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Aug. 1, 2017

This week we have part 3 of our Exclusive Interview from the AACE meeting in Austin. Dr. Karl Nadolsky talks about the value of managing exercise and diet for diabetes care. There is a direct correlation between control and athletic success in patients with diabetes. So this week in Disasters …

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #84: Measuring Insulin Action In Vivo

The glucose clamp: Rather than using exogenous agents that suppress beta-cell insulin secretion, the glucose clamp uses external feedback control to “open the loop” between insulin secretion and sensitivity. The glucose clamp is a powerful and widely used method to attain a quantitative measure of insulin sensitivity, and has been applied in many hundreds of experimental studies.

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