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Letter from the Editor #508

Last week two of the most influential people on healthcare caused an uproar among diabetes experts. Dr. Mehmet Oz and Oprah Winfrey did a show about the diabetes problem titled "America’s Silent Killer." While most of us think that any information on how big the problem of diabetes is good, …

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Letter from the Editor #507

Last week there was a lot of press about the approval of Victoza (c) liraglutide, the once-a-day GLP-1 mimetic, made by Novo Nordisk. This drug, which works like exenatide, gives practitioners another choice of therapy for patients. If you read all the articles on the internet you will find a …

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Letter from the Editor #506

Recently there has been a great deal of attention placed on pharmacogenomics and how drugs will work with patients who have variants of different genes. Now this same gene variant testing may identify which patients are more likely to get diabetes. Recently an international team of researchers analyzed about 2.5 …

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Letter from the Editor #505

Looks like there is a real battle ahead for reform to health care. The change of Senators in the state of Massachusetts has altered the power in the Senate and changes the whole future of healthcare reform. So get ready for a lot of press coverage and no action. *** …

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Letter from the Editor #504

This is the time of year when JP Morgan has their investor meetings and all the companies in the diabetes business get to report. Our good friend at Diabetic Investor, Dave Kliff, was on hand and shared some of his insights on the meeting. According to Dave, the big winners …

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Letter from the Editor #503

This week I was wandering around the halls of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and believe me the future of technology means that more of our patients will have less reason to get off the couch. There were great displays by software developers for activity related games such …

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Letter from the Editor #502

Happy New Year from all of us at Diabetes in Control. We look forward to bringing you another year of the best in information, tools and articles from the world’s experts. Diabetes care has now moved to the electronic forefront as the Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas this week …

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Letter from the Editor #501

Hope everyone has had a great start to this week of holiday celebrations. As we look forward to next year we know that diabetes will be a main concern for all of you. With the negotiations over a national healthcare program just beginning there will be lots of concerns for …

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Letter from the Editor #500

Today marks a milestone as Steve and I offer you Issue 500! For almost 10 years we have been providing you with the best in diabetes news, products and tools. We have grown from a newsletter for 26 pharmacists to a source of news for over 115,000 medical professionals in …

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Letter from the Editor #499

Steve, Andrew and I just spent three informative days in Las Vegas at the mid-year sessions of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. There was a lot of information about the use of insulin in the hospital and how to avoid the pitfalls of hypoglycemia. There were numerous talks …

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