Telehealth Program Enhances Engagement, Glycemic Control in Rural Patients With Diabetes

June 13, 2020

Presented during ADA’s 80th Scientific Sessions, results from an analysis of a 6-month telehealth intervention showed sustained improvements in glycemic control in patients with diabetes.

ADA 2020: Pharmacists Can Improve Diabetes Outcomes in Rural Settings

June 12, 2020

An analysis focused on patients with type 2 diabetes in rural regions, where accessibility to physicians is often limited.

Get Educated on Diabetes Devices

June 08, 2020

Pharmacists must be tuned in to the latest technology for patients who monitor blood glucose.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Patients With Diabetes

June 03, 2020

Carla Cox, PhD, registered dietician and certified diabetes educator, discusses key information about COVID-19 that individuals with diabetes should know.

FDA OKs Ticagrelor Indication to Reduce Risk of First Heart Attack, Stroke in Patients With High-Risk CAD

June 01, 2020

This is the first regulatory approval for aspirin plus ticagrelor dual antiplatelet therapy for individuals with high cardiovascular risk but without prior instances of heart attack or stroke.

First Big Metformin Product Recalled, More on the Way

May 29, 2020

Apotex Corp is voluntarily recalling all lots of metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets, USP 500 mg, within expiry to retail level.

CMS Lowers Medicare Insulin Copays

May 29, 2020

CMS is reducing insulin copays for seniors who are eligible for Medicare via an executive order from President Donald Trump.

FDA Finds High Levels of Carcinogen in Extended-Release Metformin

May 28, 2020

Months after FDA said it was investigating the carcinogenic ingredient NDMA in metformin products, the agency’s testing has found elevated levels of NDMA in extended release metformin, but not in the immediate release formulation. 

COVID-19 and Diabetes: Blood Sugar Control May Help Improve Outcomes

May 07, 2020

A new study suggests that well-controlled blood sugar may reduce mortality for patients with diabetes and COVID-19.

Study: Exercise More Effective Than Weight Loss for Improving Heart Function in Diabetes

May 04, 2020

A new study evaluated methods of improving heart function in individuals with type 2 diabetes.