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Insulin Rationing: What It Is and Why It's So Dangerous

Insulin Rationing: What It Is and Why It's So Dangerous

What skimping or skipping insulin does to your body if you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes—and why it can have deadly consequences. The heartbreak of this growing problem.
January 16, 2019
What skipping or skimping on insulin does to your body and why there can be deadly consequences.
Free Insulin: Strategies for Getting It When You Can't Afford Your Prescription

Free Insulin: Strategies for Getting It When You Can't Afford Your Prescription

Insulin affordability is a serious problem as costs soar and medical associations, elected officials, advocates and people with diabetes clamor to bring down the price. If you’re having trouble paying for insulin, here are strategies you can try:
January 16, 2019
Running out of insulin? Can't afford your prescription?These strategies can help you find the life-saving medication you need.
Can Bariatric Surgery Cure Type 2 Diabetes?

Can Bariatric Surgery Cure Type 2 Diabetes?

Weight loss surgery has long been touted as an effective treatment for severely overweight people, but did you all know it can reverse type 2 diabetes?
January 10, 2019
A top surgeon explains the different types of bariatric surgery, who it's right for, the risks and what to expect following the procedure.
Weight Loss: 12 Expert Tips to Make It A Happy Experience

Weight Loss: 12 Expert Tips to Make It A Happy Experience

Has anyone ever said “I have to lose weight” with a smile on their face? Probably not, but it's actually possible to develop new eating and exercise habits that feel good and help make weight loss a more pleasant, upbeat experience.
January 04, 2019
Has anyone ever said “I have to lose weight” with a smile on their face? Probably not, but it actually is possible to develop new eating and exercise habits that feel good and help make weight loss a more pleasant, upbeat experience.
6 Diabetes-Friendly Food and Nutrition Trends for 2019

6 Diabetes-Friendly Food and Nutrition Trends for 2019

Some good news for the new year: delicious, nutritious foods in fun, new flavors will be even easier to enjoy in 2019 as the trend goes mainstream!
January 03, 2019
A diabetes nutrition expert reveals diabetes-friendly—and delicious—food and nutrition trends to watch out for in 2019.
Diabetes Without Health Insurance: Resources to Help You Get What You Need

Diabetes Without Health Insurance: Resources to Help You Get What You Need

If you are living with diabetes and you don’t have health insurance or you are insured but living below the poverty line, you need to know about these resources.
December 27, 2018
If you are living with diabetes and you don’t have health insurance or you are insurance but living below the poverty line, you need to know about these resources.
Glucose Testing News: T2Ds May Be Overdoing It

Glucose Testing News: T2Ds May Be Overdoing It

Study finds that many people with type 2 diabetes may be overusing self-testing supplies. Learn why this matters.
December 20, 2018
Are you testing too much? A new study finds that many people with type 2 diabetes may be overusing self-testing supplies. Could you be one of them?
17 Mocktails: Drinks That Won't Send Your Blood Sugar Soaring

17 Mocktails: Drinks That Won't Send Your Blood Sugar Soaring

Hold the alcohol! Love a good cocktail but hate what it does to your blood sugar? These party “mocktails” made with alcohol-free beer, wine, or champagne, and homemade mixers with far fewer carbs.
December 20, 2018
Love a good cocktail but hate what it does to your blood sugar? Try these "mocktails" developed by a registered dietitian.
Heads Up About CBD Oil: Risks That Aren't on The Label

Heads Up About CBD Oil: Risks That Aren't on The Label

Dangerous synthetics. THC that shouldn’t be there. Low levels of the active ingredient. Concerns about pesticides and heavy metals. In part 3 of our report, what studies show about the hidden side of this popular product.
December 19, 2018
Dangerous synthetics. THC that shouldn’t be there. Low levels of the active ingredient. Concerns about pesticides and heavy metals. In part 3 of our report, what studies show about the hidden side of this unregulated substance.
CBD Oil: What to Know Before You Try It

CBD Oil: What to Know Before You Try It

In Part 2 of our report on cannabis and diabetes, OnTrack Diabetes explains why it's important to proceed with caution if you're considering using CBD oil.
December 13, 2018
Part 2 of the OnTrack Diabetes report about cannabis explains why it's important to proceed with caution if you are considering using CBD oil.
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