Many individuals with diabetes rely on the information from fingerstick blood glucose monitoring to make decisions on everything from eating to physical activity and even medication needs. The frequency of recommended monitoring is often individualized and depends on a person’s medication regimen..
Are you someone who needs multiple daily insulin injections to manage your diabetes? If so, you may be considering whether an insulin pump is right for you. Insulin pumps have been available for the last 40 years. Over time, the software used in the devices— and the devices themselves— have.
It’s hard to believe that the first easy-to-use personal glucometers for blood glucose monitoring weren’t even available until the 1980s. Medical science and technology advancements over the last 40 years have been astounding and are revolutionizing the way individuals with diabetes can choose to.