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Production Assistant, Diabetes In Control

Cornerstones4Care

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Through a partnership with Glooko, a leading diabetes data management platform, Novo Nordisk has launched a new mobile app – Cornerstones4Care (C4C) – which will help people more effectively track and manage their diabetes day-to-day.

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A1c for Metformin

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At what A1c level would you recommend the use of metformin? 1. 5.6% 2. 5.7 – 5.9% 3. 6.0% 4. 6.1 – 6.2% 5. 6.3 – 6.4% 6. 6.5 – 7% Follow the link to share your response.

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #81: Insulin Actions In Vivo: Glucose Metabolism Part 8 of 9

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Glucose phosphorylation and glucose transport are tightly coupled phenomena. Isoenzymes of HK (HK-I to HK-IV) catalyze the first committed intracellular step of glucose metabolism, the conversion of glucose to G-6-P. HK-I, HK-II, HK-III are single-chain peptides that have a number of properties in common, including a very high affinity for glucose and product inhibition by G-6-P.

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