Listen in to Kelly and Adam of diaTribe on our most recent edition of DSMA Live: ‘Rents. Kelly L. Close is the president of Close Concerns, Inc., a healthcare information firm focused on diabetes and obesity, and is the editor in chief of diaTribe, a free monthly online newsletter focused on new research and products for people
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Type 1, Type 2, LADA, Gestational, diabetes brought on by surgery . . . . the list of types of diabetes goes on. Each type may have differences, but ultimately they are all diabetes. When we think about it, there is a whole lot that all types have in common. However, that doesn’t mean we
Many of us jot down notes with questions and issues we’d like to discuss with our doctors during our appointments. It helps us arrive prepared and get the most of our time with our HCP. During our appointments, our doctors also make notes in our files. This month we wondered how many of us have
Two days after her first birthday, Joanne and Fred’s daughter, Elise, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Joanne and Fred join us for this week’s edition of ‘Rents to share how they handled managing diabetes in a child that young, how they made the decision to start pumping, how carb factors changed diabetes management, and
This month’s DSMA Blog Carnival topic goes back to the August 20th twitter chat, asking a question that I have a difficult time answering: Do you request a copy of your medical notes? If so, how often? If not, why? I hate to show my ridiculous ignorance on this subject, but the answer is no.