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Clinical Gems

Our clinical gems come from the top selling medical books, and text books because knowledge is everything when it comes to diabetes.

ADA/JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Sourcebook, Excerpt #20: Physical Activity, Part 2

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Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, and Michael C. Riddell, PhD Regulation of Glucose Metabolism: Effect of Physical Activity on Metabolic Control Acute impact. Acutely, exercise can have wide-ranging effects on glycemia, likely because several variables influence glucose homeostasis during the activity. The intensity, duration, and timing of the activity as well as …

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Joslin’s Diabetes Deskbook, Updated 2nd Ed., Excerpt #40: Multiple Treatments for a Multicomponent Condition, Part 1

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Please note that the source for this excerpt was misidentified on our initial publication. We have since corrected this mistake with the correct attribution. Richard S. Beaser, MD Introduction  The current term "type 2 diabetes" represents an evolution in terminology reflecting a progression in the understanding of this condition. The …

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ADA/JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Sourcebook, Excerpt #17: Insulin, Part 2 of 3

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Anne Peters, MD, and Lori Laffel, MD, MPH, Editors Jane Lee Chiang, MD, Managing Editor PEDIATRICS – Jane Lee Chiang, MD, and Georgeanna J. Klingensmith, MD ADULTS – Irl B. Hirsch, MD 1. Basal insulin accounts for ~50% of total daily dose: i. LAA (insulin glargine, detemir, degludec) or NPH if LAA …

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