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FDA OK's Nasal Powder Remedy for Severe Hypoglycemia

FDA OK's Nasal Powder Remedy for Severe Hypoglycemia

Studies find the new product works in under 15 minutes.
August 15, 2019
The FDA approves a nasal powder product to treat severe hypoglycemia. Expected in pharmacies mid-August. Studies say it works in 15 minutes.
10 Travel Tips for Type 1s from a Frequent Flier and Diabetes Expert

10 Travel Tips for Type 1s from a Frequent Flier and Diabetes Expert

I've always loved traveling but since becoming a mom of 2, it's become slightly more challenging. Here, some tips to help you navigate the friendly skies. Happy travels!
August 06, 2019
Beyond Blood Sugar: How My Smartwatch Helps Me Manage My Diabetes

Beyond Blood Sugar: How My Smartwatch Helps Me Manage My Diabetes

Sure, my smartwatch allows me to see my blood sugar levels without pricking my finger a million times a day but there are a few other reasons I couldn't live without this technology.
July 24, 2019
A type 1 diabetic explains how he utilizes his smartwatch to help him manage his diabetes.
Victoza: New Treatment Option for Youth with Type 2 Diabetes

Victoza: New Treatment Option for Youth with Type 2 Diabetes

FDA OK's liraglutide (Victoza) injections for pediatric patients 10 years and older.
June 24, 2019
The FDA recently approved Victoza (liraglutide), an injectable drug that helps improve blood sugar for children with type 2 diabetes providing an option beyond metformin.
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.
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