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David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA

David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
(Editor-in-Chief Diabetes In Control) A graduate of University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, he has practiced in the Tampa Bay area since 1986, has been providing diabetes and cardiovascular care in Tampa Bay since 1995, and spent 2 years as an Eckerd Patient Care Pharmacist managing over 100 diabetes patients. Dave currently sees patients in over 30 primary care and endocrinologists offices.

Sept 15, 2018

This week, our friends at Team Novo Nordisk, the only professional cycling team comprised of riders with type 1 diabetes, completed their most successful season. As many of you know, both myself and our publisher, Steve Freed, are avid cyclists and I am currently on track to hit 7,000 miles …

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Sep 13, 2018

The addition of mealtime insulin to a patient’s diabetes regimen can definitely increase the risk of hypoglycemia. This can be exacerbated if the patient is not counting carbs or doing before-meal glucose checks. This month in our special edition we look at the value of using an SGLT-2 Inhibitor instead …

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Sept. 11, 2018

The age-old question of which came first “the chicken or the egg” takes on new meaning this week in relation to what you can eat and, more importantly, in what order. Dr. Alpana Shukla, Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine, sat down with Joy Pape, our Medical Editor, at the recent ADA …

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Sept. 8, 2018

We depend on our interns to help us bring you the best in diabetes news and information, and a lot of times when I look at all they have to learn, it amazes me. There is so much more to being a pharmacist now than when Steve and I went …

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Sept. 4, 2018

A couple of weeks ago, I received an email from NSI, the National Stem Cell Institute, that contained their latest newsletter. This one focused on using adipose tissue-derived stem cells to repair meniscus tears. This caught my eye because three of my fellow cyclists had avoided surgery by having this procedure …

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Sept 1, 2018

Last week, we celebrated my daughter’s 31st birthday and this week we have a couple of articles related to her. I was looking for a nice blouse that she had in mind and was in H&M in the mall. While looking in the women’s department, I saw a mom with …

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Aug. 28, 2018

In our Saturday newsletter we had a great feature about how weight loss in certain patients can cause reversal of diabetes. This week in our Mastery newsletter, Medical Editor Joy Pape shares her candid interview with Dr. George Bray, Professor of Medicine Emeritus at LSU, that she did at the …

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Aug. 25, 2018

This week our Pharm D candidate, Melissa Bailey, was looking at how some patients actually can reverse their diabetes by losing weight. We have all told our patients this, but how many times could you actually identify which patients would actually succeed if they tried? Melissa was able to peruse …

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Aug. 21, 2018

As is often the case, once we provide you with a cutting edge interview or new product, many of you ask for a much increased explanation, and a deeper knowledge base. Last week in our Diabetes Mastery newsletter, we had an interview with Dr. Stanley Schwartz where he discussed his …

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Aug. 18, 2018

Early in my diabetes career, our publisher and my mentor, Steve Freed, had me live like I had diabetes for 2 weeks. I had to check my glucose before every meal, and count my carbs and calculate an insulin dose each time I ate. Although I didn’t have diabetes, he …

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