Diabetes Articles

Community Perspective: Diabetes Guilt

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

For this week’s discussion, we were joined by Dr. Gary McClain to chat with members of the diabetes community about coping with diabetes guilt.

Community Perspective: Adhering to Your Diabetes Plan

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Most people with diabetes work with their healthcare provider and use their own knowledge to develop a diabetes management plan. But how well do you stick to your plan?

Chronic Communication at Home: Texting? How About Talking?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Learn how texting can lead to misunderstandings about sensitive topics like your health and your relationship.

Custom Meter Pouch Giveaway!

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Enter to Diabetic Connect's win a free Myabetic meter pouch giveaway.

Community Perspective: Keys to Successfully Managing Diabetes

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

This week we based our community discussion on the six keys to successfully living with diabetes as outlined by Toby Smithson, Certified Diabetes Educator, on Diabetes Every Day.

All That Guilt. What’s It Getting You?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

If you make a mistake in your self-care, here’s how to get past the guilt and move forward.

Diet Soda Linked to Increased Stroke and Dementia Risks

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Some artificially sweetened soft drinks could have greater health risks than previously thought.

Community Perspective: Alternative Eating for Diabetes

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

There are a lot of diet ideas and plans out there for people with diabetes, but it’s not one size fits all. You have to find or create an eating plan that works for you.

“My Health Condition Has Changed Me. I Don’t Recognize Myself.”

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Are you worried about chronic illness affecting your appearance? Dr. Gary's insightful advice can help restore your peace of mind.

The Hemoglobin A1c Test: Adapt Your Thinking

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

Many people with diabetes have, surprisingly, never been taught what their HbA1c results represent. Find out here!

Go Back to Basics for Better Diabetes Control

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

The only thing that always works reliably when it comes to type 1 diabetes control is to follow the basics in diabetes care: test regularly, adjust insulin accordingly, and eat healthy foods while counting carbs.

Lowering Blood Sugar Numbers After Your Diabetes Diagnosis

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Once you’re diagnosed with diabetes, you’re tasked with trying to get your blood sugars under control. There can be a pretty big learning curve at the beginning.

Blood Sugar Balance: How Food Drives Your Blood Sugars

By Amy Campbell No Comments

Carbs aren’t the only thing that could raise your blood sugar. Here’s expert advice about what to eat and what to limit or avoid.

Heart Pump May Restore Heart Health

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Groundbreaking research finds that severe heart failure may sometimes be reversed—eliminating the need for a transplant.

Community Perspective: Managing Diabetes Data

By Danielle Cronquist 1 Comment

With diabetes management, you find yourself juggling a lot of numbers and data. How do you manage all that data, and how do you use it to better your management?

No More Finger Pricks? Apple Working on Blood Sugar Sensors

By Kent Peterson No Comments

The technology leader hopes to make monitoring blood glucose simple and painless.