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by David Kliff - The Diabetic Investor

Insulin pump therapy has long been recognized as one of the most effective therapy options for both Type 1 and intensively managed Type 2 patients. There are hundreds if not thousands of studies that have shown how the use of an insulin pump improves patient outcomes. Over the years insulin pumps have made some substantial leaps in terms of usability features and benefits. While more complex than multiple daily injection (MDI) therapy, insulin pump therapy has also become more patients and physician friendly.

by David Kliff - The Diabetic Investor

Diabetes management has changed dramatically with each new technological innovation. It wasn’t that long ago when knowing a patient’s glucose level was basically guess work. Yes there were tools to measure glucose, however these tools were difficult to use and highly inaccurate. This all changed with the invention of blood glucose monitors which measured glucose using a drop of blood.  Although the process wasn’t perfect; for the first-time patients were able to accurately measure their glucose levels on a regular.


By now, physicians may have an idea of what’s to come this flu season, based on how the flu season has already played out in other parts of the world. In previous years, however, despite forewarnings, the United States and European countries are sometimes caught off guard with a “Perfect Storm” of challenges for the influenza season. Physician offices should be stocking up on flu tests and other supplies in preparation for this year’s flu season. What do they need to know before they choose a flu test?