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Editor’s Desk: Pregnancy and Diabetes

Jan 24, 2012
 

Whenever we talk about diabetes and pregnancy the first thing that comes to mind is gestational diabetes associated with pregnancy in otherwise healthy patients. But what about those patients who have diabetes and then get pregnant? This week our Clinical Gem delves into the psychological and physical issues that we can expect to see in our patients.

Part 5 of our Homerun Slides from Stan Schwartz, MD, FACE, FACP, Emeritus Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pa. continues to expand on the basis for an Aggressive Pathophysiologic Approach to Cardiometabolic Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes.

 

There have been a lot of reports of cross use of insulin pens over the past year and now the FDA has issued a warning reminding all health professionals of the high risks of cross infection: check out the entire the warning by clicking here.