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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.
FDA Approves Jardiance for Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Jardiance for Type 2 Diabetes

Jardiance, a sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor, works by blocking the reabsorption of blood sugar by the kidney, lowering blood glucose levels in patients with Type 2 diabetes.
August 11, 2014

FDA Approves Pediatric Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

An estimated 215,000 people with diabetes in the United States are under age 20. The new device is the first CGM approved for children between 2 and 17 years of age.
February 04, 2014
Diabetes Transition Care Resources

Diabetes Transition Care Resources

As your child assumes more control over the day-to-day management of their diabetes, tap into these helpful, free resources from the diabetes community.
July 12, 2012
Successful diabetes transition care (from pediatric to adult care and from parent-managed care to diabetic-managed care) is an important next step. Here are some resources to help your child be successful.
When to Start Transition Care in Children with Type 1 Diabetes

When to Start Transition Care in Children with Type 1 Diabetes

What's the right age for children to start taking the lead in managing their diabetes?
July 10, 2012
When should you pass more diabetes-management responsibility to your child with T1D? A certified diabetes educator (CDE) explains what parents need to know.
What Is Transition Care in Type 1 Diabetes?

What Is Transition Care in Type 1 Diabetes?

How to Plan Ahead for the Transition from Pediatric to Adult Diabetes Care
July 10, 2012
If your child has type 1 diabetes, have you heard the phrase transition care? You should have: it's about making sure your child makes the jump from pediatric to adult diabetes care smoothly.

Watch Your Blood Glucose Levels when Exercising

Special Exercise Considerations for People with Diabetes
June 07, 2012
If you or your child have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes, it’s important to incorporate exercise into your routine. But what do you need to know about exercise and blood glucose testing? Article explains special considerations for monitoring blood glucose levels when you have diabetes.
How to Achieve Tight Type 1 Blood Glucose Control

How to Achieve Tight Type 1 Blood Glucose Control

Is Intensive Insulin Therapy Right for You?
June 07, 2012
Controlling blood glucose levels is essential when you have type 1 diabetes, but how do you have tight diabetes control? And how do you know if tight diabetes control (also known as intensive insulin therapy) is right for you?
Getting Accurate Blood Glucose Test Results

Getting Accurate Blood Glucose Test Results

How to reduce errors when testing blood glucose levels
June 01, 2012
What can affect the accuracy of your blood glucose test results when you have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes? This article explains how to reduce errors when using blood glucose meters and test strips.
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