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World Diabetes Day and a history lesson

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Monday, November 14, 2011

If you ask people what the greatest invention of the 20th century was, you'll get a host of answers: the Internet, cell phones, White Out.

Do I check my sugar? Yes. Do I write it down? Not so much.

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Monday, November 7, 2011

I was talking to the folks at the National Community Pharmacists Association last week and the subject of audits, especially for test strips, came up.

The great CGM experiment

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06/23/2011

"This thing costs $1,000. Please don't drop it in the toilet. With those words of wisdom, I was ready to go. I had the opportunity in May to use a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) for a week. The CGM tracks blood glucose levels 24/7 to pinpoint potentially problematic patterns.

Dear Stephanie

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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Lots of people with diabetes, particularly the Type 1 crowd, pass along comments and, more often, criticism of incorrect or misleading information when they come across it. It can be exhausting to keep up with educating the world one misinformed (or sometimes, lazy) reporter at a time.

The Holocaust, diabetes and a tale of resilience

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Friday, April 16, 2010

Here's a shout out to a blog I stumbled across this morning. It's called a sweet life and it's about diabetes.

Health care reform and the $22,000 employee

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

So, I am reading some health care reform news today on Crain's New York Business.com and there is an article about how disease state management programs can reign in costs for diabetes patients.

Go Blue for diabetes

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Friday, November 13, 2009

Tomorrow is World Diabetes Day.  Have you ever heard of it? It started in 1991 as a way to,  you guessed it, raise awareness about diabetes. The date, Nov.

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