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Meal Memory

Meal Memory is a new approach to nutrition tracking. It helps diabetes patients understand how each meal affects them by displaying blood sugar readings from before and after eating.

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Obesity-Linked Diabetes in Children on the Rise in the US

Obesity and the form of diabetes linked to it are taking an even worse toll on America’s youths than medical experts had realized. As obesity rates in children have climbed, so has the incidence of Type 2 diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association there are 29.1 million people diagnosed with diabetes in US, of which 208,000 are under the age of 20.

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Sometimes Long-term Patient/Healthcare Provider Relationship Must Be Severed

I am a primary care provider in a small private office. A long-term patient of mine, 32 years of age, was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. His insurance is now one I do not participate in. Until his recent diagnosis, he visited annually and paid out of pocket. He wanted to stay with me for his care. I realized his needs were most likely more than he could afford.

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Bernstein’s Diabetes University Videos on YouTube

Bernstein’s Diabetes University Videos on YouTube  Our Advisory Board member, Dr. Richard K. Bernstein, has recently created, “Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes University,” a complete course of video classes geared towards patients, which is now available on Youtube. Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes University Playlist includes these short videos: “Basic Science of Diabetes,” “Values …

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