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Nov. 13, 2018

Over the past couple of weeks, we have been sharing a slide series on the use of CGM and the value for our patients. This has been one of our most viewed slide series and indicates to us that you want to offer your patients the best technology for managing …

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Always Have a Backup Plan to Be Active

A 60-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes and no serious health complications began an exercise program as part of a research study. It involved doing an hour of moderate aerobic exercise three days per week in a supervised setting (at a local Y). She showed up to all the training sessions, stating about a month into the 12-week training program that she was so happy to be active again, that she felt so much better physically and mentally and felt like she had “found herself” again.

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Javed Butler 2018 Complete Interview

Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, is the Patrick A. Lehan Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine Department at University of Mississippi. He is also Professor of Physiology and Biophysics. Prior to joining the University of Mississippi, he was Charles A. Gargano Professor and Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Co-Director of the Heart Institute at Stony Brook University, New York. He had served as the Director for heart failure research at Emory University and Director of the heart and heart-lung transplant programs at Vanderbilt University prior to that.

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #151: Monogenic Disorders of the Beta Cell Part 1

This chapter will concentrate on the monogenic disorders of the beta cell that account for 1–2% of diabetes. They are discrete disorders, which are a significant cause of diabetes in their own right. Correct molecular diagnosis is important to predict clinical course, explain other associated clinical features, enable genetic counseling, diagnose family members, and most importantly guide appropriate treatment. In addition to this clinical importance, the discovery and study of monogenic disorders has given further insight into the physiology and pathophysiology of the beta cell.

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Javed Butler 2018 Transcript

In this Exclusive Interview transcript, Javed Butler talks with Diabetes in Control publisher Steve Freed during the ADA 2018 convention in Orlando about the relationship between diabetes and heart failure, the importance of managing patients' cardio risks as well as A1C, and increasing attention to heart failure outcomes.

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