A Dose of Dr. E

“Standard Deviation” can sound like an intimidating term, but all it means is how much our blood sugars bounce around from day to day. It can be a really useful tool to help us know what times of day we’re in range, and where we might need to make some adjustments for better control.

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Dose of Dr. E: How to Save a Life with Glucagon

Everyone with type 1 should have a glucagon kit. Glucagon raises blood sugars if you’re having an extreme low. Learn how to use it and hear what new glucagon products are coming soon that will be much more user friendly!

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A Dose of Dr. E: Avoiding Vascular Complications

In this Dose of Dr. E, Dr. Edelman explains the difference between macro and microvascular complications, why it’s important to know the difference, and what you can do to protect yourself.

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A Dose of Dr. E: The Diabetes Warranty Program

Most people who have lived with diabetes for awhile know how important it is to have your A1c checked routinely, but there are several other “regularly scheduled maintenance” checkups Dr. Edelman recommends to help protect you against complications down the road.

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A Dose of Dr. E: Sick Day Rules

Should you give yourself more or less insulin if you’re sick?  What if you can’t hold anything down at all?  Are “sick day rules” different for people with type 1 than type 2?  Dr. Edelman explains what to do when you have the flu.

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Should You Get a Stress Test?

If you have diabetes, it’s especially important that you pay attention to your heart. Dr. Edelman explains who could benefit from a stress test and what the process involves.

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All I Want for Christmas Is My Aspirin

Dr. Edelman dishes up a dose of timely advice and explains the differences between the three main types of pain relievers, and precautions you should consider when taking them if you have diabetes. ?rel=0  

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A Dose of Dr. E: What Should Your A1c Really Be?

The A1c is one of the most important tests you can take for your diabetes, but what do you do with the results? Watch this “Dose of Dr. E” to find out!

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A Dose of Dr. E: Protecting Your Kidneys

It’s extra important to take good care of your kidneys if you have diabetes. In this edition of A Dose of Dr. E., Dr. Edelman shares three things you can do to help keep them healthy, strong, and working long!

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A Dose of Dr. E

Welcome to the new TCOYD Blog! Every month I’ll answer a question we get asked frequently regarding diabetes management. This month it’s all about statins!

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