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Recently Diagnosed with Diabetes

Just Diagnosed with Diabetes? The first thing you need to do is relax and take a breath. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), about 1.5...

How to Give Yourself an Insulin Injection

How to Give an Insulin Injection with a Syringe Some form of insulin treatment is a necessity for anyone living with Type 1 diabetes and...

What is Type 1 Diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), there are currently more than 34 million Americans living with diabetes. That’s more than one out of every...

The Importance of Diabetes and Exercise

Diabetes and Exercise Being Active Can Help Keep Your Diabetes Under Control. Regular physical activity is an important part of diabetes management. We tell you why...

Diabetes Complications

The first step to prevention, of course, is being aware of the potential risks you face and that is what this post is meant to provide you. There are two primary types of diabetes complications - acute and chronic.

How to Save Money on Diabetes Care

Anyone with diabetes knows that living with the disease can get expensive. However, there are ways to manage the costs of diabetes medicine, care, and supplies. We have put together a few tips that can help you do it.

Risk Factors Leading To Type 2 Diabetes

Knowing the risk factors and what you can do to avoid Type 2 Diabetes. Nearly everyone who has ever been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at some point had prediabetes. They just didn’t realize it.

Diabetes and Related Foot Complications

The Importance of Diabetic Foot Care For those living with diabetes, even everyday foot issues can lead to serious health complications. Here is what you...

Managing Blood Sugar Ups And Downs

Diabetes & Blood Glucose Levels Tips to help gain and maintain control of your blood sugar levels. These days, you hear a lot of so-called...

Infusion Sets For Insulin Pumps

Insulin Pump Infusion Sets What You Need to Know to Make the Right Choice. Insulin pumps and how they work.   Before we get into the...

Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM)

A Quick Rundown Of Three Top Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM)   This post examines the Dexcom G6, Medtronic Guardian™ Connect, and Freestyle Libre 2 continuous glucose...

A1C Test

A1C & Diabetes: How This Simple Blood Test Helps Doctors Diagnose Diabetes   If you’re one of the 34 million Americans currently living with diabetes, testing...

Different Types of Diabetes

Differences Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes   According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report for 2020 compiled by the Centers for Disease Control...

Diabetes And Diet

The Diabetes Diet: What Foods to Eat, Which Ones to Avoid, and Good Habits for a Healthy Diabetes Diet If you’re one of the more than 34...

Insulin Syringes And Pen Needle Sizes

SYRINGES? PENS? THE RIGHT NEEDLE? How to choose between syringe options and pen needles for insulin to find the system that works best with your diabetes plan....

Lancets and Lancing Devices

Lancets are small needles that are used to prick the skin when testing to obtain a blood sample. Many lancets can be used with a...