Each “Two Minutes With Diabetes” entry is a brief and instructive case study, meant to take “two minutes” to read and digest.A 71-year-old man does not wish to inject insulin more than once a day.
A blood glucose of 413 mg/dl prompts a doctor visit.
A colleague asks whether he should initiate insulin.
A patient asks, "Why is my blood sugar so high?"
A patient asks, “Do I have diabetes?”
A patient is intrigued by the prospect of a quick fix.
A successful management program should generally not be changed.
Gustatory sweating is an uncommon complication of diabetes.
Hypoglycemia may be mistaken for drunkenness.
Regular exercise can prevent worsening glycemic control.
The majority of patients with Type 2 diabetes will require insulin.
Type 1 diabetes can develop at any time in life.