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Understanding Insulin Pump Settings
August 19, 2019
Defining pump terms like basal rates, carb ratios, insulin sensitivity, and more
Will Your Insurance Pay for Your Prescription Drugs? Here's How to Find Out
August 12, 2019
Using your insurance company’s website, mobile app, or direct phone number can help you price a drug based on your current insurance plan coverage benefits
Ketosis vs. Ketoacidosis: What’s the Difference?
July 22, 2019
While ketosis and ketoacidosis sound quite similar – and both describe elevated ketones in the blood – there are critical differences
Type 2 Diabetes Remission: What is it and How Can it be Done?
March 22, 2019
Learn about three ways that may put type 2 diabetes into remission: low-carbohydrate diets, low-calorie diets, and bariatric surgery
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Metformin, But Were Afraid to Ask
January 8, 2019
Starting on metformin? My journey as a type 2 of learning how to deal with side effects, “faux lows,” and learning more about this therapy.
Understanding Average Glucose, Standard Deviation, CV, and Blood Sugar Variability
October 10, 2018
What do these numbers mean, what’s the target, and how can they provide insight into better diabetes management? Example days included!
Making Sense of Ketones with Diabetes
June 22, 2018
Learn what ketones are, how they are measured, and what to do with the information
When You Don’t Know You’re Low – Hypoglycemia Unawareness 101
March 13, 2018
“I didn’t know my blood sugar was low” – why this can happen and how to avoid a potentially dangerous situation
42 Factors That Affect Blood Glucose?! A Surprising Update
February 13, 2018
Adding 20 new factors, a whole new category on behavior and decisions, and research on unexpected things that impact blood sugar and diabetes
FreeStyle Libre Now Available in Major US Pharmacies
December 11, 2017
Abbott’s no-calibration CGM available at pharmacies like CVS and Walgreens for a cash price ranging from about $36-$53/10-day sensor; get cost and prescription details...
FDA Approves Ozempic, A Powerful Once-Weekly Type 2 Diabetes Medication
December 11, 2017
US Launch Expected in Early 2018; weight loss, major A1c reduction, and the convenience of a once-weekly injection in this new GLP-1 agonist
What's a "Normal" A1C? When is it Misleading?
October 23, 2017
Why we use A1C, what values are recommended, and what impacts A1C – everything from anemia to vitamins
Are Blood Glucose Meters Accurate? New Data on 18 Meters
August 14, 2017
Results from the Diabetes Technology Society’s Blood Glucose Meter Surveillance Program identifies only six out of 18 meters that passed. Did yours make the cut?
Get in the Zone: My Tips For Avoiding Hypoglycemia During Exercise
July 13, 2015
Exercise has been one of four complete gamechangers for managing my type 1 diabetes, but it can frequently be a source of confusion, frustration, exhaustion, and blood...
The step-by-step approach to better blood sugars: walking
Want better blood sugars? Adam takes a step-by-step approach, with very positive results.