• Type 2 Diabetes in Kids: Don't Miss It

    11 days ago - By Medscape

    Dr Tyree Winters stresses the importance of identifying at-risk kids and screening often, as much as annually, to be sure that early-stage type 2 diabetes is not missed.
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  • One in three patients with type 2 diabetes fail to take medication

    11 days ago - By Healio

    One-third of patients with type 2 diabetes prescribed metformin do not take their recommended doses, possibly because of adverse events related to the medication, according to findings published in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.
    “Nonadherence and nonpersistence with medications in type 2 diabetes are associated with worse outcomes, including poorer glycemic control, more complications and higher overall costs,” Andrew McGovern, BMBS, from the University of Surrey, England, and colleagues wrote. “Despite these adverse outcomes, a substantial proportion people with type 2
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