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Exercise and Sport in Diabetes, 2nd Ed., Part 6


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 …

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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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