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Letter From The Editor

Dec. 5, 2017

This week, we want to help you simplify your selection of injectables for patients. While most patients often think that an injection is always insulin, we know that is not true. We also have GLP-1 analogs, as well as combinations of these products, so in our Homerun Slides, we make …

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Dec. 2, 2017

It has been over 20 years since I started my journey in diabetes care. When I started, the education field was dominated by nurses and dietitians, and most of them were female. Oftentimes, when I was asked to serve on advisory boards for pharma companies, I would find I was …

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Nov. 28, 2017

Dr Aaron Vinik has worked with us for many years and I am continually fascinated by his forward thinking and the respect he garners from the top opinion leaders in diabetes. Over the past 10 years, there have been researchers who seem to have a left-field idea that may just …

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Nov. 25, 2017

A few years ago I served as president of the Tampa Bay chapter of JDRF. At the same time one of my good Pharmacist-CDE friends was president of the local ADA chapter, and we would always tease each other as to who was raising the most money for our respective …

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Nov. 21, 2017

Last month, Bill, a cycling friend of mine, asked if I knew a good physician in the area. He was from Maine and this was the winter that he and his spouse were making their move to Florida permanent. My first choice was my own physician as he is a …

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Nov. 18, 2017

We lost one of our first board members last week when Dr. Keith Campbell, Pharmacist, CDE, Professor of Pharmacy at Washington State, passed away at the age of 76. Keith had recently been bestowed the Lifetime Achievement Award from Washington State University. Keith will be missed by the thousands of …

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Nov. 11, 2017

Have you ever told your child to do something right one time, and then they did it correctly forever? If you are like most of us, that never happens. Yet this week CMS announced that they were applying this concept to diabetes education for Medicare age patients with an A1c of …

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Nov. 7, 2017

Our publisher got a chance to sit down with Dr Aaron Vinik at a recent AACE meeting. For those of you who have been following our publication for the past 18 years, you have seen Dr. Vinik’s name repeatedly. He was one of the first “legends in diabetes” to have …

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Nov. 4, 2017

Over the years we have heard that there are more than two types of diabetes. In fact we have carried articles in the past stating that Alzheimer’s is really a form of diabetes. These monikers often disappear in a short time period and are forgotten. This week we bring you …

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