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Annals Graphic Medicine: The Daily Grind: A Day in the Life of Someone Living With DiabetesThe Daily Grind FREE

Catherine H.Y. Yu, MD; and Julie H.Y. Man, MSc
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Conceived, written, and edited by Catherine H.Y. Yu, MD, and drawn and animated by Julie H.Y. Man, MSc.

Disclosures: Authors have disclosed no conflicts of interest. Forms can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=G15-0002.

Author Information: Dr. Catherine Yu is an endocrinologist with an interest in the role of integrative health informatics tools in patient and clinician education and behavior change. Julie Man is a designer who strives to make complex data more accessible through visual communication, appropriately used media/methods, and an in-depth understanding of the target audience and their needs ().

Corresponding Author: Catherine H.Y. Yu, MD; e-mail, cat.yu@utoronto.ca.

Author Contributions: Conception and design: J.H.Y. Man, C.H.Y. Yu.

Drafting of the article: C.H.Y. Yu.

Critical revision for important intellectual content: C.H.Y. Yu.

Final approval of the article: J.H.Y. Man, C.H.Y. Yu.

Provision of study materials or patients: C.H.Y. Yu.

Obtaining of funding: C.H.Y. Yu.

Administrative, technical, or logistic support: J.H.Y. Man, C.H.Y. Yu.

Collection and assembly of data: C.H.Y. Yu.

Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(9):GM1. doi:10.7326/G15-0002
© 2015 American College of Physicians
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Great Insight
Posted on November 3, 2015
Gabriela Spencer Bonilla
KER Unit
Conflict of Interest: None Declared
Great, tangible insight into what it is like to live with and manage diabetes. Considering the burden of treatment is important, especially in chronic disease, where treatment is ongoing and can be a lot of work (physical, emotional, cognitive, etc.). Graphic resonates with goals of Minimally Disruptive Medicine (http://minimallydisruptivemedicine.org/), which seeks to minimize treatment burden while working toward patient goals.
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