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Time to eradicate hypoglycemia

I found out yesterday that on August 18th we lost a bright, energetic, amazing young man – 22 years old – because of hypoglycemia. Today I am attending the #beyondA1C Diabetes Outcome Measures FDA workshop. I mentioned last week that … Continue reading

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FDA looks #BeyondA1C

When I was at the recent #AADE16 meeting, I heard and read a lot about looking at outcomes other than A1C. This was the first time I actually heard someone mention “patient-driven outcomes.” Thinking about things that matter to people … Continue reading

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Food Labels and Diabetes

Food labels are something that diabetes educators spend a lot of time on. There’s some very good information and teachable moments in food labels. The Food and Drug Administration is now proposing some changes/updates to food labels. The whole point … Continue reading

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A voice for diabetes

It has come to my attention that the FDA is holding meetings with people who live with chronic conditions. The purpose of these meetings is to learn about the diseases – hopefully get a better understanding of what it’s like … Continue reading

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