September/October 2006
EDITOR'S PAGE

Forecast: 48.3 Million With Diabetes in 2050?
By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

TODAY’S PRACTICE

The Often-Forgotten Dental Care Connection
By J. Edward Kendrick, DDS

Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Beneficial Intervention in Diabetes
By Laura Suarez, Managing Editor

The Nationwide Shortage of Subspecialty Pediatricians
By Laura Suarez, Managing Editor

ISSUES IN DIABETES

Self-Management Support to Control Depression
By Doriane C. Miller, MD

Diagnosis and Treatment of PCOS:
With an Eye Toward Pregnancy
By Lois Jovanovic, MD

Steps to Improving Inpatient
Blood Glucose Control
By Donna Martin, MS, RN,C, CDE

Complications Of Diabetes:
Honing Your Detective Skills
By Beverly Dyck Thomassian, RN, BC-ADM, MPH, CDE

NEUROPATHY

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Bell’s Palsy
May Predate Diabetes Diagnosis
By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

RETINOPATHY

Vision Care Interventions Aimed
at Latinos are Needed
Reviewed by Rohit Varma, MD, MPH

NEPHROPATHY

Nephrologists Unprepared for End-of-Life Decisions
Reviewed by Sara N. Davison, MD, FRCP, MHSc, BHSc

Radical Kidney Cancer Surgery a CKD Risk Factor
Reviewed by William C. Huang, MD

Transplant Cures Rats With Type 2 Diabetes
Reviewed by Marc R. Hammerman, MD

Coalition Calls for Earlier Intervention in Type 2 Diabetes
By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

Continuing Medical Education

Industry News and Innovations

Conference Calendar

5 Questions with Larry C. Deeb, MD