Diabetes Treatment And Care Articles

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.

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 No Comments

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.

FDA Says Diabetes Drug Increases Amputation Risk

By U.S. Food and Drug Administration No Comments

Important information for users of canagliflozin (sold under the brand names Invokana, Invokamet, and Invokamet XR).

Community Perspective: Adhering to Your Diabetes Plan

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

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?

Researchers Unveil Next-Generation Contact Lens to Monitor Blood Sugar and Glaucoma

By Kent Peterson 5 Comments

A unique design makes it easier to see through and more comfortable to wear.

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.