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Editor’s Note: AGEs, Errors and Teenagers

Dec 13, 2011

Over the past three issues we have focused on advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) — how they are formed, what they can do, and why these compounds are detrimental to our patients’ health. This week in our Homerun Slides, we are bringing you information on ways to reduce the effects of AGE’s and how your patients can battle their formation.

According to a recent study, insulin is the most error-prone drug used in the hospital and if this week’s Disaster Averted is any indication, multiple errors are happening at home as well.

Our Clinical Gem from Psychology in Diabetes Care moves to the hard-to-target age range of adolescence and the varied and unique challenges that parents, caregivers and patients face in the teenage years.