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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COVID-19 & Diabetes: A Great Time to Evaluate Your Diabetes Regimen at Home!

With sheltering at home guidelines still in place, it can be challenging to keep diabetes management a priority. However, there’s a lot you can do to keep your diabetes regimen on track. Dr. Edelman and Dr. Pettus delve into areas you can check on yourself, including basal doses, insulin sensitivity/correction factors, carb ratios, pre-and-post meal blood sugars and lifestyle modifications. Take this time to take control of your diabetes!

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