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ADA guidelines 2014

Peter A Goulden, Jaime Vengoechea, Kent McKelvey
Personalized medicine in diabetes is a topic which has gained significant momentum in recent years (Raz et al. 2013). A rapid rise in the number and combinations of diabetes therapies coupled with an unprecedented rise in diabetes prevalence rates has necessitated diabetes guidelines which emphasize the need for personalized patient-centered care (ADA 2014). There are many questions regarding the role genetics may be able to play in guiding therapy. Recent pharmacogenetic research has revealed polymorphisms that may impact patient response to metformin (Dong et al 2011) and glucagon-like-polypeptide-1 therapies (Smushkin et al...
September 2015: Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society
Ida Margrethe Bach Oester, Julie Tonsgaard Kloppenborg, Birthe Susanne Olsen, Jesper Johannesen
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: The global increase in childhood obesity has in some countries been followed by an increase in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM); however, the prevalence of T2DM among Danish children and adolescents is currently unknown. The aims of this cross-sectional study were to determine the prevalence of T2DM in children and adolescents in Denmark together with status on treatment, metabolic control, and late diabetic complications. METHODS: Individuals were identified in the Danish Registry for Diabetes in Children and Adolescents (DanDiabKids), and clinical information regarding these was obtained from the respective pediatric departments...
August 2016: Pediatric Diabetes
Timothy M Dall, Michael V Storm, April P Semilla, Neil Wintfeld, Michael O'Grady, K M Venkat Narayan
BACKGROUND: The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends combined diet and physical activity promotion programs for people at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, as evidence continues to show that intensive lifestyle interventions are effective for overweight individuals with prediabetes. PURPOSE: To illustrate the potential clinical and economic benefits of treating prediabetes with lifestyle intervention to prevent or delay onset of type 2 diabetes and sequelae...
March 2015: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Patricia Underwood, Johanna Seiden, Kyle Carbone, Bindu Chamarthi, Alexander Turchin, Angela M Bader, Rajesh Garg
OBJECTIVE: To describe a process improvement strategy that increased the identification of individuals with poorly controlled diabetes (glycated hemoglobin [A1C] ≥8%) undergoing elective surgery at a major academic medical center and increased their access to specialist care. METHODS: An algorithm was developed to ensure A1C measurements were obtained as per the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists/American Diabetes Association (AACE/ADA) guidelines...
March 2015: Endocrine Practice
Sukyung Chung, Kristen M J Azar, Marshall Baek, Diane S Lauderdale, Latha P Palaniappan
BACKGROUND: Type II diabetes and its complications can sometimes be prevented, if identified and treated early. One fifth of diabetics in the U.S. remain undiagnosed. Commonly used screening guidelines are inconsistent. PURPOSE: To examine the optimal age cut-point for opportunistic universal screening, compared to targeted screening, which is recommended by U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines. METHODS: Cross-sectional analysis of a nationally representative sample from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007-2010...
October 2014: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
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