How to Eat 3 Donuts and Stay In Range

Steve and Jeremy can turn almost anything into friendly competition, and here they use two different methods to try to stay in range after crushing three donuts. But let’s be clear: this was not an excuse to chow down on maple gazed, but rather to point out that, when you’re equipped with the right tools and the right education, you can eat the foods you like in moderation. But donut try this at home…

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Bad Doctor, Good Patient AND Good Doctor, Bad Patient: Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care

Dr. Edelman takes on the role of an indifferent, judgy doctor and Dr. Pettus plays a clueless patient in these exaggerated scenarios that emphasize the importance of good communication during doctor’s appointments.

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Carbs vs. Calories: Don’t Be Out to Lunch!

Is it more important to consider carbs or calories when you’re trying to make smart food choices to manage diabetes? It depends on your goals to some degree, but you don’t want to focus so much on one that you lose sight of the other. Dr. Edelman shares some of his favorite foods that balance both.

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Diabetes & the COVID-19 Vaccine: We Got Ours and Our Bromance is BACK!

We couldn’t wait until the COVID-19 vaccines arrived, but now that they are here, we have questions. Are they safe? Will they affect people with diabetes differently? Can you be a carrier for COVID-19 even after you get vaccinated? Dr. E. and Dr. P. answer the most commonly asked questions about the current U.S. options from Moderna and Pfizer.

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Glucagon Saved Our Butts: Dr E. & Dr. P. Share Their Personal Scares

If two smart, good-looking, accomplished endocrinologists can have dicey episodes of severe hypoglycemia, anyone can. Dr. E and Dr. P talk about what happened when they each went so low they had to break into their emergency glucagon. They discuss the newest, easy-to-use glucagon options and share what’s coming down the pike.

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A Dose of Dr. E: A Peek and a Poke Inside My Eye Appointment

Dr. Edelman brings us along on his eye appointment with Retina Specialist Dr. Nikolas London, who shares the best ways to prevent the onset and progression of diabetic eye disease. They take us into the exam room to explain the process of getting an eye injection (yes, a little scary but no, not painful) for Dr. Edelman’s routine treatment.

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A Dose of Dr. E: Frozen Shoulder: How to “Let It Go”

Many people with diabetes (both type 1 and type 2) seem to be susceptible to something called “frozen shoulder”. Dr. Edelman has been living with this painful condition for over a year, but physical therapy has worked wonders. Dr. E’s PT explains the causes of frozen shoulder and gives treatment options that can thaw the freeze to get you back on track.

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