Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Diabetes Diabetes en-us Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:20:10 UTC Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:20:10 UTC Semaglutide Gets FDA Advisory Committee Backing Officials with Novo Nordisk have announced that the FDA&#39;s Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (EMDAC) voted 16-0, supporting the approval of once-weekly semaglutide to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. 10:53 PM, Wed October 18, 2017 New Drugs Introduced in 2017: Part 2 Endocrinology and Gastroenterology This year, the FDA is on pace to approve about 38 new medications. Here is a look at 5 of those. 10:26 PM, Tue October 17, 2017 Lowering Cardiovascular Disease Risk for Patients With Diabetes Although there are many ways a patient can reduce the risk for diabetes or complications from diabetes, pharmacists have intimate knowledge of a patient 1:47 PM, Fri October 13, 2017 Managing the Cost of Diabetes 12:02 PM, Fri October 13, 2017 Diabetic Foot Care Patient education and understanding the relationship between hyperglycemia, peripheral vascular disease, neuropathy, and foot complications are essential to reduce the potential for foot injury, ulceration, or amputation. 11:12 AM, Fri October 13, 2017 Driving Patient Adherence (and Outcomes) Through Appointment-Based Refill Programs One of the biggest struggles facing patients today is ensuring they have the proper medications on hand and that they are taking their medications correctly. 6:00 PM, Thu October 12, 2017 Sodium-Glucose Co-Transporter-2 Inhibitors: An Update on the Evidence for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors are a class of antihyperglycemic agents that can be used to improve glycemic control in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. 5:00 PM, Thu October 12, 2017 New Therapies for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Many patients with T2D will require insulin therapy; however, these patients are also likely to develop insulin resistance over time. 4:00 PM, Thu October 12, 2017 Clinical Pharmacists in Diabetes Care: Exceptional Outcomes, Tremendous Teamwork Clinical pharmacists have proven talents when it comes to managing patients who have diabetes. 11:54 AM, Tue October 10, 2017 Looking to the Past and Future During American Pharmacists Month In October, we celebrate American Pharmacists Month. 12:43 AM, Mon October 9, 2017 Pharmacists: Valuable Assets in Managing Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Patients who develop chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at risk for a number of comorbidities, including cardiovascular decline. 1:13 PM, Wed October 4, 2017 Diabetic Neuropathy: Types, Causes, and Risk Factors According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 60% to 70% of people with diabetes have some form of this never disorder. 3:02 AM, Tue October 3, 2017 FDA Approves New Fast-Acting Mealtime Insulin Officials with the FDA have approved fast-acting insulin aspart (Fiasp, Novo Nordisk) for the treatment of adults with diabetes. 11:38 AM, Fri September 29, 2017 Fixed-Ratio Combination of Basal Insulin and GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Ninety percent of diabetes cases are type 2, which is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. 8:00 AM, Fri September 29, 2017 FDA Approves Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for Diabetes Officials with the FDA have approved FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System (Abbot Diabetes Care Inc.), the first continuous glucose monitoring system for adult patients that reduces the need for fingerstick testing. 5:17 PM, Wed September 27, 2017 Biosimilars: A Similar Frontier Biologics play a significant role in patient care, but because of the high cost of these medications, they may be inaccessible to patients and increase health care costs. 11:00 AM, Wed September 27, 2017 Qtern The FDA has approved Qtern tablets by AstraZeneca to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. 3:00 PM, Tue September 26, 2017 Diabetes and Natural Health Products: Used Often, Understood Better Now Pharmacists need to understand natural health products so that they can counsel patients, answer questions, and advise patients about potential drug interactions. 11:20 AM, Tue September 19, 2017 ADA Officials Make Therapeutic Recommendations for Diabetes Patients With Hypertension Lifestyle management plans for lowering blood pressure are also highlighted in the guidelines and include suggestions on weight loss, nutrition, and increased physical activity. 9:39 AM, Tue September 12, 2017 Cutting-Edge Care for Patients with Diabetes Health care professionals interested in improving outcomes for patients who have diabetes may find an article published in the September issue of <em>Current Diabetes Report</em> interesting. 8:00 AM, Wed September 6, 2017