Daily Archives: Sep 10, 2016

September 10, 2016

There have always been conversations amongst medical professionals on the best way to get patients to take the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes seriously. Most of these patients have no symptoms and find out by accident when labs are done or they go to a health fair screening. Because the …

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Remission Treatment

If the FDA approved, and if it would cause their diabetes to go into remission for 1 or 2 years — giving them time to use lifestyle changes to delay or prevent having diabetes return – would you recommend to your newly diagnosed patients with type 2 diabetes, a 2- or 3-week treatment with insulin twice a day? Follow the link to share your opinion!

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Question #850

Test Your Knowledge

Issue849Graph Here's another test of your graph-interpreting skills! Follow the link to see this graph at full size and indicate the parameter that best describes Curve 2. 1. Insulin Secretion 2. Postprandial glucose 3. Fasting glucose 4. Insulin Resistance

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Diabetes Type 2 Guide

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin (a hormone made by the pancreas) to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use.

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