I'm baaaaacckk... And this video topic is a big one for me.  I've written a whole lot about how much it irks me that so many patients get sent home with glucose meters and told to take a bunch of tests and record the numbers, without ever being told what to do with that information: How can it be useful for your health? So here's a brief video explanation in our 4th in the new "Learning with Liberty" instructional series.

 

 

News nuggets from around the diabetes community

NEWSFLASH: FDA Clears Dexcom Share Direct
Dexcom gets regulatory approval of its 'on-the-go' mobile apps for CGM data-sharing.
State of the Union: It's Time to Cure Diabetes
President launching new precision medicine initiative to better treat, cure diseases like diabetes.
'Robotic Pancreas' Appears On American Idol
Carlos Santana's nephew Adam Lasher shows off Dexcom G4 during live performance.

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Who remembers when they used to call them "glucometers"? And why does that sound so funny now?

 

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