Diabetes Glucose Monitoring Articles

Insulin Pens Are Getting Smarter

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

Your next pen may provide many of the benefits of an insulin pump.

Should Your Doctor Change Your HbA1c Goal?

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

New research suggests the same goal may not be best for everyone.

Do You Have Double Diabetes?

By Amy Campbell No Comments

Double diabetes is when someone who has type 1 diabetes develops insulin resistance, a key feature of type 2 diabetes.

Why Does Diabetes Boil Down to Self-Control?

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

It seems like self-control will always be needed to live healthfully with diabetes. Is there evidence of that? And how do we get better at it?

New Glucose Monitor Eliminates Routine Finger Pricks

By Kent Peterson 10 Comments

Learn how this revolutionary device could change the way you manage diabetes.

What's the Deal With Peanut Butter?

By Amy Campbell No Comments

Check out these 5 reasons to include peanut butter in your eating plan.

"Free" Foods That Don't Raise Blood Sugar

By Amy Campbell 3 Comments

There really are foods you can eat that have no (or at least little) impact on your blood sugar. They’re typically called “free foods” and chances are you’re already familiar with at least a few…

FDA: Beware of Secondhand Glucose Test Strips

By U.S. Food and Drug Administration No Comments

Discount prices can be tempting, but the strips may not be safe to use.

Do You Really Need to Test Your Blood Sugar Every Day?

By Kent Peterson 4 Comments

New findings challenge traditional testing recommendations for many with type 2 diabetes.

Your Blood Sugar: What to Know About Lows

By Amy Campbell 5 Comments

Low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia, is considered to be an acute complication of diabetes. At best, low blood sugar, or a “low,” is inconvenient and annoying. At its worst, low blood sugar is…

How to Handle Favorite Foods With Unpredictable Blood Sugar Effects

By Jeanette Terry 1 Comment

Here’s what to do when treats that most people with diabetes can eat send your blood sugar out of whack.

Does Diabetes Cause Toilet Mold?

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Diabetes affects every little bit of your life. But could it even be affecting your toilets?

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.

Chill Out for Better Blood Sugar?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn about the possible link between room temperature and your insulin resistance.

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!

Lowering Blood Sugar Numbers After Your Diabetes Diagnosis

By Danielle Cronquist 2 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.