypertensive a... more >

TOP 5 ARTICLES FROM JUNE 2009

  • Treatment Algorithms Enable Effective Nurse- and Pharmacist-Directed Diabetes Care

    The current medical care system fails patients with diabetes because of a lack of timely, appropriate clinical decisions. Specially trained nurses or pharmacists can facilitate better diabetes care.

    By Mayer B. Davidson, MD

  • Beyond Diet and Exercise

    This is part two of an evidence-based review of nontraditional therapies for childhood and adolescent obesity.

    By Sarah C. Armstrong, MD; Richard Chung, MD; Alexandra C. Russell, MD; Michelle Bailey, MD; Diana H. Dolinksy, MD; and Terrill Bravender MD, MPH

  • NDEP: Making System Changes for Better Diabetes Care

    Evidence-based patient-centered care is needed to effectively manage diabetes and prevent the serious complications associated with the disease. In order to achieve that goal, systems change is essential.

    By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

  • Gastroparesis and Diabetes

    Gastroparesis is seen in patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and means that the stomach takes too long to empty its contents.

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