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Diabetes Discourse

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The prevalence of type 2 diabetes has increased to more than 8% of the US population, and this growth trend is expected to continue. Advances in diabetes care remain at the forefront of treatment. Diabetes Discourse features the latest developments, from new insulin therapies to exciting research and promising technology.

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The prevalence of type 2 diabetes has increased to more than 8% of the US population, and this growth trend is expected to continue. Advances in diabetes care remain at the forefront of treatment. Diabetes Discourse features the latest developments, from new insulin therapies to exciting research and promising technology.

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Diabetes Discourse

Latest release on Sep 15, 2019

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Rank #1: The Value of Behavior Change in Diabetes, for Patients and Professionals

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Guest: Neal Kaufman, MD, MPH
Host: Steven Edelman, MD

Methods of positive behavioral change for people living with diabetes is vital to the overall management of diabetes. What is the value of behavior change for people living with diabetes and their professional counterparts? Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, professor of pediatrics and public health at the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Neal Kaufman, as they discuss the need for behavior modification in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Jan 20 2011

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Rank #2: New Treatments for Peripheral Diabetic Neuropathy

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Guest: Ingrid Kruse, DPM
Host: Steven Edelman, MD

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy remains one of the most common complications in diabetes. Because type 2 diabetes often goes undiagnosed for many years, it is common for patients to present with some degree of neuropathy. Our guest, podiatrist, specializing in diabetic foot problems, Dr. Ingrid Kruse, discusses the variance in both symptoms and treatments for diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Join host Dr. Steven Edelman to learn more.

Jun 19 2009

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Rank #3: The Benefits of Physical Therapy for Patients With Diabetes

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Guest: Jim Flood
Host: Janice Baker, MBA, RD, CDE, CNSC

It is well established that exercise is a critical component in the management of diabetes, but many diabetes patients struggle with exercise. Physical therapists are the "exercise experts" in the guidance of patients' overall care. What are the benefits of physical therapy for patients living with diabetes? Join guest host, Janice Baker, RD, CDE, and her guest, physical therapist in San Diego, California, Jim Flood, as they discuss the benefits of designing an exercise plan for their patients.

Jun 22 2010

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Rank #4: Sexual Complications and Diabetes

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Guest: Janis Roszler, CDE, RD, LD/N
Host: Steven Edelman, MD

About half of men with diabetes experience some kind of sexual dysfunction, and the numbers for women are not far behind. This week's guest, Janis Roszler, ceritified diabetes educator and marriage and family therapist, discusses the connection between sexual function and both physical and emotional well-being in patients living with diabetes. She makes the case for adding sexual function to the list of issues we talk about with patients who have diabetes. What are the causes of sexual dysfunction in these patients? Could drugs that help men also help women? Dr. Steven Edleman hosts.

May 25 2011

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Rank #5: Diagnosing and Treating Peripheral Arterial Disease

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Guest: Niren Angle, MD
Host: Steven Edelman, MD

People with diabetes are at increasingly higher risk for developing peripheral arterial disease. However, the disease may have no symptoms and often goes undiagnosed. What is the link between PAD and diabetes? Our guest, Dr. Niren Angle, chief of vascular and endovascular surgery at the University of California, San Diego, outlines the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for peripheral artery disease. Join host Dr. Steven Edelman to learn more.

Jun 19 2009

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Rank #6: Fostering a "Back to Basics" Model in Type 2 Diabetes Care

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Host: John J. Russell, MD
Guest: Neil Skolnik, MD

For clinicians managing patients with T2DM, the clinical landscape for standards of care, diagnostic methods and techniques, and treatment options has become increasingly complex. Yet despite this challenge in keeping up to date with the latest recommendations, updated practice guidelines have also made it a point to emphasize "big picture" elements in diabetes care, reinforcing mainstays of treatment that can potentially get overlooked.

On this episode, Dr. John Russell welcomes diabetes expert Dr Neil Skolnik, Associate Director of Family Medicine at Abington Jefferson Health, to explore the "Back to Basics" model in diabetes management, with emphasis on individualized therapeutic approaches and lifestyle modification strategies for improving long-term patient outcomes.

Diabetes Discourse, a non-certified educational series, is brought to you by AstraZeneca, pushing the boundaries of science to create life-changing medicines for people with diabetes. Content of this diabetes education is produced and solely controlled by ReachMD. This series is intended for healthcare professionals only.

