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the trivia time winner

=>Last month: we asked for the name (or acronym) of the liver condition that affects the majority of people with diabetes who are overweight. 

CONGRATS: Michael Feinberg, a physician with T1D for 40 years from Middlebury, CT, USA, for being the first person with the correct answer!

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ANSWER: NAFLD, or non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. 

It is caused by an unusual buildup of fat in the liver and can lead to serious liver damage if not managed properly.  There are often no symptoms, but fatigue and discomfort in the upper right belly area are common.

NAFLD affects about 10-20% of the general population but is much more common in people with diabetes – particularly those who are overweight. Routine blood tests can often determine if you have NAFLD.

Treatments include weight loss, lowering cholesterol & triglycerides, avoiding alcohol, and of course, tight glucose management.

THIS MONTH’S NEW TRIVIA QUESTION:

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In this age of continuous glucose monitoring “Time-In-Range” is the new buzzword.

For most people, it refers to the percentage of time spent with glucose levels between 70 and 180 mg/dl (3.9 and 10 mmol/l).

According to the American Diabetes Association, at least what percent of time should be spent “in-range”?

Win a 1-on-1 personal training session!

*The 1st person with the correct answer wins a 1-on-1 personal training session – OR – exercise/glucose management consultation
with IDS exercise physiologist/CDCES extraordinaire, Kathryn Gentile MS, CDCES!

Submit your answer here:

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