Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Diabetes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/diabetes/condition-rss Diabetes en-us Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:05:41 UTC Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:05:41 UTC Facebook: A Health Care Tool in Disease Management http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/facebook-a-health-care-tool-in-disease-management Adults over the age of 65 are increasingly more active on Facebook, especially when it comes to health information.<br /> &nbsp; 9:00 AM, Tue February 13, 2018 2 New Diabetes Medications Available for Treating Adults http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/2-new-diabetes-medications-are-available-for-treating-adults 10:57 AM, Wed February 7, 2018 Diabetes and Hypertension: What's the Target? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/diabetes/diabetes-and-hypertension-whats-the-target Actual target blood pressures differ between guidelines. 10:20 AM, Thu February 1, 2018 Diabetes Self-Management: Pharmacist Involvement, Technology Improves Outcomes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/diabetes/diabetes-selfmanagement-pharmacist-involvement-technology-improves-outcomes Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) is increasingly important as the number of Americans who have diabetes approaches 31 million.<br /> &nbsp; 9:03 AM, Fri January 26, 2018 The Cancer-Diabetes Connection http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2018/January2018/the-cancerdiabetes-connection Diabetes is the seventh-leading cause of death in the United States. 10:00 AM, Thu January 25, 2018 Treating Diabetes Requires a Multifaceted Approach http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/health-system-edition/2018/january2018/treating-diabetes-requires-a-multifaceted-approach Diabetes is a&nbsp;complex, chronic disease requires a multifaceted approach to management that combines education and support, lifestyle modifications, and pharmacological treatment. 11:00 AM, Wed January 24, 2018 Developing Diabetes: Monitor Aging Individuals with HIV Closely http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/diabetes/developing-diabetes-monitor-aging-individuals-with-hiv-closely As we celebrate the good news that antiretroviral therapy (ART) has led to significantly longer life expectancies among individuals with HIV, we need to acknowledge the bad news that individuals with HIV are significantly more likely to develop age-related comorbidities at earlier ages. 12:57 PM, Thu January 18, 2018 Diabetes and Drugs: The Weight Loss Dilemma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/weight-management/diabetes-and-drugs-the-weight-loss-dilemma Weight can be a difficult topic for patients, as people with diabetes often have trouble losing weight and medications can cause weight gain. 8:49 AM, Wed January 17, 2018 The Aflac Duck and Chemotherapy: How One Company Is Creating a Companion to Help Children with Cancer http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-aungst-pharmd/2018/01/the-aflac-duck-and-chemotherapy-how-one-company-is-creating-a-companion-to-help-children-with-cancer Chemotherapy is difficult, and in children even more so. Sproutel has teamed up with Aflac to create a companion robot to help children undergo chemotherapy easier. 1:00 PM, Sat January 13, 2018 Four Ways Preventive Medicine Can Cut Your Health Costs http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/christina-tarantola/2018/01/four-ways-preventive-medicine-can-cut-your-health-costs According to a 2009 Harvard study, 62% of all bankruptcy was a direct result of medical debt. 10:37 PM, Sun January 7, 2018 Why I Still Love Being a Pharmacist http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/alex-evans-pharmd-cgp/2018/01/why-i-still-love-being-a-pharmacist Be proud of what you do every day. 9:10 AM, Thu January 4, 2018 FreeStyle Libre System: The New Continuous Glucose Monitor http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/brittany-myers-pharmd/2017/12/freestyle-libre-system-the-new-continuous-glucose-monitor Abbott has released its newest system for type 1 and 2 diabetes. 3:58 AM, Tue December 26, 2017 Will Smart Insulin Pens Hit Pharmacy Shelves Soon? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-aungst-pharmd/2017/12/will-smart-insulin-pens-hit-pharmacy-shelves-soon Now that Eli Lilly is looking to create a closed-loop system for diabetes management, does that mean this product will soon be available? 3:17 AM, Fri December 22, 2017 Decision Aids in Diabetes: Helpful, Easy to Use, Free http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/diabetes/decision-aids-in-diabetes-helpful-easy-to-use-free The cornerstone of working with patients is sharing decision-making and presenting information in a way that helps patients understand the risks and benefits of various choices. 11:46 AM, Thu December 21, 2017 Statin Therapy in Patients with Diabetes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/david-kim/2017/12/statin-therapy-in-patients-with-diabetes HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors are a class of lipid-lowering medications. Here is a look at guidelines and studies for health care professionals. 11:25 PM, Wed December 20, 2017 Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and established CVD using Evidence-Based Medicine http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/November2017/R891_November2017 5:36 PM, Mon December 11, 2017 ADA Releases 2018 Standards of Care for Diabetes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/diabetes/ada-releases-2018-standards-of-care-for-diabetes The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has released their annual <em>Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes </em>for 2018, highlighting several updated recommendations for diabetes care and management.<br /> &nbsp; 1:07 PM, Mon December 11, 2017 FDA Approves Once-Weekly Semaglutide for Type 2 Diabetes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/fda-approves-onceweekly-semaglutide-for-type-2-diabetes The FDA has approved Novo Nordisk&rsquo;s semaglutide injection (Ozempic), a glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.&nbsp; 2:06 PM, Tue December 5, 2017 Medication Management in Schools: Pharmacist Involvement Can Improve Outcomes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/medication-management-in-schools-pharmacist-involvement-can-improve-outcomes Between 10% and 20% of students in kindergarten through high school have chronic illness. 8:00 AM, Tue December 5, 2017 Longtime Pharmacy Educator Honored with Prestigious Award http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/diabetes/longtime-pharmacy-educator-honored-with-prestigious-award It&rsquo;s been more than 6 decades since Professor R. Keith Campbell, from Washington State University, was diagnosed with diabetes.<br /> &nbsp; 10:28 AM, Tue November 28, 2017