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David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA

David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
(Editor-in-Chief Diabetes In Control) A graduate of University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, he has practiced in the Tampa Bay area since 1986, has been providing diabetes and cardiovascular care in Tampa Bay since 1995, and spent 2 years as an Eckerd Patient Care Pharmacist managing over 100 diabetes patients. Dave currently sees patients in over 30 primary care and endocrinologists offices.

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When you do the math, 95% of all diabetes patients have type 2. This does not mean that we should ignore type 1 patients when looking at psychological problems; in fact, most of the information on these problems deals with type 1 patients. These problems can include development of diabetes, ...

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November 21, 2015

Diabetes educators often have mixed emotions about the use of artificially sweetened food products. On the one hand the reduction of glucose-raising sweeteners offers our patients a way to enjoy the tastes they like and still reduce calorie and carb consumption. On the flip side we often wonder if these ...

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November 14, 2015

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Oftentimes we are challenged to start a patient with prediabetes on a diabetes drug. We never are sure if that is the right thing to do. This week, we have the results of a 3-year study using the active ingredient in a popular diabetes drug in patients who have not ...

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When we have insulin-using diabetes patients, we sometimes fall into the trap of thinking the patient knows as much as we do and has become an expert in their own care. This usually leads to problems that appear to be severe, but can be broken down into simple solutions. With ...

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November 12, 2015

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There are many studies going on looking at the side effects of medications for every disease state. Most of these occur after the drugs are on the market and more people are using them. One of the problems that can occur in these postmarking studies is the lack of good controls ...

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November 7, 2015

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Oftentimes when an insulin using patient is admitted to the hospital they are kept on the same insulin product and regimen they arrived with. For many patients this works well but for those using mixed insulin there appears to be an increased incidence of hypoglycemia. This could be because of ...

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October 31, 2015

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There has been a lot of press concerning the use of SGLT-2 Inhibitors and the possibility of DKA. Logically speaking it would seem that anything that lowers glucose would be of benefit in preventing DKA, but for some reason the human body seems to defy logic. With this in mind ...

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This week the riders from Team NovoNordisk are competing in the Tour of Hainan. We have an exclusive interview with Dutch rider, Martijn Verschoor, regarding what he likes to eat before a race and how he maximizes his potential. Martijn’s regimen must be working because he has had 2 top 10 finishes in the ...

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October 24, 2015

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Many of you were probably aware that 10/20/15 was “Back to the Future Day,” the date that Doc Brown set for Marty McFly to go to the future. There were all kinds of programs and advertisements for this day. In Saint Petersburg you could get 1 year for $20 at ...

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October 6, 2015

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As a diabetes educator and pharmacist, I have had a lot of success helping patients improve their diabetes care. But at the end of the day, I get to go home diabetes free. This week, one of my pals and a pharmacist educator is sharing his professional and personal opinions ...

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