The patient, an active 49-year-old man, had an HbA1c of 8.6 after diabetes was first diagnosed. It’s now 7.6 with metformin and lifestyle measures. Is the current A1c goal adequate, or should you treat more aggressively? More »
Linagliptin achieves significant improvements in glycemic control in a pooled analysis of clinical trials. And a separate randomized trial shows that it can spare insulin and protect kidneys in patients with type 2 diabetes and severe renal insufficiency. More »
Single-incision laparoscopic colectomy appears to have advantages over the standard laparasopic technique for patients with diverticular disease, and in the right hands even complicated cases can benefit from minimally invasive surgery.