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Media Article: I’ve seen over 8000 medical professionals – here’s what I’ve learned

Media Article: I’ve seen over 8000 medical professionals – here’s what I’ve learned
By: Esther Covington
Submitted By:Todd Lash, Publications Committee Chair

Today, I am a 40-year old with type 2 diabetes. I have been on glyburide since I was diagnosed four years ago and am otherwise healthy, although my blood pressure today is 140/96. I don’t check my glucose levels at home because I don’t have a monitor. Typically, I avoid sweets, but my diet is high in natural sugars, carbohydrates and starches. The only exercise I get is walking around on the floor of my retail sales job. My diabetic mother died of kidney failure, and I don’t want that to happen to me, which is why I’m seeing my doctor today.Read the full article here.

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Looking forward to the 2017 ASPE Conference, Alexandria, VA

Looking forward to the 2017 ASPE Conference, Alexandria, VA
By Val Fulmer, ASPE President-elect

ASPE Board of Directors President-elect Valerie Fulmer is the Director of the Standardized Patient Program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. In preparation for the 2017 ASPE Conference, “Building a Global Network to Expand Ideas and Knowledge,” in Alexandria, VA, Val shared some thoughts about what she is looking forward to at the conference:

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Introducing the ASPE eNews Blog

Introducing the ASPE eNews Blog
By Todd Lash, Publications Committee Chair

The ASPE Board of Directors and the Publications Committee are pleased to announce the launch of the new ASPE eNews Blog on the ASPE website. The new blog will serve as the repository and archive of all materials historically delivered to ASPE members through the newsletters, as well as all future materials.

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