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Archive for November, 2010

Damn Hemoglobin A1C

November 22nd, 2010

In the past six months my HbA1c has gone up from 7.4 to 7.7. And I am certain my control is better. My readers managing autoimmune diabetes (T1D) may well be sputtering at my blasphemy. We are told: Be a good diabetic and get your HbA1c below 7. And 8 is dangerous! There are good [...]

Clinical Practice

Question from a medical student

November 7th, 2010

Ireceive many questions through this web site. Most are personal, often related to a family member with diabetes, but sometimes I use the email to inspire a column (see for example Back to Basics). This week I received my first question from a medical student. Question: Hello Dr. King! As a Type-1 diabetic of over [...]

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