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Letter from the Editor, #787

This past week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that federal exchanges for the Affordable Care Act were in accordance with the guidelines of the Act and millions of patients will be able to still have healthcare that otherwise would be left out. It has been an interesting couple of months ...

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Editor’s Note, DCMS #246

Sometimes clinicians focus on things that we would not expect. Last week we had a little bit of information in our Homerun Slides about pramlintide. The response to these slides actually caught us by surprise and so this week we have dedicated all the slides to pramlintide and how best ...

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Letter from the Editor, #786

When we were reviewing the data and presentations from the recent ADA Scientific Sessions we were commenting on how often a study comes out at this meeting that lends credibility to what you are already doing. This week we have a new study that talks about using triple therapy in ...

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Editor’s Note, DCMS #245

This morning I had a new PharmD candidate start a rotation with me. As is customary with all my interns, I spent the first few hours getting them out of "textbook/multiple choice" mode and into "patient care" mode. During the conversation I often pick one drug and we have a ...

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Letter from the Editor, #785

One of the best things that happens at the ADA is the chance to interact with our Advisory Board members. When Steve and I started this publication 15 years ago, we were able to win readers with our unique style of presenting the news. Along the way we have become ...

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Editor’s Note, DCMS #244

We’ve been at the ADA Scientific Sessions in Boston for the last four days where we garnered more than 20 interviews with top thinkers in diabetes. We will be bringing you this great information over the next few months. One of our favorite interviewees is always Dr. Aaron Vinik, who ...

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Letter from the Editor, #784

Sometimes some of us get frustrated because it seems that studies have to be done to support the obvious, but I realize that others need experts to validate what seems so simple to try to the rest of us. As a Diabetes Educator talking to patients with both diabetes and ...

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Editor’s Note, DCMS #243

When we talk about the complications of diabetes we frequently talk about kidney failure and amputation, but more often than not the first changes that a patient notices are in their vision. Whether it is difficulty reading because of elevated glucose or the first signs of retinopathy, eye changes can ...

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