New Podcast on Diabetes Treatments Features Dr. John Buse

In this week's new Chair's Corner podcast, UNC's Dr. John Buse shares what is new in the treatment of diabetes, and highlights the benefits that SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists can offer to patients. He also discusses topics related to the role of diet and weight loss, as well as glucose monitoring and insulin pumps.

New Podcast on Diabetes Treatments Features Dr. John Buse click to enlarge John Buse, MD, PhD
“These drugs, when taken by patients with clinical cardiovascular disease, reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular death. And, for patients with chronic kidney disease, it reduces the progression of kidney disease over time.”

-Dr. John Buse describing benefits of SGLT2 inhibitors

Topics include: 

  • Benefits of SGLT2 inhibitors
  • SGLT2 inhibitor side effects & weight loss
  • Benefits of GLP-1 receptor agonists
  • Treating a new diabetes diagnosis
  • Injections vs pills
  • New international recommendations & what’s missing
  • Recommendations for diet and weight loss
  • Glucose monitoring & insulin pumps
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Parting thoughts for patients & physicians

Visit the Chair's Corner to listen to this episode and read the full transcript.

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