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May 27, 2009 Issue #470

May 29, 2009

Over the past few weeks, Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM, has focused on insulin and oral medications and their relationship to exercise and many of you asked about Byetta and Symlin. This week she covers them in Diabetic Medications and Exercise, Part 2: Use of Byetta and Symlin.

A TZD without the side-effects of increased fluid retention and edema, and changes in the vascular and circulating lipids; is that possible? Our current intern Amy Talmage, from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy has found some research that might separate out the players in this class. Click here to learn more.

TCOYD Diabetes Conference May 30, Indianapolis, IN. TCOYD Diabetes Conference comes to the Indiana Convention Center, Sat., May 30, 2009. Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a nonprofit diabetes education organization, is hosting a conference, lunch and health fair from 8 am to 5 pm. The conference will feature national and local medical experts offering informative and motivational programs in diabetes care for people with all Types of diabetes, those at risk for diabetes, and their loved ones. To register or get more information, call (800) 998-2693 or visit

NOTE to Indianapolis MDs! There is limited space remaining for the May 30th Making the Connection – Cutting Edge Strategies in Diabetes Care program offering 8 AMA PRA category 1 CME credits.

Note: Our friends at Medingo have a Career-Making Opportunity for CDEs. They are looking for a Director of Customer Care, Clinical and Technical Support Call Center. If you have strong management and insulin pump experience, email your resume, cover letter and salary expectations to

dLife: May 31, 7PM ET on CNBC
Find out how Denver Bronco’s Quarterback Jay Cutler is tackling diabetes both on and off the field. And a trip to the hospital, where dLife asks the important questions about diabetes care during hospital stays. Plus, meet a couple that did everything together-including diabetes. Catch up on the latest diabetes news with dLifeTV:
Sundays on CNBC at 7 PM ET, 6 PM CT, and 4 PM PT.

We can make a difference!

Check out this week’s “Test Your DIABETES Knowledge” question.

Dave Joffe, Editor-in-Chief, CDE, FACA