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Hate Math? Tips for Managing Diabetes With Less Numbers

Hate Math? Tips for Managing Diabetes With Less Numbers

Whether you call it math, carb-counting or SWAG (scientific and wildly amazing guess), day-to-day diabetes management involves a lot of numbers. If math has never come easily to you, here are some ways to manage blood sugar with less number crunching.
October 04, 2018
A type 1 writer, and proclaimed math hater, shares expert tips for managing blood sugar with less number crunching.
Diabetes and Children: Tips for Managing Blood Sugar During the School Day

Diabetes and Children: Tips for Managing Blood Sugar During the School Day

Going back to school can feel overwhelming for kids with chronic medical condition because it’s a lot of change all at once. Here, expert advice to help ease the transition for you, your child and the school.
August 09, 2018
Going back to school can feel overwhelming for kids with chronic medical conditions because it’s a lot of change all at once. Here, expert advice to help ease the transition for you, your child and the school.
How to Use Technology to Monitor and Improve Blood Sugar Control

How to Use Technology to Monitor and Improve Blood Sugar Control

Overcoming your fear of technology can be the first step to better diabetes management. Here's our guide to the newest tech products.
August 01, 2018
Overcoming your fear of technology can be the first step to better diabetes management. Here's our guide to the newest tech products and how they can make your life easier.
Babies Born to Mothers with Diabetes May Be at Higher Risk of Developing Autism

Babies Born to Mothers with Diabetes May Be at Higher Risk of Developing Autism

Women with type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes diagnosed early in pregnancy had a somewhat higher risk of having children who developed autism. Experts emphasize the risk is still low.
June 29, 2018
In a new study, women with type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes diagnosed early in pregnancy had a somewhat higher risk of having children who developed autism. Experts emphasize the risk is still low.
Islet-Cell Transplants: 3 Tech Solutions May Soon End the Need for Shots and Pumps

Islet-Cell Transplants: 3 Tech Solutions May Soon End the Need for Shots and Pumps

Scientists are looking to stem cells, special pouches and surprising transplant sites (including the eyes and the abdomen) to bring this promising diabetes solution closer to reality
June 28, 2018
Three tech solutions could solve problems that are currently prohibiting the ability of people with diabetes to receive islet cell transplants. Learn more.
Could WearingThis Smart Sock Prevent Painful Foot Ulcers, Amputations?

Could WearingThis Smart Sock Prevent Painful Foot Ulcers, Amputations?

A high-tech sock designed to help people with diabetes avoid diabetic foot ulcers that can lead to amputations has arrived. Could it be right for you?
June 21, 2018
Learn how a new smart sock that looks and feels like an ordinary sock could help prevent painful foot ulcers and even low limb amputations.
CGM News: Medicare Approves Link to Users' Smartphones

CGM News: Medicare Approves Link to Users' Smartphones

Sharing data with others just got easier. As of today, Medicare recipients will be permitted to link a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to their smartphone, rather than a receiver.
June 15, 2018
Good news for Medicare recipients who want to use a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to manage their diabetes, They will now be allowed to link it with their smartphone, allowing users to share data with caregivers and family members. Learn more.
Yoga for Diabetes: How It Reduces Stress and Improves Blood Sugar Control

Yoga for Diabetes: How It Reduces Stress and Improves Blood Sugar Control

A yoga teacher, diagnosed at age 42 with type 1 diabetes, shares the mental health and blood sugar benefits of the ancient practice in this excerpt from "Yoga for Diabetes: How to Manage Your Health with Yoga and Ayurveda" (Monkfish, 2017).
June 14, 2018
A type 1 author and yoga teacher shares the mental health and blood sugar benefits of her practice in this excerpt from "Yoga for Diabetes: How to Manage Your Health with Yoga and Ayurveda" (Monkfish, 2017).
Coq10 and Diabetes: Can This Pricey Supplement Help Lower Blood Sugar?

Coq10 and Diabetes: Can This Pricey Supplement Help Lower Blood Sugar?

Coenzyme Q10 (aka CoQ, coq10, and ubiquinone) is found throughout the body and is touted for its ability to lower blood sugar and fight off diabetes. But are costly supplements worth the money? Here's what you need to know.
June 13, 2018
Coenzyme Q10 (aka CoQ10, coq10, and ubiquinone) is found throughout the body and is being marketed for its ability to lower blood sugar and fight off diabetes. But are costly supplements worth the money? Here's what you need to know.
New Breastfeeding Benefit: Lower Diabetes Risk for Moms

New Breastfeeding Benefit: Lower Diabetes Risk for Moms

Nursing lowers odds for high blood sugar, even for women who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy
May 24, 2018
Large study shows nursing lowers odds for high blood sugar, even for women who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy.
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