Here's something highly appropriate for your Monday: an in-depth look at the "Top 10 Patient Gripes" of diabetes patients around the country -- a feature article researched and written by Yours Truly.

 

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The article is presented in the October issue of Diabetes Health magazine and is also available online now HERE.

So only 10 gripes, you ask?  Is that all?!  Heck, I had to stop somewhere. 

Now wouldn't you like to know what topped the list?  Here's a sneak preview of numbers one through three.  DRUMROLL, PLEASE.....

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.
Snail Uses Insulin to Poison Fish
New study shows these slow-moving creatures use toxic form of insulin to capture prey.
A New Square Patch Insulin Pump
Israeli company developing new reusable square insulin pump that has Bluetooth for smartphone communication.

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* The No. 1 Gripe of people living with diabetes is ... (envelope please)... "The Exasperating Things Other People Say."  Oh yes, THAT.

* In a close second is ... "Feeling Lost and Alone."  Yes, THAT TOO.

* And No.3 is ... "Frustration with Your Doctor."  AND THAT!!

For details on these universal stumbling blocks, plus some expert advice on how to overcome them, read the article, please.  Then stop back by here and let me know what you think, will ya? 

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