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Transforming Diabetes Care: GlucosePATH Makes Personalized Medication Recommendations

Diabetes Connections Type 2

Release Date: 05/29/2024

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GlucosePATH uses computer science and clinical data to evaluate every possible treatment option, using data from the patient, FDA, and peer-reviewed journals, in just a few seconds. It was created by computer scientist Len Testa and endocrinologist Dr. Bradly Eilerman.

Len Testa is also co host of the fabulous Disney Dish podcast and the creator of Touring Plans the app and service of The Unofficial Guides to Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Disney Cruise Line. Testa is all about the math of theme parks – his guides are there to maximize the magic as he says – to make your waits shorter and save money – and it’s all based on calculations from his team.

Disney very recently made some changes to their Disability Access Services program – often referred to as a DAS pass at Disney World and Disney Land. We’re going to talk about why this happened, what it means for you, and what else is going on at Disney.

Note: this interview was taped BEFORE the changes took place.

More about Len Testa's Touring Plans here

More about the DAS changes here

We’re also spending some time talking about a new service for doctors called Glucosepath and about a new surprising study about cortisol and diabetes. I’ll also explain how these two guests can talk about all of these issues..

Dr. Eilerman also talks about the Catalyst study which looks at people with type 2 diabetes and measures cortisol. 

This podcast is not intended as medical advice. If you have those kinds of questions, please contact your health care provider.

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