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Nov. 27, 2018

Last week, I got a new update of software for my Stages power meter. The Stages is a device that is milled into the left crank arm (what the pedal is screwed into) of my bike. This device measures the power (as wattage) that I create when I am on …

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Prevent Disasters By Using CGM

Man, 69 years of age, of Italian descent, “a numbers guy,” has type 2 diabetes, A1C 8.9%, taking a GLP-1 daily, and metformin 1,000mg twice daily. Blood pressure was managed, in target range of ~110-120/70-80, HR 76-82, weight-BMI 25.3. Had been on an SGLT-2, but developed DKA, so he can no longer take SGLT-2’s nor did he want to. Checked fasting glucose some mornings a week but not every day because he did not like to stick his finger. He really didn’t want to deal with his diabetes. Due to his recent illness, he was willing to try something new and different, especially since I told him it’s about numbers and he would not have to regularly stick his fingers.

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Judith Wylie-Rosett 2018 Complete Interview

Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD, is a professor at the Albert Einstein Medical Center and co-director of the New York Regional Center for Diabetes Translation Research in Bronx, NY. Dr. Wylie-Rosett’s research focuses on nutrition’s role in preventing and controlling chronic diseases—particularly diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease in which obesity is an important risk factor.  She is associate editor of the journal Diabetes Care and author of The Complete Weight Loss Workbook. Dr. Wylie-Rosett has helped the American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association develop nutrition-related recommendations and position statements.

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