Guarding against the next time, preparing for it anyway.

I had a crazy low recently. They don’t happen very often anymore, but on the rare occasions when they do, they’re scary. It’s hard to describe it to someone who’s never experienced this before. It’s one of those situations where you’re cognizant enough to know what’s happening, but you have to fight like hell to […]

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Diabetes Core Update – July 2019

Diabetes Core Update is a monthly podcast that presents and discusses the latest clinically relevant articles from the American Diabetes Association’s four science and medical journals – Diabetes, Diabetes Care, Clinical Diabetes, and Diabetes Spectrum. Each episode is approximately 20 minutes long and presents 5-6 recently published articles from ADA journals. Intended for practicing physicians […]

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Why Doctors Oppose Self-management

When doctors resist changes to policies or practices that would support patients’ autonomy or voice, they act oppressively. Explanations from patient activists and doctors’ own understanding can lift that oppression, but often only after patients have suffered unnecessarily. Williamson, C. The Emancipation of Patients: a theory whose time has come. British Journal of General Practice, March […]

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