2.9 Insulin Dose Adjustment The following is an excerpt that answers questions regarding the insulin dosing for exercise.Read More »
Joslin’s Diabetes Deskbook, Updated 2nd Ed., Excerpt #8: Patient-Provider Collaboration: Engage Your Patients, Improve Your Success
By Richard S. Beaser, M.D., and Richard Jackson, MD Do you know how to close the gap and meet your patients’ goals?Read More »
Joslin’s Diabetes Deskbook, 2nd Updated Edition, Excerpt #7: What Is the Best Test to Screen for Pre-Diabetes?
By Richard S. Beaser, M.D., and Richard Jackson, MD Can you name 7 symptoms of diabetes besides the classic symptoms of polyuria, polydipsia, and polyphagia as well as weight loss?….Read More »
Management of Glycemia During Hospitalization and Surgery Do you have three minutes to improve your patients’ care? In this week’s Clinical Text excerpt, we begin a new series with The Diabetes Ready Reference for Nurse Practitioners. Please take a few minutes to check out our first selection which provides …Read More »
By Richard S. Beaser, M.D., and Richard Jackson, MD If an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) is done and a diagnosis of diabetes is confirmed, do you need to perform another test? Do you know the procedures to perform an OGTT?….Read More »
2.7 Evaluation of the Intensity and Duration of the Effort The following is an excerpt that answers the questions regarding the evaluation of the intensity and duration of the effect of exercise. Intensity Effort intensity is well correlated with heart rate (HR) in the absence of heart rhythm abnormalities …Read More »
By Richard S. Beaser, M.D. Can insulin injections make you fat…? Find out when you read our latest excerpt from the Joslin Diabetes Deskbook:Read More »
by Jean-Jacques Grimm 2.5 Hyperglycemia Exercise can cause a rise in blood glucose in two situations when…Read More »
Joslin’s Diabetes Deskbook, 2nd Ed, Excerpt #4: Do Your Patients Self-Monitor Their Blood Glucose Enough?
By Richard S. Beaser, M.D. Chapter 3: Monitoring Diabetes: The Importance of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose and Glycohemoglobin Measurements (Overview)Read More »
by Jean-Jacques Grimm 2.3 Insulin Absorption The importance of changing the injection site when doing sports or being physically active continues to be actively debated.Read More »