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Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitors: Are They Right for You?

Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitors: Are They Right for You?

A look at how these devices work in the treatment of diabetes
April 14, 2011
Continuous glucose monitors and insulin pumps can help people with diabetes manage their blood glucose levels and keep them in their goal range. Learn more about the devices and their potential drawbacks.

Carb Counting and Insulin Math in Diabetes

April 14, 2011
Carb counting and "insulin math” may seem overwhelming—but with practice, you’ll be able to master it in no time.
Blood Glucose Monitoring: What's the Right Number?

Blood Glucose Monitoring: What's the Right Number?

Plus, How to Choose a Blood Glucose Monitor
April 14, 2011
Blood glucose monitoring is an important part to treating your type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes. Learn about goal blood glucose ranges and the differences in blood glucose monitoring devices.
Blood Glucose Testing for Diabetes: How to Choose the Right Meter for You

Blood Glucose Testing for Diabetes: How to Choose the Right Meter for You

An important part of diabetes management is regularly testing your blood glucose. With so many meters on the market, it can be challenging to sort through all the options. Here, some guidance and a video demonstration of how to use a meter.
April 13, 2011
A blood glucose meter can dramatically improve your diabetes blood sugar control. An expert guides you through the dizzying array of features to consider before you purchase a blood glucose meter. Be sure to get the features that work with your lifestyle.
Insulin:  Its History and Future

Insulin: Its History and Future

Learn about the invention of the life-saving drug insulin, and what the future holds in store.
March 11, 2011
Succinct, easy-to-understand article on the history of insulin as a diabetes treatment. Also explains current insulin types and how they work for people with diabetes.
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