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Editor’s Note: AGEs

Nov 29, 2011
 

Unlike fine wine, humans don’t get better with age, especially when we are talking about AGEs (Advanced Glycation End-products). This week we continue our Homerun Slides series on these damaging compounds and how they affect each organ in the body.

Our journey into the psychology of diabetes has reached the grade school age when there is a lot going on in the family as far as how responsibilities are shared. This week we look at family dynamics and the best ways to handle these changes.

 

Last week our Disaster Averted looked at how patients interpret what we say, while this week we look at what we hear our patients say (or not say).