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April 16, 2019

When I would see male diabetes patients in the endocrinologist’s office, we would always order a testosterone level as part of the labs. It seemed that regardless of the severity of their diabetes or their age, the majority of these men had low levels. The association between low testosterone and …

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Pump Setting Changes May Go Unnoticed

Recently a pump user reported a sudden increase in her glucose levels lasting a couple of days. Her blood sugars were elevated to 275-320mg/dL, with no ketones present.  Changing her infusion sets did not help. Nor did rotating to a new injection site or even using a fresh vial of insulin. After reviewing her insulin pump we noticed a symbol on her “home screen” saying that a special feature was running.

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