Dec 28, 2015


As we finish up the holiday season and everyone gets ready to set their New Year’s resolutions, there is no doubt that this is the most stressful time of the year. Many of our patients seem to have their worst control around the holidays. This is usually 100% blamed on their food choices, with all the holiday treats the season has to offer. However, this is not necessarily the only reason for the problem: this week in our clinical textbook series we look at the effects of increased stress on treatment, and how that most likely is affecting glucose levels as well.

If you are wondering how cardiologists decide which is more important, blood glucose or blood pressure — and why — then check out our Homerun Slides and our publisher’s interview with Dr. Richard Bergman.


Your partner in diabetes care,
Dave Joffe