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October 17, 2015

Last Friday, I had my six interns gather at a local restaurant for an insulin sit-down. We ran some scenarios for converting patients from basal insulin to mixed insulins, and for adding mealtime insulins. As they were offering their answers, it became very apparent that they were not well-versed in …

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Losing Weight with Diabetes: What Prevents It and Causes Weight Gain

I recently was included in a discussion on a Facebook group for athletes with diabetes about how hard it can be to lose weight through exercise. While I would never claim to have all the answers on this topic, here are some ideas about what can make you gain weight or keep you from losing weight with diabetes, based on my decades of professional and personal experience with diabetes and weight management, and what you can do about it.

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