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Listed below are the names of the folks who bring you Diabetes Self-Management magazine and DiabetesSelfManagement.com.


Ingrid Strauch, Editor
Diane Fennell, Web Editor


Maryanne Schott Turner, Director of Manufacturing


James Moorehead, Circulation Director
Jason Pomerantz, Director of Digital Media
Vanessa Sendros Khan, Circulation Manager
Justin Patrick, Circulation Assistant


Kathy Jones Rizzi, Associate Publisher/Advertising


James W. Anderson, MD
Chief, Metabolic-Endocrine Section
VA Medical Center
Lexington, Kentucky

Danial Baker, PharmD
Director, Drug Information Center
Washington State University
Spokane, Washington

Virginia Peragallo-Dittko, APRN, BC-ADM, MA, CDE
Executive Director, Diabetes and Obesity Institute
Winthrop-University Hospital
Mineola, New York

David E. Goldstein, MD
Director, Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
University of Missouri Health Science Center
Columbia, Missouri

Laura Hieronymus, MSEd, RN, BC-ADM, CDE
DiabetesCare & Communications
Lexington, Kentucky

Irl B. Hirsch, MD
Medical Director, Diabetes Care Center
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Lois Jovanovic, MD
Chief Scientific Officer
Sansum Diabetes Research Institute
Santa Barbara, California

Daniel L. Lorber, MD
Medical Director
Diabetes Care and Information Center of New York
Flushing, New York

William H. Polonsky, PhD, CDE
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of California
San Diego, California

Charles A. Reasner, MD
Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas

Carolyn Robertson, APRN, MSN, CS, BC-ADM, CDE
Associate Director
New York Diabetes Program
New York, New York

Jeanne L. Rosenthal, MD
Attending Surgeon, Retinal Service
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
New York, New York

Barnard P. Shagan, MD
Director, Diabetes Education Center
Monmouth Medical Center
Long Branch, New Jersey

Richard M. Weil, MEd, CDE
Exercise Physiologist
St. Luke’s–Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, New York

Stephen Z. Wolner, DDS
New York, New York


Jean Betschart Roemer, MSN, MN, CPNP, CDE
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Nancy Cooper, RD, CDE
International Diabetes Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Robert S. Dinsmoor
South Hamilton, Massachusetts

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Carbohydrate Restriction: An Option for Diabetes Management
Some people find that decreasing the amount of carbohydrate they eat can help with blood glucose control. Here’s what to know about this approach.

Insulin Patch Pumps: A New Tool for Type 2
Patch pumps are simpler to operate than traditional insulin pumps and may be a good option for some people with Type 2 diabetes who need insulin.

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Learn what these micronutrients can and can’t do for you.

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