Your response to the Managing Clinical Problems in Diabetes case we brought you last week was overwhelming, and with that in mind we continue our series of cases from them. This week we look at a referral from a podiatrist.
In last week’s Diabetes in Control newsletter I commented on the analysis of height and weight measurements from the 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), and what was happening to the American waistline. There were some great graphs in the original study and we have put the best together in this week’s Homerun Slides.
Patients often test in the same place because there is no pain. This can cause some real problems if they do the same thing when injecting insulin. Our Disaster Averted points out exactly how bad the problem can be.