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Diabetes Management Update: A Patient-Centered Approach

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 30 million people in the US have diabetes (9% of the US population). Only 23 million have an official diagnosis, while 7 million are undiagnosed. The prevalence of diabetes is highest in American...
Long-term Metformin Use Prevents Type 2 Diabetes

Long-term Metformin Use Prevents Type 2 Diabetes

Results from the long-term follow-up of participants in the landmark Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) that enrolled patients between 1996 and 2001 were recently published. Metformin use over 15 years was compared to placebo in patients who were at high risk for...
Long-term Metformin Use Prevents Type 2 Diabetes

More Evidence of a Link Between Statins and Diabetes

A connection between statins and the development of diabetes has been suspected following observational and long-term clinical studies. A recent study from The Netherlands provides more definitive information. Researchers followed 9535 individuals over 45 years old...