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Aug 10 2015

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Rank #7: Toward a Healthier Journey for the Type 2 Diabetes Patient

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Host: John J. Russell, MD
Guest: Candis Morello, PharmD, CDE

Host Dr. John Russell welcomes Candis M. Morello, PharmD., CDE, FCSHP, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Associate Dean for Student Affairs at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Morello explains the importance of patient education, communication, and motivation needed to instill a positive and healthy approach to diabetes care.

Diabetes Discourse, a non-certified educational series, is brought to you by AstraZeneca, pushing the boundaries of science to create life-changing medicines for people with diabetes. Content of this diabetes education is produced and solely controlled by ReachMD. This series is intended for healthcare professionals only.

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Aug 17 2015

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Rank #8: Physiologic Fundamentals of Impaired Glucose Metabolism

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Guest: Robert A. Rizza, MD
Host: Farhad Zangeneh, MD

What are the sources of glucose in the body? Is diabetes a pancreatic disease or a hepatic disease? What is the importance of glucose toxicity in Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes patients? To answer these questions and many more, join our host Dr. Farhad Zangenh in a discussion with Dr. Robert Rizza, an authority in the regulation of carbohydrate metabolism in humans, and the Executive Dean for Research at Mayo Clinic. Download the podcast and listen in!

Jan 27 2013

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Rank #9: Implications of the ACCORD, ADVANCE and VA Diabetes Trials

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Guest: Richard Bergenstal, MD
Host: Steven Edelman, MD

The ACCORD, ADVANCE and VA Diabetes Trials seem to indicate that there is no real benefit of intensive glycemic control on cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes. Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, executive director of the International Diabetes Center at Park Nicollet, Dr. Richard Bergenstal, as they discuss the implications on clinical care and benefits of glycemic control.

Nov 19 2009

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Rank #10: The Relationship Between Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

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Guest: Tim Garofolo, DDS
Host: Janice Baker, MBA, RD, CDE, CNSC

Periodontitis is considered the sixth major diabetes-related complication. What do healthcare professionals need to know to help their patients with diabetes? Join guest host and registered dietitian Janice Baker and her guest, dentist in San Diego, California, Dr. Timothy Garofolo, as they discuss symptoms, prevention and the management of diabetes-related periodontal disease.

Jun 22 2010

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Rank #11: Postprandial Blood Glucose: Diabetes Control & Complications

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Host: Farhad Zangeneh, MD
Guest: Paul Jellinger

In diabetes management, clinicians typically measure glycemic control with fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and premeal glucose measurements, and HbA1c. And, the goals for each of these measurements have been established based on the results of many clinical trials. However, the majority of patients with diabetes fail to achieve these glycemic goals. Elevated postprandial glucose (PPG) concentrations may contribute to suboptimal glycemic control. Host Dr Farhad Zangeneh is joined by Dr. Paul Jellinger who will address the issue of postprandial glucose and its complications.

Paul S. Jellinger, MD and Master of the American College of Endocrinology (MACE) serves as Professor of Medicine on the voluntary faculty at the University of Miami and served as Chief of the Section of Endocrinology at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. Dr. Jellinger served as president of the AACE, the ACE and the Florida Endocrine Society. Dr. Jellinger has been active on the AACE Board of Directors.

Oct 28 2012

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Rank #12: Anti-inflammatory, Anti-atherogenic and Cardioprotective Effects of Insulin

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Guest: Paresh Dandona, MD, PhD
Host: Farhad Zangeneh, MD

Host Dr. Farhad Zangeneh welcomes Paresh Dandona MD, PhD, Professor and Chief of Endocrinology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Buffalo. His Specialty and Research Focus are in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. He is also the Founder & Medical Director of the Diabetes-Endocrinology Center of Western New York. In this program, Dr. Dandona will be discussing insulin induced cardioprotection, inflammatory and oxidative stress in acute myocardial infarction. He will also review hyperglycemia and cardiotoxicity in acute myocardial infarction. Please take a listen!

