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Letter from the Editor, #790

Last Monday night I was delivering a CE on MTM and Med Errors to a group of pharmacists in Tampa. As I was delving into the reasons for MTM (Medication Therapy Management), I was enlightening the younger pharmacists on ways that our profession has changed over the past 30 years. One …

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Editor’s Note, DCMS #249

Charcot neuroarthropathy is a serious and poorly understood condition associated with rapid destruction of bones and joints, and resulting in bone fragmentation. It is almost as if the foot implodes for no reason. Patients who deteriorate to that severe state are often those who have no idea what is happening …

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Letter from the Editor, #789

Our good friend David Kliff at Diabetes Investor has had diabetes for many years. He has been watching trends in the diabetes business for a long time and has an unique perspective on the business of diabetes that we often don’t see. He has spent a lot of time lately …

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Editor’s Note, DCMS #248

Over the past 15 years, Steve and I have read many a study, article, or abstract on curing type 1 diabetes. Although many of these have shown great promise and have had some serious backing from large companies and universities, none of them have ever panned out. A couple of …

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Letter from the Editor, #788

Last week I was in the checkout lane at a grocery store and noticed how many magazines there were for diabetes and weight loss. It seems that almost every one of the headlines had something to do with eating more fat to lose weight. I looked at the articles and …

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Editor’s Note, DCMS #247

For 20 years, we at Diabetes in Control have attended the ADA Scientific Sessions. Each year there are great research presentations and these always include two topics: the artificial pancreas and the cure for type 1 diabetes. Most of the time what was the latest and greatest the previous year …

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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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