Fructosamine: a Potentially Useful Surrogate
Under what circumstances may fructosamine levels be useful in monitoring glucose control?
The Uninsured, Hospitalized Patient
When someone in the hospital needs to see a specialist, particularly a specialty where there are so few of us, I don’t understand how one can just refuse.
Pump It Up: Steroid-Induced Diabetes
How would you treat glucose excursions in a patient treated with prednisone?
Happiness in Endocrinology
I believe it is the human aspect of my job that keeps me from flinging my laptop against the wall every day.
Diabetes Diagnosis: Discordance in the Air
When faced with a challenging diagnosis, does one test fit all?
Endocrinology Patient Satisfaction: How Far Is Too Far?
How do you manage a patient’s insistence on an unnecessary test or drug? Is patient satisfaction a factor?
SMBG: Troubleshooting with your Patients
Our blogger discusses potential issues your patients may face with self-monitoring of blood glucose and offers troubleshooting tips.
Five Fallacies (and Facts) about Diabetes
With the holidays upon us, this month’s topic is a timely one – diet/physical activity misconceptions you may hear from patients and their families.
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