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Best of Diabetes Coverage in 2022

Take a look back at our most popular diabetes coverage for 2022.

Did you miss the top diabetes stories on Drug Topics® for 2022? Catch up on these noteworthy stories today.

10. Diabetes-Specific Tools Help Pharmacists Address Patients’ Social Determinants of Health

One in 5 American adults with diabetes don't know that they have the disease.

9. Examining Eye Care Disparities in Diabetes

A University of Houston study found that minorities have fewer eye exams, higher instances of disease.

8. Hacking Diabetes: The DIY Bionic Pancreas Is Here to Stay

A do-it-yourself option to replace traditional diabetes management technology is growing in popularity.

7. Undiagnosed Diabetes May Not Be as Common as Thought

Overall numbers may be lower, but the obese, racial/ethnic minorities, and those without health care access have higher numbers of undiagnosed diabetes.

6. Fracture Risk Among Diabetes Medication Regimens Examined

An analysis of real-world data from more than 6500 patients compared the risk of fracture for insulin, metformin, and a combination of insulin and metformin.

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5. Using NSAIDs Tied to Risk of Heart Failure in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Used to treat a variety of concerns and found in many medicine cabinets, new research indicates that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may pose a risk to patients with type 2 diabetes.

4. Diabetes Medications Find a Second Life as Weight-Loss Drugs

Novo Nordisk’s Saxenda (liraglutide) and Wegovy (semaglutide) are leading the way for a new crop of drugs that reduce appetite, but the cost-effectiveness is in question with many payers saying no to coverage.

3. CVD Risk in Type 2 Diabetes May Be Impacted by GnRH Agonists for Prostate Cancer

New research suggests there was a 53% greater 5-year risk of cardiovascular disease in men with type 2 diabetes who received a GnRH agonist for prostate cancer compared with their counterparts who did not receive GnRH agonists.

2. Researchers Investigating Two Novel Diabetes Treatments

It’s more important than ever to keep your team motivated and incentivized.

1. Helping Patients Manage Diabetes Burnout

Over time, the emotional burden of managing the disease can become overwhelming.


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