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KingFit – Diabetes Education

KingFit is a mobile diabetes education app that features educational content from world-renowned diabetes educators to the palm of your hand. Unlike other diabetes apps, KingFit is the only solution that allows you to press two buttons to start learning from a certified diabetes educator for free.

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #147: Glucose Toxicity Part 3

Chronic hyperglycemia as a cause of impaired insulin secretion In 1948, Lukens and Dohan administered large doses of glucose to normal cats and induced permanent hyperglycemia, hydropic degeneration of the islet of Langerhans, and ketonuria in 4 out of 35 cats studied. These investigators proposed that hyperglycemia could play a role in the pathogenesis of diabetes. In recent years, several approaches have been used to directly examine the harmful effects of chronic hyperglycemia on insulin secretion. These studies have established that chronic hyperglycemia impairs beta-cell responsiveness to glucose although the exact biochemical mechanism(s) mediating this effect remain to be clearly defined.

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CGM for Type 2s

Do you think that having your patients who have type 2 and are not on insulin wear a CGM can improve their numbers? Follow the link to see if you and your colleagues agree.

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