A Cautionary Tale

from Jeff: I was sitting in the bathroom when I noticed the top of my infusion set was starting to come off at the edge.  So I reached for the SkinTac to stick it on until it was time to change sets.  Now, the top of the bottle had become sticky and so I was turning...

ADA: Weak Support for Carb Counting in T1D

By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner Published June 23, 2013 Action Points This study was...

Replacing Clinicians With Algorithms

www.medscape.com Eric J. Topol, MD Jul 01, 2013 Hello. I’m Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the ScrippsTranslational Science Institute and [Editor-in-Chief of Medscape]. In this series, The Creative Destruction of Medicine, named for the book I wrote, I’m...
We Recommend This Book: Cheating Destiny

We Recommend This Book: Cheating Destiny

Cheating Destiny:  Living with Diabetes by James S. Hirsch In Cheating Destiny, the best-selling author James S. Hirsch offers an incisive, sometimes surprising portrait of diabetes in America. Hirsch is intimately familiar with the disease: he has lived with type 1...
Root Cause of Diabetes?

Root Cause of Diabetes?

Boston Children’s Hospital Finds Root Cause of Diabetes They say that with just a little more study, they could possibly cure type 1 diabetes. By Melissa Malamut | Hub Health | June 13, 2013 4:31 pm Boston Children’s Hospital could be on the verge of curing type 1...