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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.

Joslin’s Diabetes Deskbook, A Guide for Primary Care Providers, Updated 2nd Ed., Excerpt 2: Do You Know the Conditions that May Cause Inaccurate Results from the A1C Test?


By Richard S. Beaser, M.D.   Chapter 3: Monitoring Diabetes The Importance of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose and Glycohemoglobin Measurements The Glycohemoglobin Measurement (A1C) One of the functions of the red blood cells is to carry oxygen to the cells throughout the body. Hemoglobin within the red blood cells is …

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Psychology in Diabetes Care, 2nd Ed, Part 15


Edited by Frank J. Snoek and T. Chas Skinner Diabetes in Older Adults 4.3 Symptoms and their Representation Because the symptoms of diabetes in older adults are often slow to develop, less severe and longer lasting, and because they appear against a more complex background of somatic sensations, older persons …

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