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A1C Inaccuracy

In which of the examples can HbA1c be inaccurate? (When presented to 200 medical professionals, 20% got it wrong.) A. Recent blood transfusion B. Renal failure C. G6PD deficiency D. Medication Uwe (e.g. aspirin) E. All of the above Follow the link for the answer.

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Fruit Recommendations

Do you recommend less fruit or no fruit in the diet of your patients with type 2 who have excessive high blood glucose? Follow the link to share your opinion.

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #122: The Insulin Resistance Syndrome Part 3

Adipose-derived markers and insulin resistance: Whilst rising BMI or waist circumference are clearly linked to insulin resistance and risk for T2DM, a number of adipose-derived factors have attracted interest with respect to determining insulin resistance. Adiponectin, as recently reviewed, has been the most notable of these biomarkers. Adiponectin is unlike the other adipocyte hormones in that its concentrations decline with rising obesity. Therefore low levels predict higher risk for T2DM but there are a number of complexities in this relationship.

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