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Nov. 28, 2017

Dr Aaron Vinik has worked with us for many years and I am continually fascinated by his forward thinking and the respect he garners from the top opinion leaders in diabetes. Over the past 10 years, there have been researchers who seem to have a left-field idea that may just …

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #101: Pathogenesis of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) Part 3

Cause of NAFLD: physical inactivity: Although physical training predominantly enhances muscle insulin sensitivity, cross-sectional epidemiologic data and studies on effects of physical training suggest that exercise may decrease liver fat even in the face of unchanged body weight [50]. In a cross-sectional study in 72,359 healthy Korean adults, subjects who were exercising regularly had a 28–53% lower risk of NAFLD across almost all BMI deciles.

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Nov. 25, 2017

A few years ago I served as president of the Tampa Bay chapter of JDRF. At the same time one of my good Pharmacist-CDE friends was president of the local ADA chapter, and we would always tease each other as to who was raising the most money for our respective …

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