Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!
Emily Coles has this discussion running and I think it will be a hot topic (or I hope it is). The link to her post is:…
Children and A1c targets
Two articles have appeared less than 2 years about children and A1c targets. The first appeared in January, 2013. It warns parents and medical staff that “only approximately one-third of participants (in a study of over 60,000) met the age speciﬁc ADA and ISPAD targets for HbA1c. Although the majority of participants did meet…Continue
The price of vaccines!!
You might remember our friend (I use the term loosely) Elisabeth Rosenthal the medical reporter for the New York Times who wrote a rather biased piece about medical technology, (aimed really at diabetes medical technology) a few months ago (Rosenthal, 2014a). The article set off a bit of a fire storm in this community and I for…
What would I change about diabetes?
Not one thing. I know that sounds crazy right? I mean surely all diabetics would change something about our disease? Not me. I would not change a thing.
You have got to love the unpredictability, the sudden changes, the no rhyme or reason that comes with this disease. The lows, the highs, the times the…Continue
Saturday night June 5/6 2014 in Indianapolis
This blog is not about diabetes. I am sorry to write it here, but this is where I blog and I am afraid this topic is so important that I just cannot ignore it. Over this past weekend Indianapolis experienced two incidences of violence that simply have taken my breath away.…