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  1. Bennet
    Bennet May 14, 2013 at 9:19 am | | Reply

    “I learned there are a lot of smart people hard at work trying figure out what’s under the hood of diabetes.”

    This is exactly my feeling about the Joslin Symposium on Type 1.
    http://www.ydmv.net/2013/05/joslin-challenges-and-opportunities-in.html

    It is exciting to see these folks exchange comments that sail over my head but know they know what they are going on about. On the other hand I know enough to translate some of what they say into simple english. Roughly translated they don’t know what causes the autoimmune attack, how to stop it or how to regrow beta cells.

    Thanks Wil. LY/MI Bro.

  2. Brian (bsc)
    Brian (bsc) May 14, 2013 at 12:30 pm | | Reply

    Thanks for the great summary. I have always looked to AACE for leadership in diabetes guidelines but have watched in dismay over their recent changes. Loosening in their targets is but one disappointment. Another shocker was finding that they are now “locking down” their guidelines. After initially being available, the link to the new glycemic control algorithm on the aace site (https://www.aace.com/files/glycemic-control-algorithm.pdf) now points you to a place where you can buy it for $30. That is really helpful to all those healthcare professionals in the trenches. Fortunately, someone snagged it and uploaded it to the cloud, so grab it while you can (http://s3.amazonaws.com/enp-network-assets/production/attachments/10921/original/glycemic-control-algorithm.pdf).

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