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The discovery of insulin promised a new age for an ancient condition but introduced unexpected challenges. James S. Hirsch explores the riveting history of this miracle drug on its 100th anniversary. Continue Reading »

The latest innovations in diabetes technology have brought Time in Range (TIR) to the forefront of diabetes care. Read to learn about the most exciting TIR news from one of the biggest international diabetes conferences of the year, with a special focus on automated insulin delivery systems for kids, adults, and seniors. Continue Reading »

New results show that Vida Health’s digital diabetes coaching program led to meaningful reductions in A1C levels among people with type 2 diabetes, especially for those highly engaged with the program. Continue Reading »

Two diabetes devices from Medtronic – a next-gen continuous glucose monitor that removes fingerstick calibrations and a smart insulin delivery pen that keeps track of your insulin doses – will become available in Europe later this year. The two can share data with one another to simplify diabetes management for people on multiple daily injections of insulin. Continue Reading »

How can fruit affect blood sugar, and are there certain types of fruit that are better for people with diabetes? Continue Reading »

There are many things you can do to lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. One easy thing is to track the critical numbers that give you an accurate picture of your health – BMI & waist circumference, blood pressure, A1C, cholesterol, and kidney function. Continue Reading »

New to insulin? Learn about insulin dosing and timing and how often to test your blood sugar levels if you have type 2 diabetes. Continue Reading »

We’re already thinking about carbs and calories all the time, and adding alcohol into the mix makes things more complex. ­Experts share their best advice on how to safely drink when living with diabetes. Continue Reading »

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