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Are Blood Glucose Meters Accurate? New Data on 18 Meters
September 28, 2022
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?
Type 2 Diabetes Remission – How is it Defined?
September 22, 2022
The term “type 2 diabetes remission” continues to spark debate in the diabetes community. At the EASD 2022 annual conference in Stockholm, experts explored this concept...
New Law to Cap Insulin at $35
August 29, 2022
The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act includes new policies that cap the monthly cost of insulin at $35 and potentially reduce the cost of other diabetes drugs for...
Dexcom G7 Release Delayed Until Late 2022
August 8, 2022
Earlier this week, Dexcom announced its decision to re-submit the software for the much-anticipated G7, pushing back the US launch date until later in 2022. Here’s why...
FDA Approves Mounjaro (Tirzepatide) for Diabetes Treatment
May 13, 2022
Mounjaro (tirzepatide), a first-of-its kind medication for treating type 2 diabetes, has been approved by the FDA after much anticipation. This new medication has been...
Understanding Average Glucose, Standard Deviation, CV, and Blood Sugar Variability
April 29, 2022
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
April 28, 2022
Learn what ketones are, how they are measured, and what to do with the information
Control-IQ: The Good, the Challenges, and Tips
April 19, 2022
After a month of her daughter using Control-IQ, Katie Bacon reviews the pros and cons of the algorithm and shares her family’s tips and takeaways
Higher Dose Ozempic Helps Lower A1C and Improves Weight Loss
April 4, 2022
The FDA approved Ozempic for a 2.0 mg dose, which was based on clinical trial data showing the higher dose led to a better A1C and to weight loss.
How to Lower Morning Blood Sugar
March 14, 2022
Trying to learn how to lower morning blood sugar? Here are the reasons why your glucose levels rise in the morning and how you can keep them in range.
How Diabetes Can Affect Your Period (and Vice Versa)
March 8, 2022
Having diabetes can affect your menstrual cycle. Conversely, a menstrual period can impact daily diabetes management. Get a primer on the many ways diabetes and...
Diabetes Drug Ozempic Approved for Weight Loss
March 4, 2022
Wegovy, a once-weekly injectable medication (semaglutide), has been approved by the FDA to treat obesity and excess weight – conditions that can lead to type 2 diabetes...
Are You on the Right Kind of Insulin
February 14, 2022
Learn about the different forms of insulin and how to choose the best types for you.
Low Blood Sugar – Hypoglycemia 101
February 2, 2022
What are the symptoms of low blood sugar? What causes low blood sugar and how can you prevent it? What should you do if your blood sugar is low?
When You Don’t Know You’re Low – Hypoglycemia Unawareness 101
February 2, 2022
“I didn’t know my blood sugar was low” – why this can happen and how to avoid a potentially dangerous situation
Your Guide to the 2022 Changes to the ADA Standards of Care
January 10, 2022
The American Diabetes Association released its 2022 Standards of Care, which provides an annual update on practice guidelines. Here's what these new updates mean,...
When and Why to Consider Mail-Order Prescriptions
January 3, 2022
Mail-order pharmacies operate through your health insurance plan and can be cheaper and more convenient than getting your medications from a local pharmacy; learn about...
Ketosis vs. Ketoacidosis: What’s the Difference?
January 3, 2022
While ketosis and ketoacidosis sound quite similar – and both describe elevated ketones in the blood – there are critical differences
What Are My Choices for Metformin Alternatives?
December 20, 2021
While you are likely familiar with metformin and insulin as the two well-known medications for treating type 2 diabetes, many other options are available to help you...
2021 Updates to the ADA Standards of Care
December 9, 2021
The American Diabetes Association recommends SGLT-2 inhibitors or GLP-1 agonists for people with heart and kidney problems, the use of Time in Range in diabetes...