Diabetes Treatment And Care Articles

Switching Doctors? 4 Things to Look For in a Healthcare Team

By Jeanette Terry 2 Comments

Whatever your reason for seeking a new doctor, it can be an opportunity for you to figure out what’s lacking in your current medical care team and find it.

Talking to Your Doctor: My Lab Results Seem to Be Falling Into a Black Hole

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary explains what to do if you don't get your test results when they are promised.

Next-Generation Artificial Pancreas Shows Promise

By Kent Peterson 6 Comments

Learn how advanced technology uses your smartphone to predict your insulin needs.

Why You Need a Flu Shot If You Have Diabetes

By Kent Peterson No Comments

The flu has greater dangers for people with diabetes. Here’s what you must know.

Blood Tests That Can Determine Prediabetes

By Tom Betar No Comments

Here are the three most common blood tests used to diagnose prediabetes and diabetes.

A New Movement for More Affordable Insulin

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

If you’re paying too much for insulin, here’s what you can do about it.

Inhalable Insulin: Is It Worth Puffing?

By Jewels Doskicz 3 Comments

Learn pros and cons about this needle-free way to get rapid-acting insulin.

Talking to Your Doctor: How Well Am I Describing My Symptoms?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary has tips to help you get the right treatment when it’s hard to explain how you feel.

Diabetes Drug May Fight Parkinson’s Disease Too

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

Experts say it could do more than previous Parkinson’s treatments. Here's what we know so far.

Avoiding Blood Sugar Lows: Is One Long-Acting Insulin Better Than Another?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

A head-to-head comparison finds a winner—but there’s more you should know.

Adjusting Oral Medications

By Tom Betar No Comments

If you aren't achieving optimal results in your diabetes management, you and your doctor might need to make adjustments.

Health Benefits of Cold Showers

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

A shower that makes you shiver may treat depression and other ills.

Tuberculosis Vaccine Shows Promise for Reversing Type 1 Diabetes

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

A simple treatment may be a game-changer in the fight against the blood sugar disease.

Protect Your Insulin From Heat and Cold

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

If you wouldn’t leave your dog in a car because of the outdoor temps, you shouldn’t leave your diabetes supplies there either.

What’s in My Bag? Diabetes Preparedness

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

RN, is a freelance writer, patient advocate, health coach, and long-distance cyclist. She and her daughter both live healthfully with type 1 diabetes.
Living with diabetes, I often think to myself, “Dare I leave…

Is Metformin Safe for Your Brain?

By Kent Peterson 5 Comments

Research sheds new light on the controversy.