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Gestational Diabetes News

Gestational Diabetes develops during pregnancy, causing high blood sugar for both the mother & baby.  Learn how to lower blood sugar levels to protect yourself & your baby.

Called “Insulin Lispro,” the generic version of Humalog may benefit those paying cash or with high-deductible health plans
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.
Tips to reduce the pain and hassle of pricking your finger each time you check your blood sugar levels on a meter
Special occasion meals take special skills to navigate – my top five tips for enjoying Valentine's Day
“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...
New guidelines by the US Department of Health and Human Services emphasize the benefit of ANY increased physical activity
Effective tips for surviving food-focused gatherings, defeating stress, cooking smart, sneaking in exercise, and optimizing sleep. Plus, clever recipes and great book...
AgaMatrix blood glucose meters and strips by Amazon could make ordering diabetes supplies more convenient and cheaper
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...
What do these numbers mean, what’s the target, and how can they provide insight into better diabetes management? Example days included!
One Drop’s Chrome becomes the first blood glucose meter to send data directly to Apple Watch without a nearby phone. Plus, new health features on the Series 4 Apple...
How ten minutes, two easy tasks, and one Post-It Note help me start days on brighter note
How you can get a copy of Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me.
Learn what ketones are, how they are measured, and what to do with the information
Diabetes UK released their 2018 nutrition guidelines for people with diabetes and prediabetes. What would diaTribe hope to see added to these guidelines?
How I order at almost every restaurant, why it works for my diabetes, and 10 recent restaurant meals I’ve eaten
What factors matter most ? Where do I focus effort? How do I use “ripple effects” and “IFTTT” (If This, Then That) thinking? How do I avoid getting frustrated?
“I didn’t know my blood sugar was low” – why this can happen and how to avoid a potentially dangerous situation
Adding 20 new factors, a whole new category on behavior and decisions, and research on unexpected things that impact blood sugar and diabetes
If you meet certain income and insurance requirements, you may be eligible for assistance programs that offer free prescriptions – check to see if you qualify!

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