What do the new ADA guidelines have to say about treating children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes?Read More »
Even patients without diabetes may be at a higher risk for complications and mortality if their blood glucose is elevated.Read More »
Self-management of diabetes can be more successful when telemonitoring is included.Read More »
Researchers continue to uncover the many ways uncontrolled hyperglycemia can damage the body.Read More »
A new study shows that resolving iron deficiency and or vitamin B12 deficiency anemia may affect A1c levels. One of the most common tools used to screen for and evaluate a person’s control of diabetes is a glycated hemoglobin (A1c) test. An A1c test is advantageous because it reflects a patient’s …Read More »
Differing fasting glucose levels may reveal more information than just sugar level and how well it is managed.Read More »
A retrospective observational study seeks to determine absolute risk of death due to CVD, cancer, and other causes in patients who experienced a severe hypoglycemic event.Read More »
Simple add-on therapy can reduce insulin use for patients with type 2 diabetes.Read More »
Because of metabolic memory, complications of poor glucose control may not be reversed and will continue to progress even after glucose levels are normalized.Read More »
I recently received a text message from a type 1 patient who has been wearing a pump for over ten years.
"I need your guidance. My blood sugars have been in the high 200s and 300s since Thursday. I woke up with a 398 blood sugar. I've been eating out a lot and drinking too much. I need to follow a rigorous low carb diet and less alcohol." I called the patient and let her know I was sorry to hear she was feeling overwhelmed....