February 2010

Is diabetes a disability? James Hirsch’s son, Garrett, wants to know.


diaTribe #20 – a special reunion issue and a time for reflection.

(S)he said what?!?

With too much hard work, we all start to feel a little burnt out – the pancreas is no exception!

Two new exciting JDRF partnerships highlight the changing landscape in diabetes.

Carol King recounts her “Victoza Journey,” detailing her experiences with the new type 2 diabetes drug.

diaTribe catches up with Dr. Richard Bergenstal, president of the American Diabetes Association.

A thorough review and “how-to” on the drug Symlin (Amylin’s pramlintide).

Metformin moonlights as a preventative cancer treatment.

Dr. Roman Hovorka’s exciting work on the artificial pancreas.

Pass the streusel: the 45th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Vienna, Austria.

Canagliflozin (SGLT2 inhibitor for type 2), teplizumab (CD3 inhibitor for type 1), and bariatric surgery (for type 2).

Kerri Morrone Sparling takes the next step: her path to CGM.