The Goofus and Gallant of Diabetes

Who do you relate to more when it comes to diabetes management? An angel who follows the recommended guidelines (Jeremy/Gallant), or a stubborn hellion easily influenced by temptation (Steve/Goofus)? Check out some of these scenarios from Dr. E. and see if you are who you think you are.

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Thanks for Humoring Me

Researchers from the University of Northern Colorado studied the relationship between humor and diabetes and whether or not it can affect A1c. Spoiler alert: their study provides a legit excuse to binge-watch your favorite funny guilty pleasures – for your health.

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It’s Not Just About Your A1c

What is the best way to know what your average blood glucose has been over the past few months? It is not the A1c test! The A1c test has many faults and, of course, the time in range, glycemic variability, and other measurements for glycemic control are of greater value to those of us with type 1. Irl is an international expert on this topic and will help you demystify A1c.

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