Diabetes Evolutions: The Office Visit

The logbook was the thing. That little sheaf of pages, divided into box after box after box. Inside, filled-in blood glucose numbers from one day to the next, one time to the next. You would carry the logbook into your endocrinologist’s office. He or she would shuffle through the numbers, sometimes averaging them out with a pocket calculator. How accurate were those logbook numbers? They

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Type 1 & 2 Diabetes: Eight Tips for Super Blood Sugar Control

You’re heard the doctors. You’ve read the articles. You know all about tight control. Ever since the results from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial were published in 1993, everyone has known that reducing A1C levels staves off complications and keeps us healthy longer. We know this. And we’ve listened. But many type 1s–and even type 2s who aggressively manage their illness–suspect that they could

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