It seems like every week our patients come to us with a new diet plan or a 1 minute exercise routine that will make them drop 25 lbs in the first week. It amazes me that these patients won’t pay a 20 dollar copay for a diabetes med but they will spend hundreds of dollars on diet plans, food coaches. fitness trainers and precooked meals. Often these programs or coaches think that their plan will work for our patients without knowing the first thing about diabetes. This week our Activity Guru, Dr. Sheri Colberg, has prepared a handout for your patients that covers 7 Tips to Drop Excess Pounds with Diabetes.
To help your patients navigate through the artificial sweetener maze we have a great Tool for Your Practice from the Canadian Diabetes Association. This is a must-have handout for you patients.
And by now you probably have heard that we have a new insulin that the FDA advisory board has given their blessing to. Read all about it in our feature article on Afrezza, FDA Panel Approves Inhaled Insulin, Again.
Dave Joffe, Editor-in-chief