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July 14, 2018

Sometimes it is more important how you say something than what you are trying to say. For example, if you tell someone, “You have a face that would stop a clock,” you will likely get a slap in the face or a look of scorn, but if you say, “You …

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July 10, 2018

We have been working with Laura Shane-McWhorter, PharmD, BCPS, FASCP, CDE, BC-ADM, from the University of Utah for quite a few years. Seven years ago, she sat down with Steve and discussed diabetes topics. Not only is she an expert in pharmacy care, but she is very knowledgeable in nutritional support for disease states …

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July 7, 2018

This week, we have another jam-packed newsletter with the latest from the ADA Scientific Sessions in Orlando. There are some great articles on the use of CGM and insulin delivery systems both alone and in concert with each other. There is a look at a new system that uses AI …

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July 3, 2018

This past week, my wife forwarded me an email for a weight loss product that had taken the internet by storm and was so good that all the Shark Tank investors had gone in on the deal for a product by two sisters that guaranteed rapid weight loss. All you …

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June 30, 2018

Steve, Joy, Kaytie, Kennon and Michelle are all back from the ADA 78th Scientific sessions. This turned out to be a great year to have our largest reporting staff ever. There were so many things to cover that I almost wish I had not been cycling in the hills of …

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June 26, 2018

Joy and Steve just returned from the ADA Scientific Sessions in Orlando, and over the next few weeks, you will have the chance to find out what they and our other reporters learned. For a little teaser, our Medical Editor, Joy Pape, shares her experiences with the recommendation and use …

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June 23, 2018

The ADA Scientific sessions are underway in Orlando and Steve Freed and Joy Pape, along with our two interns Kaytie and Kennen, and guest Michele Laine, ARNP, CDE, are there to cover all the latest in diabetes, and interview the thought leaders on where diabetes care is and where it …

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June 19, 2018

A few weeks ago we were  discussing DNA testing and the value this will have in medication choices. This week Steve shares an interview he had with Dr. Jeffrey Mechanick on a topic similar to our DNA discussion as they work their way through transcultural endocrinology and how this new way of …

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June 16, 2018

On June 4th the 2018 Apple WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) took place. This is the meeting where Apple shows us the future for all their products. New hardware, software and apps are introduced by both Apple and developers. There were a couple of interesting apps that were shown that …

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June 12, 2018

This week, our Clinical Text discusses both loss of beta cell function and beta cell mass, and how granulation can mask loss of mass. The interesting thing about this week’s installment is the overwhelming evidence that treating to a goal A1c is not the most important thing for a type …

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