The Importance of Diabetes Education for Patients and Providers
The results of the landmark Diabetes Control and Complications Trial proved that intensive management of diabetes can significantly improve diabetes outcomes. The education of both the healthcare professional and patient is a key component in the successful management of diabetes. Join host Dr. Stev
The Certified Diabetes Educator: A Key Role in the Diabetes Team
Diabetes educators focus on helping patients living with diabetes and related conditions achieve behavior change goals and lead to better clinical outcomes and improved health status. How has the role of the certified diabetes educator changed in the management of diabetes? Join host Dr. Steven Edel
The Diabetes Infrastructure: Regulation & Reimbursement
The prevalence of diabetes complications and its associated costs represent an infrastructure that may be virtually unsustainable in the near future. Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, editor-in-chief of the diabetes publications Closer Look and Diabetes Close Up, Kelly Close, as they discu
The Potential of Immunotherapy in Type 1 Diabetes
Development of a combination therapy is showing significant promise in type 1 diabetes when caught in the early stages. What are some immuno-therapies currently being evaluated for treating type 1 diabetes? Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, director of the Center for Type 1 Diabetes Resear
Dr. and Mother's Involvement in Neonatal Diabetes
Dr. Louis Philipson from The University of Chicago, discusses with Laurie Jaffe, mother of Patient, her involvement with Neonatal Diabetes, a rare mutation of Type 1 Diabetes. How they discovered treatment for her daughter Lily.
Recognizing ‘Diabetes Burnout’ Early Is Key to Heading It Off
UPI.com Living with diabetes -- especially if you need insulin to survive -- is a never-ending job that can be life-threatening if done wrong. That constant daily stress can lead to "diabetes burnout," a new study says. Diabetics experiencing burnout are mentally and physically exhausted, feeling...
The Increasing Role of the Pharmacist in Diabetes Care
The management of diabetes is a sophisticated multi-disciplinary approach. There are multiple benefits to both the physician treating diabetes patients and the patients themselves by increasing the role of the pharmacist to provide a collaborative approach to care and placing the patient at the cent
Healthcare Reform and Implications for the Treatment of Diabetes
Healthcare reform will have significant implications for both patients living with diabetes and the healthcare professionals treating diabetic patients. How will healthcare reform impact current treatment, access and affordability? Join host Dr. Steven Edelman and his guest, executive vice president
Intensive Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes
Dr. Lori Laffel, chief of the Pediatric and Adolescent Section at Joslin Clinic and an Investigator in the section on Genetics and Epidemiology at Joslin Diabetes Center as well as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School discusses intesive therapy for Type 1 diabetes.
Inpatient and Outpatient Recommendations for Diabetes
The transition from hospital to home for patients with diabetes can be challenging, from glycemic targets, guidelines for initiating insulin therapy, the various types of insulin and oral agents to general nutrition. What are the current recommendations for the transition from hospital to home for p