woman holds magnifying glass in front of stomach over green background

How Your Gut Health Can Affect Diabetes

The human gut is teeming with trillions of microscopic organisms (or microbes) like bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa. These microbes create our microbiome, which...
woman putting contact in her blue eye, blue background

New Smart Contact Lens Could Be a Game-Changer for Glucose Testing

With so much new technology being developed for diabetes, it seems the future may be closer than we think. The Abbott FreeStyle Libre changed the game...
finger pointing to smart watch with blood drop displayed on it

Apple Watch Detects Diabetes

According to an ongoing, large-scale UCSF study, your Apple Watch may be able to detect diabetes and prediabetes with 85% accuracy. Paired with the...
people type into devices with thought bubbles on green background

Join Our Community Forum

Do you wish you had someone to talk to about your diabetes who understands what you’re going through? We have a community forum where you can...

Diabetes: The Numbers

The number of people with diabetes worldwide is growing rapidly. Here are some of the staggering statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO). Between...
Lifelong risks of gestational diabetes

Lifelong Risks of Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes affects between 5% and 10% of pregnant women, usually occurring in the second half of pregnancy. If untreated, it can result in...
stevia vs artificial sweeteners

Stevia vs. Artificial Sweeteners

Diabetics now have more choices than ever when it comes to sugar alternatives, but which one is right for you? Both Stevia and artificial...
Diabetic Devices Covered by Medicare

Medicare Now Covering Insulin Delivery Devices

Earlier this month CMS released a statement saying that newer insulin delivery devices will now be covered under Medicare Part D prescription coverage. Consumers and...
Diabetes Burnout

Diabetes Burnout: What it Means

Diabetes is a disease that you live and struggle with 24/7. Having diabetes can make life unpredictable and that can lead to what is called “diabetes...
diabetes new CGM tech 2018

Six New CGM Technologies for 2018

In 2018, be on the lookout for new technology in diabetes continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). With new advancements in technology, diabetes is becoming easier to manage....

Tools & Resources