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.
The holiday season is an exciting time full of family and friends, social events, traveling, and traditional foods. However, this excitement can become a source of stress for people who are working hard to manage diabetes. Here are some tips to help you enjoy a happy (and healthy!) holiday season.
What is the everyday reality of living with diabetes? It can be complex, personal and sometimes even misunderstood by others.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month, for ANY person with ANY Type of diabetes. One thing is for sure, all those types need help for their malfunctioning pancreases.
The ketogenic diet is all over the media lately and I find myself having a conversation about it with a patient at least once per day. Where did this popular diet come from and what does it mean for people with diabetes?
By David Weingard, Husband, Father, Person With Type 1 Diabetes And Founder/CEO Of Cecelia Health
I was talking to a family member about nutrition when she expressed an opinion that I hear all the time: “Everyone is following such different diets! It’s just so confusing that I don’t know what to eat anymore!” And isn’t that true! Everyone holds such strong food opinions, and talks with such.
Did you notice an update to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) treatment algorithm? It now includes metabolic surgery as a treatment option for people with type 2 diabetes and obesity who do not respond to conventional treatment. Considering that nearly 90% of people with type 2 diabetes also.