The Changing Face of the Endocrinology Office

The Changing Face of the Endocrinology Office

When I was first diagnosed, in the dark ages, there were NO insulin pumps, NO CGM, NO blood glucose meters, NO HbA1c, NO disposable syringes, NO human recombinant DNA insulin.  Yup, certainly seem hard to believe … almost 50 years ago. Then came advances:  human...

No Medicare CGMS Coverage??? Are you kidding me?????

by Joanne Milo www.TheSavvyDiabetic.com 16 July 2014 Medicare (except in Advantage HMO plans) does not cover any CGMS. There are codes for sensors, receivers and transmitters! But their ruling, in 2008 (when they just came on the market), deemed them “precautionary.”...
From Dr. Gabe Mirkin: Soluble Fiber Helps to Control Diabetes

From Dr. Gabe Mirkin: Soluble Fiber Helps to Control Diabetes

May 19, 2013 by Gabe Mirkin, MD A study in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that taking in extra soluble fiber helps to control diabetes. Now all diabetics should follow two dietary rules. First, they should restrict severely foods that cause a high rise in...