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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
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.
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.
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...
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...
Learn about the different forms of insulin and how to choose the best types for you.
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?
“I didn’t know my blood sugar was low” – why this can happen and how to avoid a potentially dangerous situation
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,...
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...
While ketosis and ketoacidosis sound quite similar – and both describe elevated ketones in the blood – there are critical differences
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...
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...
The POGO Automatic blood glucose monitor is now available in the US. This new device allows you to check your glucose automatically, in one step and without the need to...
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...
How to recognize and treat severe hypoglycemia quickly – with emergency glucagon – and avoid a trip to the hospital.
Defining pump terms like basal rates, carb ratios, insulin sensitivity, and more
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
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...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the once-weekly injectable Ozempic (semaglutide) for use in type 2 diabetes.

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