Diabetes Core Update Podcasts

Diabetes Core Update is a monthly audio podcast devoted to presenting and discussing the latest clinically relevant articles from the American Diabetes Association’s four scholarly journals – DiabetesDiabetes CareClinical Diabetes, and Diabetes Spectrum. Each episode is approximately 15 minutes long and presents 5-6 recently published articles from ADA journals. Intended for the busy health care professional who has little time to review journal articles in depth, Diabetes Core Update discusses how the latest research and information published in ADA journals are relevant to clinical practice and can be applied in a treatment setting.

Diabetes Core Update audio podcasts are FREE and can be accessed through iTunes or RSS feed (click icons). For more information about RSS feeds, see ADA Journals RSS Feeds. The podcasts are also accessible for listening on your computer or mobile device and can be downloaded below.

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June 24, 2015

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Total Time: 22:42

File Size: 10.3 MB

Topics covered in this edition:

Dapagliflozin’s Effects on Glycemia and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in High-Risk Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: A 24-Week, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study With a 28-Week Extension [W.T. Cefalu, et al.]

Sotagliflozin, a Dual SGLT1 and SGLT2 Inhibitor, as Adjunct Therapy to Insulin in Type 1 Diabetes [A.T. Sands, et al.]

Calorie Restriction and Matched Weight Loss From Exercise: Independent and Additive Effects on Glucoregulation and the Incretin System in Overweight Women and Men [E.P. Weiss, et al]

Diabetes Self-management Education and Support in Type 2 Diabetes: A Joint Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics [M.A. Powers, et al]

Insulin Detemir Is Transported From Blood to Cerebrospinal Fluid and Has Prolonged Central Anorectic Action Relative to NPH Insulin [D.P. Begg, et al]

GLP-1 Response to Oral Glucose Is Reduced in Prediabetes, Screen-Detected Type 2 Diabetes, and Obesity and Influenced by Sex: The ADDITION-PRO Study [K. Faerch, et al]

June 10, 2015

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Total Time: 21:59

File Size: 10.0 MB

Special Edition:

Diabetes is Primary, Part 1

Recorded live from ADA’s 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston, MA, June 5-9, 2015


With Diabetes is Primary, the American Diabetes Association brings together health care professionals interested in the clinical management of diabetes and its complications for an exciting and innovative educational initiative developed specifically for the primary care community. This initiative offers information and tools needed to improve patient outcomes through provider and patient engagement and is held in conjunction with ADA’s annual Scientific Sessions.

For more information, visit Diabetes is Primary 2015

May 24, 2015

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Total Time: 18:27

File Size: 8.44 MB

Topics covered in this edition:

Changes in Gene Expression in Responders and Nonresponders to a Low-Intensity Walking Intervention [M.E. Osler, et al.]

Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Incident Diabetes: The FIT (Henry Ford ExercIse Testing) Project  [S.P. Juraschek, et al.]

Is There a Link Between Liraglutide and Pancreatitis? A Post Hoc Review of Pooled and Patient-Level Data From Completed Liraglutide Type 2 Diabetes Clinical Trials  [T.M. Jensen, et al]

Incretin-Based Therapy and Risk of Acute Pancreatitis: A Nationwide Population-Based Case-Control Study  [R.W. Thomsen, et al]

Impact of Fat, Protein, and Glycemic Index on Postprandial Glucose Control in Type 1 Diabetes: Implications for Intensive Diabetes Management in the Continuous Glucose Monitoring Era  [K.J. Bell, et al]

April 24, 2015

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Total Time: 15:08

File Size: 6.93 MB

Topics covered in this edition:

Peripheral Neuropathy and Nerve Dysfunction in Individuals at High Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: The PROMISE Cohort [C.C. Lee, et al.]

High Rate of Spontaneous Normalization of Celiac Serology in a Cohort of 446 Children With Type 1 Diabetes: A Prospective Study  [S. Castellaneta, et al.]

Association Between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and the Determinants of Glycemic Control Across the Entire Glucose Tolerance Continuum  [T.P.J. Solomon, et al]

Detection of a Low-Grade Enteroviral Infection in the Islets of Langerhans of Living Patients Newly Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes  [L. Krogvold, et al]

Engineered Commensal Bacteria Reprogram Intestinal Cells Into Glucose-Responsive Insulin-Secreting Cells for the Treatment of Diabetes  [F.F. Duan, et al]

March 24, 2015

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Total Time: 22:26

File Size: 10.2 MB

Topics covered in this edition:

New Insulin Glargine 300 Units·mL−1 Provides a More Even Activity Profile and Prolonged Glycemic Control at Steady State Compared With Insulin Glargine 100 Units·mL−1 [R.H.A. Becker, et al.]

Saxagliptin and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Moderate or Severe Renal Impairment: Observations From the SAVOR-TIMI 53 Trial  [J.A. Udell, et al.]

Insulin Cessation and Diabetes Remission After Bariatric Surgery in Adults With Insulin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes  [A. Ardestani, et al]

Tight Glycemic Control and Use of Hypoglycemic Medications in Older Veterans With Type 2 Diabetes and Comorbid Dementia  [C.T. Thorpe, et al]

Cutaneous Manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus  [M. Duff, et al]

Effectiveness and Safety of High-Intensity Interval Training in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes  [M.E. Francois, et al]

February 24, 2015

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Total Time: 32:11

File Size: 14.7 MB

Topics covered in this edition:

Canagliflozin Provides Durable Glycemic Improvements and Body Weight Reduction Over 104 Weeks Versus Glimepiride in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes on Metformin: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Phase 3 Study [L.A. Leiter, et al.]

Dapagliflozin Improves Glycemic Control and Reduces Body Weight as Add-on Therapy to Metformin Plus Sulfonylurea: A 24-Week Randomized, Double-Blind Clinical Trial  [S. Matthaei, et al.]

Combination of Empagliflozin and Linagliptin as Second-Line Therapy in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Inadequately Controlled on Metformin  [R.A. DeFronzo, et al]

Initial Combination of Empagliflozin and Linagliptin in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes  [A. Lewin, et al]

Efficacy and Safety of Canagliflozin, an Inhibitor of Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter 2, When Used in Conjunction With Insulin Therapy in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes  [B. Neal, et al]

Exploring the Potential of the SGLT2 Inhibitor Dapagliflozin in Type 1 Diabetes: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study  [R.R. Henry, et al]

February 17, 2015

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Total Time: 24:47

File Size: 11.3 MB

Special Edition:

Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2015

ADA's Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes is published annually as a supplement to Diabetes Care. The "Standards" includes ADA's latest recommendations on how to treat diabetes and its complications. In this special edition podcast, Dr. Neil Skolnik interviews Dr. Richard Grant, 2014 chair of ADA's Professional Practice Committee, on the 2015 "Standards."

To access the full supplement, click here.

January 30, 2015

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Total Time: 32:12

File Size: 14.7 MB

Special Edition:

Management of Hyperglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes, 2015: A Patient-Centered Approach. Update to a Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [S.E. Inzucchi, et al.]

January 24, 2015

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Total Time: 18:53

File Size: 8.6 MB

Topics covered in this edition:

Hypoglycemia and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and All-Cause Mortality in Insulin-Treated People With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: A Cohort Study [K. Khunti, et al.]

Effect of Intensive Diabetes Therapy on the Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes: 18 Years of Follow-up in the DCCT/EDIC  [The Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT)/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) Research Group]

Exercise Before and During Pregnancy Prevents the Deleterious Effects of Maternal High-Fat Feeding on Metabolic Health of Male Offspring  [K.I. Stanford, et al]

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