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A 42-year-old patient was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes approximately one year ago and is currently taking metformin, a DPP-4 inhibitor, and a basal insulin dose (current daily dose .9 U/kg/day). Despite good compliance with her diet, exercise, and medication regimen, she reports postprandial glucose measurements of usually about 190 mg/dL. Her current A1C is 7.6%. Which of the following changes in her management do you consider most important? A. Add a sulfonylurea to her regimen B. Increase her basal insulin dose C. Add a pre-meal rapid-acting insulin D. Discontinue her basal insulin dose and add a prandial insulin dose Follow the link to see the answer.

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Current Interview: Henry Anhalt and Howard Steinberg

Henry Anhalt, DO (left), is a pediatric endocrinologist in Hackensack, NJ who was most recently the Chief Medical Officer of the T1D Exchange, a nonprofit organization that has created a new paradigm fostering collaboration among patients, physicians, researchers and industry to speed discovery of better therapies for type 1 diabetes. Howard Steinberg went from brand management at the Pepsi Cola Co to applying his personal understanding of diabetes - he has lived with type 1 diabetes since age 10 - to create the multimedia DTC platform dLife, which he founded in 2005.

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