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Study reveals connection between use of proton pump inhibitors and risk of type 2 diabetes

A study published in BMJ Gut examined “the association between the regular use of proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and the risk of type 2...

Pharmacologic management of type 2 diabetes in older adults

Practical approaches for APRNs. Takeaways: Advanced practice RNs face challenges when managing type 2 diabetes in older adults, who are at high risk for acute...

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Dialysis nurses administer kidney replacement therapy treatments needed by patients who have either end-stage kidney disease or acute kidney injury. Therapy can be provided...

A broader look at insulin

Be sure your knowledge is current. Takeaways: Insulin is a critical part of diabetes management for many people. Insulin types and delivery methods have changed...

Quality improvement in action: Revised critical blood glucose value

Interprofessional team takes action to improve care of patients with diabetes. Takeaways: The revision of a hospital’s critical blood glucose value reduces both severe and...

Taking control of our health: An interview with Scott Greenstone

The American Nurse team is delighted to have had an opportunity to speak with Scott Greenstone, a registered nurse who recently shared his story...

Making diabetes education more effective

Is individual or group education most effective for patients with diabetes? A systematic review in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship indicates that each has a...

10 years of inpatient diabetes certification— Lessons learned

Commitment and persistence pay off in improved outcomes. Takeaways Lessons learned and best practices from 10 years of Joint Commission inpatient diabetes certification. Changing inpatient...

How Denton County is addressing the diabetes epidemic

The impact of diabetes is well known. In a little over a decade, it’s estimated 54 million people in the United States will be...

A new technology may better help control type 1 diabetes

A recent study from The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) reveals a new system that has “improved glycemic outcomes in patients with type...