Type 2 Diabetes Guides for Consumers and Clinicians
- The importance of education in people with type 2 diabetes. // Pulse;2/16/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p61
Emphasizes the importance of education in people with type 2 diabetes. Need to develop a patient-centered diabetes service; Education and empowerment of people with diabetes to care for their condition; Improvement of patient satisfaction and knowledge with lifestyle interventions by primary...
- On Diabetes Alert Day, WholesaleInsurance.net Offers Life Insurance Tips for Diabetics. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;3/28/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article informs that on the occasion of "Diabetes Alert Day," the WholesaleInsurance.net, a division of Pinney Insurance Center Inc., has offered tips to help diabetics in their search for affordable life insurance coverage. The tips commonly include management of diabetes, applying for...
- NEWS NOW. // American Family Physician;9/1/2011, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p485
This section offers news briefs on the field of family medicine in the U.S. A guide on infection control ambulatory care practices has been released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The fourth annual survey on work-related challenges facing physicians have been issued by...
- CLICK LIST. // Journal of AHIMA;Mar2012, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p14
The article reviews several websites including the Health Information Technology Toolkit at www.raconline.org/hit, Transforming Health Care: The Role of Health IT at www.bipatisanpolicy.org and AHRQ Quality Indicators Toolkit for Hospitals at www.ahrq.gov/qual/qitoolkit.
- AHRQ updates clinical evidence on oral medications for type 2 diabetes. Ratermann, Kelley // Pharmacy Today;Sep2011, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p50
The article discusses the release of a report entitled "Oral Diabetes Medications for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: An Update" by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) in the U.S. in 2011. The report includes information on dipeptidyl peptides-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors and injectable...
- British Medical Journal: Doubts over long term impact of group education for diabetes patients. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;4/28/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article focuses on a study, according to which the benefits of a one-off group education program for people with newly diagnosed type II diabetes are not sustained over the long term.
- Classes on living with diabetes offered. // East Bernard Express (TX);2/5/2009, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p2
The article provides information on the "Do Well, Be Well With Diabetes" series to be offered to persons with Type 2 diabetes, caregivers, and family members to help them in learning to control the disease.
- The Type 2 Talk--Public Health Initiative Launches To Motivate People To Actively Manage Their Type 2 Diabetes. // Tennessee Tribune;1/20/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p7B
The article looks at the program organized by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) along with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and AstraZeneca to develop a public health initiative to offer insights and treatment guidelines for patients with diabetes in the U.S.
- culturally appropriate health education improves glycaemic control in members of ethnic minority groups with diabetes. Upchurch, Sandra L. // Evidence Based Nursing;Jan2009, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p6
An abstract is presented of the article "Culturally Appropriate Health Education for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Ethnic Minority Groups" by K. Hawthorne et al., which appeared in a 2008 issue of "Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews" along with a brief commentary on the abstract.