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Blood Glucose Control

The Impact of Continuous Glucose Monitoring Review

The advancement of new technology has it benefits….   The new technology has improved diabetes care greatly. This new device has helped patients achieve their A1c goals and macro/microvascular complications. Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion and continuous glucose monitoring have improved over the years. Even though these new technologies are designed …

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Long-term Glucose Variability and Cognitive Function in Older Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Visit-to-visit glucose variability may play a key role in cognitive function in type 2 diabetic patients…. Previous studies have shown an association with hypoglycemic/hyperglycemic episodes and change in cognitive function in diabetic patients, however it remains uncertain whether long-term exposure to glucose variability prompts cognitive changes in diabetic patients. A …

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Patient’s Plan to “Stop All of My Medicine” Not a Good Idea…

The patient, a woman, 52 years of age, has type 2 diabetes and is on metformin, a GLP-1 agonist, and a long-acting insulin. Over the past few months, I’ve received calls and emails from her every now and then to let me know her glucose levels were rising, but whenever …

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