November 21, 2021

What is Carbohydrate?

What is a carbohydrate

For my client LifeScan Diabetes Institute, I wrote and recorded a three-minute video titled, What is Carbohydrate?

 
November 14, 2021

New Consensus Report from ADA and EASD on the Management of T1D in Adults, Summarized

reading reportIn late 2021 a new consensus report, The Management of Type 1 Diabetes in Adults, was published jointly by American Diabetes Association (in Diabetes Care) and European Study for Diabetes (EASD) (in Diabetologia). The report was developed by 14 content experts. The focus, interestingly, is on people 18 years of age and older.

 
November 7, 2021

Expanded Roles in Diabetes Care

Expanded Roles in Diabetes CareRDs who specialize in diabetes care have been expanding their roles and responsibilities for the last decade or so. In this article I delve into the recent changes to titles as well as organizations and the rationale for them.

 
October 25, 2021

Status Update: Connected Insulin Delivery Devices

Connected Device

Until recently the only ways to take insulin, other than using an insulin pump, was via traditional pens or vial and syringe. Due to engineering and technological innovation there’s a growing cadre of insulin delivery devices called connected insulin delivery devices. In this blog for T1D Exchange, I define “connected” devices and review the rationale for their need.

 
October 7, 2021

Meet the Expert – Hope Warshaw

Meet the Expert

Get to know me at bit better in this LifeScan Diabetes Institute Meet the Expert video with a longtime colleague Amparo Gonzalez, MPH, RN, CDCES.

 
September 19, 2021

Precision Diabetes Medicine and Nutrition Care – Ready for Prime Time?

Precision MedicinePrecision medicine, precision nutrition – both terms and concepts for personalized health care are becoming popular. But do we know enough yet to apply these concepts, and related knowledge, to make personalized recommendations?

 
September 9, 2021

Sugar and Sugar Substitutes: Weight, Glucose & Gut Health – Dr. John Sievenpiper & Hope Warshaw

 Sound Bites Podcast

I was once again delighted to appear on the award-winning and well-known nutrition podcast, Sound Bites, hosted by fellow RDN and CDCES, Melissa Joy Dobbins. I appeared on this episode (#189) with Dr. John Sievenpiper, one of the smartest scientist/researchers today on the topic of added sugars and sugar substitutes

 
August 18, 2021

Status Update: Automated Insulin Delivery Devices

While there’s LOTS of talk about what are now referred to as Automated Insulin Delivery (AID) systems (rather than artificial pancreas systems), many people don’t fully understand how these devices will work and what they’ll actually accomplish. This blog written for the T1D Exchange, describes the evolution to AID systems, details the current and near-future devices in a related table and discusses the clinical and mental health benefits of AID systems.

 
July 23, 2021

Latest News on CGM and Dexcom Straight from the CEO, Kevin Sayer

It’s not everyday that you get the offer to interview a diabetes device luminary. So I jumped at the chance to interview Kevin Sayer,

 
June 10, 2021

A Look Inside the FDA’s Review Processes for Medical Devices

FDA Approved LogoFor years I’ve heard the terms “FDA-approved,” “FDA-cleared,” and “510-k application,” associated with the review of medical devices at the U.S. FDA, but I wasn’t clear on their definitions.

 

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