Turner White CommunicationsAbout TWCSubscribeContact TWCHomeSearch
Hospital PhysicianJCOMSMPBRMsCart
Current Contents
Where We Are Indexed
Past Issue Archives
Clinical Communication
CME
Outcomes
Research
In Review
Editorial Board
Information for Authors
Author Form

Reprints, Permissions, & Copyright
Site Map
 
JCOM
BACK ISSUE articles are $15 each.
 
International credit cards NOT accepted.



JCOM Paid Subscribers
LOG IN
user name:
password:
 
Forgot password?

JCOM Abstract


J Clin Outcomes Manage 
2008 Jan;15(1):39-47
Early intervention to prevent type 2 diabetes
Jain SH, Raji A

Program Audience Primary care physicians. Educational Needs Addressed The growing prevalence of type 2 diabetes, with its high morbidity and excess mortality, is imposing a heavy burden on the U.S. health care system. Prediabetes, defined as impaired glucose tolerance and/or impaired fasting glucose, is a major risk factor for development of type 2 diabetes. The evidence is overwhelming that diabetes can be prevented or delayed in high-risk populations through lifestyle modification or pharmacologic interventions. Primary care physicians need to be aware of this information and be prepared to use nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches to reach glycemic goals and to help promote weight loss. Educational Objectives After participating in this CME activity, primary care physicians should be able to 1. Identify patients at risk for developing diabetes 2. Explain the rationale for the treatment of prediabetes 3. Know the lifestyle interventions that are effective in preventing type 2 diabetes 4. Describe the pharmacologic agents that are used in the treatment of prediabetes

Case-Based Review, CME

Free Download

Search the Turner White index to find abstracts of articles published in JCOM.





New issues are posted one month following publication of the printed journal.



View past issue archives:    2013    2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007
   2006    2005    2004    2003     2002     2001     2000     1999



Hospital Physician     JCOM     Seminars in Medical Practice
Hospital Physician Board Review Manuals
About TWC    Subscribe    Contact TWC    Home    Search   Site Map

Copyright © 2014, Turner White Communications
Updated 1/20/14 • jdw