Hiding Insulin Pumps

Insulin Pumps: How to Hide Them

Wearing an insulin pump is a great way to stay on top of your insulin on a day-to-day basis. Insulin pumps are getting smaller...
Ways to Lower Blood Sugar

Top 8 Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar

Anyone who knows anything about diabetes knows that it’s a disease all about high blood sugar. It’s extremely important to keep blood sugar levels...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Diabetes and Relationships: How to Support a Diabetic Partner

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that can affect more than just the afflicted person. Parents, children, friends, and spouses can experience the ripple effects...
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...
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...
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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....

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