Jillian Popel

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Episode 58: Type 2 Diabetes – how sweet it isn’t – Part IV

In episode 58, the fourth in our installment of podcasts on diabetes, we briefly talk about the evidence surrounding intensive glucose lowering (ACCORD, ADVANCE, VADT and UKPDS trials) - podcasts #9 and #38 did this in more detail. Read more »

Episode 57: Type 2 Diabetes – how sweet it isn’t – Part III

In episode 57, we continue yet again with the topic of type 2 diabetes. In this podcast, we talk about monitoring HbA1C, self-monitoring of blood glucose and, diabetes education in general. We hear Jillian Popel suggest not only is self-monitoring of glucose not really useful when it comes to overall glucose control, it in fact might be harmful. Read more »

Episode 56: Type 2 Diabetes - how sweet it isn’t - Part II

Episode 56 continues from where we left off last time with type 2 diabetes. In this podcast, we bring out the numbers and put the risks of diabetes into context by discussing the absolute cardiovascular risks associated with different levels of HbA1c. In addition, we talk about other things to look at in the evaluation of type 2 diabetes and Jillian Popel again joins us for the ride. Read more »

Episode 55: Type 2 Diabetes - how sweet it isn't

Episode 55 starts off a "sweet" new topic - type 2 diabetes. In the first podcast on this topic we talk about the whole issue of the diagnosis of diabetes, how to make the diagnosis and to some degree what the diagnosis means. Read more »

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