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Type 2 Diabetes Medications

Pramlintide and Exenatide Help Control Blood Glucose Levels
April 19, 2011
People with type 2 diabetes can take medications to help them control their blood glucose levels. Learn about two options: exenatide and pramlintide.
Blood Glucose Monitoring: Expert Tips for People with Diabetes

Blood Glucose Monitoring: Expert Tips for People with Diabetes

How often, where to test and how to reduce pain from finger pricks.
April 18, 2011
People with diabetes have to frequently test their blood glucose levels, but they need to know where and when to do it, so they can manage their diabetes with insulin and other treatments. Article gives blood glucose monitoring tips.
Insulin Basics: An Expert's Guide

Insulin Basics: An Expert's Guide

From rapid-acting to long acting and everything in between, an expert explains the insulin options available today to help you manage your diabetes.
April 18, 2011
An expert explains the various insulin options available to help you manage your diabetes plus a chart to compare the differences.

Diabetes and Driving

Driving Tips for People with Diabetes
April 18, 2011
Usually diabetes does not affect driving safety, but people with diabetes need to know how it can. This article provides tips for safely handling diabetes while driving.
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.

Carb Counting in Diabetes

April 14, 2011
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. A diabetes expert explains goal blood glucose ranges and the differences BG measuring devices.
Sick Day Management for People with Diabetes

Sick Day Management for People with Diabetes

Being ill or injured can make your blood sugar hard to manage. Get tips for staying in control of your diabetes when you're feeling under the weather.
April 13, 2011
If you have diabetes, make a sick day management plan now to help you take good care of your body so that you can heal faster.
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.
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