Jan 28 2013

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Rank #13: Updates in the Classification & Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes

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Guest: Kathleen "Kittie" Wyne, MD, PhD, FACE
Host: Farhad Zangeneh, MD

Host Dr. Farhad Zangeneh welcomes Dr. Kathleen "Kittie" Wyne from the The Methodist Hospital Research Institute (TMHRI) in Houston where she also coordinates their clinical research program in The Diabetes Research Center. Dr. Wyne discusses the changing classification of diabetes and pre-diabetes and how and when we should make the diagnosis. She also discusses the criteria for both diabetes and pre-diabetes and the tools available for clinicians.

Oct 24 2012

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Rank #14: Pioglitazone for Diabetes Prevention in Impaired Glucose Tolerance

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Guest: Sunder Mudaliar, MD
Host: Steven Edelman, MD

How can we prevent and treat pre-diabetes? Can a pill delay or prevent the onset of disease in high-risk individuals? Host Dr. Steven Edelman talks to Dr. Sunder Mudaliar, clinical professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology and metabolsim at the VA Medical Center and University of California San Diego School of Medicine, about the data on pioglitazone for diabetes prevention and the results of the ACT NOW study.

May 25 2011

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Rank #15: Structured Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose

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Guest: William Polonsky, PhD, CDE
Host: Timothy Bailey, MD

A majority of type 2 patients do not understand the benefits of structured self-monitoring of blood glucose and healthcare professionals lack the time to explain the values and the time to review the values themselves. What is the benefit of structured self-monitoring of blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes? Join guest host Dr. Timothy Bailey and his guest, founder of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute, Dr. William Polonsky, as they discuss the challenges and barriers for both healthcare professionals and patients with structured self-monitoring of blood glucose. 

Mar 31 2011

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Rank #16: Closing the Loop: Progress on the Artificial Pancreas Project

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Guest: Aaron Kowalski, PhD
Host: Steven Edelman, MD

The Artificial Pancreas Project under the auspices of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is making strides towards closing the loop with improvements in communication between glucose sensors and external insulin pumps. What progress has been made in closing the loop in the development of the artificial pancreas? Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, director of glucose control research at JDRF, Dr. Aaron Kowalski, as they discuss current systems and future development of the artificial pancreas.

Jul 15 2010

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Rank #17: The Increasing Role of the Pharmacist in Diabetes Care

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Guest: Candis Morello, PharmD, CDE
Host: Steven Edelman, MD

The management of diabetes is a sophisticated multi-disciplinary approach. There are multiple benefits to both the physician treating diabetes patients and the patients themselves by increasing the role of the pharmacist to provide a collaborative approach to care and placing the patient at the center. Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, pharmacist from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, Dr. Candis Morello, as they discuss the benefit of the increasing role of the pharmacist in the management of diabetes.

Jun 29 2010

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Rank #18: The Impact of Race and Ethnicity on Insulin Regimens

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Guest: Jaime Davidson, MD
Host: Steven Edelman, MD

The relationship of insulin regimens to race and ethnicity is a new and growing area of research to better understand and provide clinical care at a personalized level. What are significant differences and approaches to these patients' diabetes management? Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, professor of internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Jaime Davidson, as they discuss the need for more clinical trials to better understand the differences of race and ethnicity on the efficacy and safety of commonly-used insulin regimens.

Feb 15 2011

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Rank #19: Growing Concerns of Diabetes and Various Cancers

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Guest: Yehuda Handelsman, MD
Host: Farhad Zangeneh, MD

Dr Farhad Zangeneh is joined by Dr. Yehuda Handelsman, Medical Director at the Metabolic Institute of America; President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; and, Chair & Program Director, "Annual World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & CVD". Dr. Handelsman will discuss the recent growing concerns between diabetes, anti-diabetes agents, and the increased prevalence of various cancers. Currently available data are limited, controversial, and confusing. The AACE and health care providers believe that this is a critically important area that needs further clarification.

Oct 28 2012

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Rank #20: The Regulatory Environment for the Artificial Pancreas

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Guest: Aaron Kowalski, PhD
Host: Timothy Bailey, MD

The artificial pancreas project lead by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has made tremendous progress towards eventual outpatient clinical studies.  A recent panel of experts met with the FDA and NIH to determine appropriate guidelines. What are regulatory guidelines for the artificial pancreas project?  Join guest host Dr. Timothy Bailey and his guest, Assistant Vice President and Director of Glucose Control Research at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr. Aaron Kowalski as they discuss developments from controlled inpatient settings to real-world conditions and the need for regulation.

Jun 21 2011

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