Updates to Diabetes Care Guidelines 2024

Original Article: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/ada-issues-new-screening-obesity-management-recommendations-2023a1000v2p

New and Improved 

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) just unveiled fresh guidelines for 2024 for professionals involved in diabetes care. These standards are very important as they serve as benchmarks for best clinical practice around the world. … [Read More]

Understanding Glycemia Risk in Diabetes

Original Article: https://www.healio.com/news/endocrinology/20231129/glycemia-risk-index-bests-time-in-range-in-assessing-hypoglycemia-for-adults-with-diabetes

Glycemia Risk Index (GRI)

The Glycemia Risk Index (GRI) is a new way to measure how much time people with diabetes spend in blood glucose levels which are above or below ideal. Having very low blood sugar … [Read More]

Marijuana Use and Heart Risks: What the New Studies Found

Original Article: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/998288?ecd=WNL_mdpls_231110_mscpedit_wir_etid6043856&uac=476612SY&spon=17&impID=6043856

Daily Use of Marijuana and Heart Failure: A Higher Risk?

New research found that people who used marijuana (“weed”) every day had a 34% higher chance of heart failure within four years compared to those who didn’t … [Read More]