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Is Diabetes Messing with Your Bladder and Sex Life?

Is Diabetes Messing with Your Bladder and Sex Life?

July 05, 2017
Learn more about why people with diabetes are more prone to urologic and sexual problems than those without the diagnosis plus, how to threat the problems.
How to Get Better Blood Sugar Readings: 7 Tips

How to Get Better Blood Sugar Readings: 7 Tips

When you monitor your blood sugar at home, many factors play into the accuracy and usefulness of your readings. Follow these 7 tips for better glucose monitoring.
June 23, 2017
When you monitor your blood sugar at home, many factors play into the accuracy and usefulness of your readings. Follow these 7 tips for better glucose monitoring.
Inhaled Insulin: Meet a Type 1 Who Uses Afrezza And Keeps Her A1C Below 6.0

Inhaled Insulin: Meet a Type 1 Who Uses Afrezza And Keeps Her A1C Below 6.0

Afrezza Inhaled Insulin isn't widely used, but that may have less to do with the actual product and its delivery system than other factors including health insurance coverage. Here is the story of a patient who uses it with great results.
February 15, 2017
Meet a type 1 who uses Afreeza Inhaled Insulin with terrific results. She says it helps her keep her A1C below 6.0, which is impressive by any measure.
5 Weight-Loss Surgery Myths

5 Weight-Loss Surgery Myths

January 24, 2017
Online Diabetes Support Improved Healthy Behaviors

Online Diabetes Support Improved Healthy Behaviors

Diabetes HealthSense, an online government-reviewed resource, helps you better manage diabetes.
August 29, 2016
HealthSense is a program of the National Institutes of Health's National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) started in 2004.
FDA Toughens Kidney Warnings on Invokana and Farxgia

FDA Toughens Kidney Warnings on Invokana and Farxgia

June 17, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told two drug makers to toughen the existing warnings about the risk of kidney injury for their diabetes drugs. The two drugs are canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet) and dapagliflozin (Farxiga, Xigduo XR).
A Text a Day Keeps Excess Weight at Bay?

A Text a Day Keeps Excess Weight at Bay?

April 29, 2016
Texting, in tandem with other programs and care, is an ideal way to help patients achieve weight loss and numerous other health goals, according to several recent studies. It's especially helpful, experts say, for those with chronic conditions such as diabetes.
Pharmacist-Led Program Helps Manage Blood Sugar After Surgery

Pharmacist-Led Program Helps Manage Blood Sugar After Surgery

October 29, 2015
When patients with diabetes undergo surgery, keeping an eye on their blood sugar during and after the procedure is crucial to keep them healthy, experts know. Better blood sugar control is linked with better results from the surgery, lower readmission rates to the hospital and fewer complications.
Disaster-Proof Your Diabetes

Disaster-Proof Your Diabetes

Tips to ensure you're prepared to manage your diabetes during a natural disaster.
September 30, 2015
Are you prepared for a diabetes disaster? Follow these essential steps to be ready for an emergency before it happens.
5 Insulin Mistakes You Need to Avoid

5 Insulin Mistakes You Need to Avoid

August 12, 2015
If you use insulin to keep your blood sugar in check, these five common mistakes could lead to dangerous lows or highs. What you need to know if you have diabetes and rely on insulin.
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