May/June
EDITOR'S PAGE

The Peanut Butter and Jelly Principle of Microvascular Disease
By Richard M. Bergenstal, MD, Chief Medical Editor

NEWS
May / June 2005

TODAY'S PRACTICE

Depression Linked to Inadequate Medication Adherence
Reviewed by Amy M. Kilbourne, PhD, MPH

Diabetic Patients Lost Weight, Improved Blood Sugar on Low-Carb Diet
By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

ISSUES IN DIABETES

Appropriate Primary Care Could Save $2.5 Billion Annually
Reviewed by Anne Elixhauser, PhD

Gene That Controls Fat Identified
Reviewed by Karen Reue, PhD

NEUROPATHY

ADA Releases Diabetic Neuropathies Statement
By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

Removable Cast Walkers: More Successful When Rendered Irremovable
By David G. Armstrong, PhD, DPM

Foot Disease Greatly Affects Quality of Life
By Andreas Katsambas, MD

Wound Healing: The Next Milennium
By Madhuri Reddy, MD, FRCPC

Erectile Dysfunction Associated with HbA1c Levels in Diabetic Men
Reviewed by Ernani Luis Rhoden, MD

RETINOPATHY

Differences in Perceived Barriers to Diabetic Eye Care
Reviewed by M. Elizabeth Hartnett, MD

NEPHROPATHY

Agents in Development for the Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy
Reviewed by Kei Fukami, MD

Database Review of Routine Lab Test Could Identify Kidney Trouble
Reviewed by Amit X. Garg MD

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