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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.
Finding Diabetes Supplies for Less: 12 Ways To Save Money on Diabetes Supplies and Meds

Finding Diabetes Supplies for Less: 12 Ways To Save Money on Diabetes Supplies and Meds

For a person living with diabetes, medical expenses are more than two times higher than someone who does not have diabetes. Here is expert advice to help you cut costs without cutting quality.
April 30, 2018
Living with diabetes is expensive. Here is expert advice on how to save money managing your blood sugars.
Diabetes Management: When It's Okay to See a Nurse for Help

Diabetes Management: When It's Okay to See a Nurse for Help

Should your next diabetes doctor be a nurse practitioner? As the shortage of family doctors in the US increases, nurse practitioners (NPs) are turning up in growing numbers. Here's what they can do to help you improve your blood sugar management.
March 13, 2018
As the shortage of family doctors increases, nurse practitioners (NPs) are turning up in growing numbers in family medicine practices and clinics across the nation. How will this affect your care?
Diabetes Medication Survival Guide: 6 Ways to Stop Side Effects

Diabetes Medication Survival Guide: 6 Ways to Stop Side Effects

An expert gives you tips to help you make the most of your diabetes medications.
January 11, 2018
A pharmacist and diabetes medication expert shares tips for reducing the side effects of diabetes medication and maximizing blood glucose control.
Diabetes Type 3c?

Diabetes Type 3c?

Little-known diabetes type—caused by pancreas-related problems—is often misdiagnosed and mistreated a new UK study finds
November 08, 2017
Pancreatic inflammation or other pancreas problems can trigger type 3c diabetes—a new type of diabetes that generally requires insulin. Learn more.
Hate Finger Pricks? New FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System May Be Right for You

Hate Finger Pricks? New FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System May Be Right for You

New glucose monitoring device, just approved by the FDA, may mean the end of routine finger sticks.
October 11, 2017
Do you hate pricking your finger to check your blood sugar levels? This new no-prick glucose monitoring system could be right for you.
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