Diabetes Treatment And Care Articles

Community Perspective: Walking the Insulin Tightrope

By Tom Betar No Comments

Keeping your blood glucose levels within a safe range is a balancing act that can often make you feel like you are walking a tightrope.

The Insulin Tightrope

By Beverly S. Adler, PhD, CDE No Comments

Take advantage of these tools that can help you keep your blood sugar levels in balance.

Patients Educating Clinicians

By Michelle Litchman No Comments

Healthcare providers can learn a lot from the people they treat, especially when it comes to chronic conditions such as diabetes.

Community Perspective: Artificial Pancreas and Closed Loop Technology

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Have you heard the latest news about the artificial pancreas and closed loop technology in the diabetes community? In September 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved new technology that will automatically regulate basal…

Managing Expectations of the First Artificial Pancreas

By Tom Betar 3 Comments

The FDA recently approved a new system that will automatically administer or withhold basal insulin for people with type 1 diabetes Here's what else you need to know about this breakthrough technology.

Community Perspective: Insulin Sensitivity

By Tom Betar No Comments

Our online community tackles the subject of insulin sensitivity with the help of a diabetes author and CDE.

Community Perspective: Past, Present, and Future of Diabetes Management

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Learn about the past, present, and future of diabetes management and care from diabetes advocates and Mike Hoskins, managing editor of DiabetesMine.

Diabetes Tech—Past, Present, Future

By Michael W. Hoskins, managing editor, DiabetesMine No Comments

Michael W. Hoskins discusses how diabetes technology has changed over the last thirty years.

Community Perspective: Practicing Self-Care

By Tom Betar No Comments

Self-care is discussed by our diabetic online community. Dr. Mark Heyman, diabetes psychologist, weighs in as well.

New Smartphone-Enabled Insulin Pen

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Learn about a smart insulin delivery system that promises big advantages over conventional insulin pens.

Community Perspective: Hospital Stays

By Tom Betar No Comments

Learn from our community members and expert how you can have a safe and productive hospital stay, even with diabetes.

Why Does the Hospital Do That?!

By Chris Memering, RN, CDE No Comments

Chris Memering, RN, CDE, discusses three common questions people ask about their care during their hospital stay.

Community Perspective: How Hospitalization Affects Diabetes Care

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Special guest Rachel Head, RD and CDE, and the diabetes community lend their expert advice on diabetes and hospital care.

5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before You Get Any Test, Treatment, or Procedure

By Consumer Reports No Comments

Choosing Wisely is an initiative by the ABIM Foundation to identify commonly-used tests or procedures whose necessity should be questioned and discussed.
1. Do I really need this test or procedure? Medical tests help…

Community Perspective: Diabetes Tips and Tricks

By Tom Betar No Comments

This week's community perspective gives those with diabetes a chance to share their insights and experiences on a wide range of issues.

Buying Insulin Without a Prescription: What to Know

By Tom Betar No Comments

What would you do if you found yourself in desperate need of life-saving insulin but you were uninsured or didn’t have a prescription? It’s a scary thought and a worst-case scenario—but it could happen. If…