Years ago there was a famous singer, actor, and comedian, Jimmy Durante, who would often start or end a joke with the phrase ink-a dinka doo. However, after you read this week’s why starting low and going slow (http://www.diabetesincontrol.com/articles/85-clinical-gems/16343-joslins-diabetes-deskbook-updated-2nd-ed-excerpt-47-pharmacotherapy-of-type-2-diabetes-part-6)when it comes to treating new diabetes patients is not a very good idea, and Dr. Stanley Schwartz finishes up his Homerun Slides series on Obesity and Diabetes by looking at the weighty effects of diabetes medicines (http://www.diabetesincontrol.com/articles/87-homerun-slides/16344-obesity-2014-new-medical-therapies-part-9). Our Mastery In Minutes video features Kathie L. Hermayer, MD, and Pam Arnold, MSN, as they explain their work in lowering hospital hypoglycemia rates in the MUSC system (http://www.diabetesincontrol.com/articles/videos/16347-kathie-l-hermayer-md-and-pam-arnold-msn-q1-overview-of-musc-program-to-lower-incidences-of-hypoglycemia). … Read the Rest

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