Monthly Archives: November 2011

School Age Children and Diabetes | Better family relations make for better control

The family environment can have a major impact on a child’s glycemic control and attitude toward diabetes care.  Similarly, the child’s metabolic control can influence family dynamics. The goal of diabetes therapy for school-aged children is what diabetes educators refer … Continue reading

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Elliott P. Joslin | diabetes pioneer

Who was Elliott P. Joslin, M.D., and why is he so important? Dr. Joslin—most often referred to as “EPJ”—is considered the pioneer in diabetes. He was the first doctor in the U.S. to specialize in the disease, and this distinction … Continue reading

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Holiday Time and Diabetes | eleven common sense rules

  Dietitians aren’t the most revered people around this time of year. The general perception is that we take the jolly out of holiday gatherings. I love good food and I love to eat. And I completely believe in the … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Employment Rights | what you should know

If you have diabetes, the issue of your employment rights can seem a bit complicated. Still there are some basic guidelines anyone with diabetes who is or wants to become gainfully employed should know. It pays to become familiar with … Continue reading

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