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Ketogenic Diet and Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Ketogenic Diet and Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Keto diets are hot but is keto the way to go if you live with diabetes?
April 18, 2019
How to Take An Insulin Pump Break

How to Take An Insulin Pump Break

Even if you love managing your diabetes using an insulin pump there are good reasons to take a break from wearing it.
April 09, 2019
A type 1 and long-time insulin pump wearer summons up the courage to take a break from the device and manage her diabetes with multiple daily injections.
Blood Sugar Levels: When It's a Good Idea for T2Ds to Test Their Glucose

Blood Sugar Levels: When It's a Good Idea for T2Ds to Test Their Glucose

An endocrinologist interprets the findings of a recent study and explains the reasons why some people with type 2 diabetes should test their glucose regularly.
April 03, 2019
An endocrinologist explains when it's a good idea for people with type 2 diabetes to test their blood sugar.
Diabetes and Ecotherapy: Could a Walk in Nature ImproveYour Blood Sugar?

Diabetes and Ecotherapy: Could a Walk in Nature ImproveYour Blood Sugar?

Research suggests spending time outside has measurable benefits for your mental and physical wellbeing. Learn more.
April 03, 2019
Science confirms that spending time in nature is good for your mental and physical wellbeing and your blood sugar, too. Learn more.
Do You Have Trypanophobia (Fear of Needles)? 7 Tips to Help You Conquer It

Do You Have Trypanophobia (Fear of Needles)? 7 Tips to Help You Conquer It

Cringing at the thought of doing a finger prick or injection isn't good, especially when you have diabetes. Experts suggest how to conquer that fear once and for all.
March 20, 2019
Having a phobia about needles could compromise your care when you live with diabetes. Here, expert tips to conquer trypanophobia.
Insulin Prices: How Trump’s Proposal Aims to Lower Drug Costs

Insulin Prices: How Trump’s Proposal Aims to Lower Drug Costs

Complaints from patients and diabetes advocacy groups about the high cost of insulin are finally being addressed. Earlier this week Eil Lilly announced plans to sell Humalog at half price. Here's how we got here and a summary of how the current administration plans to lower drug costs.
March 06, 2019
A pharmacist and dad to two type 1 children explains why insulin is so expensive in the US and what the Trump Administration is planning to do about it.
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.
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.
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