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Managing Editor, Diabetes in Control

Managing Editor, Diabetes in Control

Lantus Biosimilar

When the Biosimilar insulin to Lantus becomes available for about 10-15% less cost, will you recommend it to your patients? Follow the link to share your opinion!

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Question #847

Test Your Knowledge

Weight loss has been shown to have a positive impact on glucose control and cardiovascular risk factors. At which weight loss threshold do these positive benefits start to become meaningfully apparent? A) Weight reduction of 0-4% B) Weight reduction of 5-10% C) Weight reduction of 11-15% D) Weight reduction of 16-20% Did you get it right? Follow the link to find out!

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Always Ask What Type

Female, 32 years of age, well aware of the fact she had type 1 diabetes, was suicidal, who reported she chose to stop taking her insulin a few days earlier. Was taken to the police station on a warrant (unknown reason), who took her to the ED due to her report of suicidal ideation. She was found to be hyperglycemic at that time, but did not say she had type 1. Acetone was negative. Given 5 units regular insulin and sent back with police. She then started complaining of not feeling well, taken back to ED, no treatment and sent back with police. The next morning, complained of nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.

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