Beyond HbA1c

Beyond HbA1c

Diabetes treatment (and diagnosis) has been based primarily on the Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) since the 1960s. A look beyond the % at some of the factors that may impact these numbers.

About the Flu and T1D

About the Flu and T1D

Tis the season... To get your flu shot! I always seem to get sick around the holidays.  Maybe it's the traveling or the big push at work/school before the holidays, but whatever it is I tend to get sick right around vacation. Last year set a record for length of flu season, which lasted a [...]

5 Things I’ve Learned so Far about Diabetes Management in the Hospital

5 Things I’ve Learned so Far about Diabetes Management in the Hospital

I've spent the last few weeks working with the metabolic support team and shadowing the diabetes team at a large hospital in western North Carolina. Here are 5 things I’ve learned so far about diabetes management in the hospital: 1. Diabetes Knowledge is Limited We expect our providers to know everything about every condition, but [...]