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Editor’s Note, DCMS #169

What would you do if you had a patient with type 1 diabetes, unusual fatigue, weight gain, and an A1c 1.3% higher than her previous one? If it was weight gain and a lower A1c it might mean one thing; higher A1c and lower weight would mean something else; but what …

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Care4Life Diabetes


Voxiva, Inc. Free iOS/Android From the Care4Life team which developed a support website for diabetes patients comes this new app to help you help your patients. Care4life is a personal diabetes program that helps your patients take better control of their type 2 diabetes, make healthy choices and avoid complications. …

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Letter from the Editor #709:

Happy Holidays from all of us at Diabetes In Control.   As I was reviewing the articles for this week I got a call at the pharmacy from a 40 year old patient asking me to refill her two diabetes drugs: metformin and glyburide. As I was processing the prescriptions …

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Diabetes and Disney


Diabetes and Disney  Lilly Diabetes and Disney have announced that their custom books for children and families with type 1 diabetes are now available online. The digital books explore real-life challenges and stories of children with type 1 diabetes participating in sports activities, birthday parties and other social events. These …

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Asante Snap Insulin Pump


  Asante Snap Insulin Pump  Asante Snap’s benefits include: prefilled cartridges, automatically fills tubing (autoprime), 25% lighter than the leading pump, never needs to have the battery changed or charged, uses glass cartridges scientifically proven to keep insulin at high quality, plus first-time users were able to complete critical tasks …

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Corneal Nerve Fiber Loss May Predict Diabetic Neuropathy

New data presented at the World Diabetes Congress showed type 1 diabetes patients who developed diabetic neuropathy had significantly lower corneal nerve fiber length at baseline than those who did not develop the condition during a three-year follow-up period. Evaluating corneal nerve fiber length may be a useful means to …

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Diabetes May Cause Early Menopause

Female type 2 diabetes patients younger than 45 years were more than three times as likely to experience early menopause than their healthier peers, a study indicated. Researchers also found the mean age of menopause in women with diabetes was 48.5 years, compared with 50.1 years in those without diabetes. …

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