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Pregnancy & Diabetes

Diabetes definitely requires additional attention during pregnancy, whether you live with type 1 or type 2 diabetes or have gestational diabetes. Nevertheless, care and support can keep parent and baby healthy throughout the pregnancy and beyond.

Find answers to your questions and learn about gestational diabetes here.

What's new

The first trial, now recruiting 50 people, is an observational study of insulin requirements and glucose levels using the Dexcom G6 CGM in type 1 pregnancy. Continue Reading »

fingerstick pain tips diabetes

Tips to reduce the pain and hassle of pricking your finger each time you check your blood sugar levels on a meter Continue Reading »

Valentines day dinner diabetes

Special occasion meals take special skills to navigate – my top five tips for enjoying Valentine's Day Continue Reading »

Sleep diabetes health

“Why We Sleep” is one of the most important health books ever written! How does sleep relate to blood sugars, eating, weight gain, and mindset? Plus, 16 ways to improve your sleep tonight! Continue Reading »

exercise guidelines activity benefit

New guidelines by the US Department of Health and Human Services emphasize the benefit of ANY increased physical activity Continue Reading »

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Effective tips for surviving food-focused gatherings, defeating stress, cooking smart, sneaking in exercise, and optimizing sleep. Plus, clever recipes and great book recommendations! Continue Reading »

Amazon, Choice, AgaMatrix

AgaMatrix blood glucose meters and strips by Amazon could make ordering diabetes supplies more convenient and cheaper Continue Reading »

refrigerator temperature insulin

Surprising study findings from a look at refrigerator temperatures and the risk posed to insulin quality; plus, a guide to safe insulin storage and Med Angel’s very cool temp sensor Continue Reading »