Hyperglycemia in the hospital is associated with increased morbidity such as higher rates of infection and cardiac events. Cleveland Clinic endocrinologists are working to reduce the risks.
As the ketogenic diet’s popularity rises, certain considerations need to be taken when recommending it for patients with Type 1 diabetes.
Should the primary focus of pre-diabetes treatment be glucose control or weight loss? Bartolome Burguera, MD, PhD, Chairman of Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, discusses the two different treatment scenarios.
Metformin should be considered in all adult patients with type 2 diabetes; gradual titration and extended release formulation should reduce adverse effects.
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From heart benefits of diabetes drugs to leadless pacing to expanding populations for TAVR, 2016 was a dynamic year in cardiovascular care. Cleveland Clinic experts reflect on a dozen key developments.
At AACE Cleveland Clinic researchers presented results of a study comparing pre- and post-operative insulin regimens and dosages in patients with T2D who had undergone gastric bypass.
Five-year results from the pivotal STAMPEDE trial confirm those of interim reports, with bariatric surgery’s advantage over intensive medical therapy for diabetes appearing to widen over time.