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LLP027: Why blood sugar isn't important in diabetes

By Dr. Berry Pierre

Somehow I went this far without talking about a disease that a day doesn't go by that I don't see it one way shape or form. Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects almost 30 million people here in the United States. It cost the health care system approximately $250 billion each year to take care of and the co-morbidities associated with diabetes are as long as a grocery lists. I have told my students in the past that diabetes isn't something I wished on my worst enemy for very good reasons which we will talk about today.    Links/Resources  Why I wouldn't wish it on my own enemy Organization website   In this episode you will learn: What is diabetes Startling facts on diabetes Symptoms of the disorder Three most common types of diabetes What is it like in the hospital setting Social Links Join the lunch and learn community - Follow the podcast on Facebook - Follow the podcast on twitter - @LunchLearnPod - use the hashtag #LunchLearnPod if you have any questions, comments or requests for the podcast For More Episodes of the Lunch and Learn with Dr. Berry Podcasts    To share your thoughts: Leave a comment  Share this show on Twitter, Facebook    If you are looking to help the show out Leave a review on Apple Podcast  because your ratings and reviews are what is going to make this show so much better Just like I said earlier subscribe on Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud and tell just one friend to subscribe as well.   Download the MP3 Audio file, listen to the episode however you like.

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