March 29, 2021

Diabetes Triple Distilled

Curbsiders Podcast

This is super duper high yield- they reviewed 4 separate episodes about dm and took

Most important points, and summarized them in this episode.

Lots of great pearls- HemA1c can be artificially higher in patients that cause prolonged red blood cell survival, such as iron deficiency and it can be artificially lower in patients with higher red blood cell turnover such as due to destruction associated with a mechanical valve.

Also lots of great comparisons between SGLT-2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists. Former better in folks with heart disease, but beware of the yeast infections, and they can also cause euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis.