type 2 diabetes

How to Assess Second-Line Diabetes Agents for Patients at Risk for Major Osteoporotic Fractures

What are the best ways to help prevent your type 2 diabetes patient avoid major osteoporotic fractures many diabetes medications can actually increase the risk of fracture?

Doron Schneider, MD and Ann Schwartz, PhD walk you through a  case case study that includes an exploration of current science, clinical recommendations and medication options. The case study provides insights into mitigating fracture risk while effectively treating type 2 diabetes.

How would you care for this diabetes patient who survived a heart attack?

Earn up to 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits for the “Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Management” interactive case study that allows you to follow a patient through key stages and decision points in her diabetes care. Claim your credits by completing the survey and posttest.


Diagnosing LADA in Adults with "Brittle Diabetes"

A 52-year-old male presents with “brittle diabetes.” He was diagnosed three years ago with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). His A1C was 10.6% at that time. He was started on metformin and titrated up to 500 mg at breakfast and lunch and 1,000 mg at dinner. The patient is 6’0” and 161 lbs. with a BMI 21.8; BP of 128/82, and pulse of 69. Blood tests show his current A1C as 8.7%, triglycerides as 131 mg/dl, HDL as 53 mg/dl, and LDL as 97 mg/dl. Is T2DM the correct diagnosis for this patient?