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Diabetes Therapy Titration Guidelines

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According to the American Diabetes Association's (ADA's) guidelines, how often should you intensify therapy for patients with diabetes who have not reached their A1C goal? A. Every month B. Every 3 months C. Every 6 months D. Every 9 months E. Every 12 months Follow the link to see the correct answer!

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Preferred A1C

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As a medical professional, what would you like your A1c to be, regardless of your health? 1) 7% 2) 6% 3) 5% 4) 4% 5) 3% Follow the link to see how your response compares to your colleagues'!

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #74: Regulation of Glucose Metabolism in Liver Part 10 of 11

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Glycolysis: Glucose-6-phosphate not used for direct glycogen synthesis can be metabolized in the glycolytic pathway. About half of the glucose taken up by liver during duodenal glucose absorption will undergo glycolysis to pyruvate. The resulting pyruvate can be used for lipogenesis and amino acid synthesis, lactate production, or cycled back to glucose-6-phosphate for indirect glycogen synthesis.

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