Diabetes Improving Control Articles

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 No Comments

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

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

By Kent Peterson No 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.

Community Perspective: Best Diabetes Hacks

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

This week’s chat featured fill-in-the-blank-style questions asking members of the diabetes community to share their best and smartest “diabetes hacks.”

Community Perspective: Setting Goals for Better Diabetes Management

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Our most recent community discussion on Making Ordinary Rituals Extraordinary (or doing M.O.R.E.), can give you some great tips on how to set and accomplish.

Community Perspective: Mindfulness and Diabetes Management

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Toby Smith, diabetes lifestyle expert and CDE, joined our host Jewels Doskicz and our diabetes advocates to explain the benefits of mindfulness and give tips on being more mindful.

Think About it...Mindfulness and Diabetes Self-Management

By Toby Smithson, MS, LD, RDN, CDE 1 Comment

Toby Smithson, MS, LD, RDN, CDE, discusses the importance of mindfulness and diabetes management.

The Fat of the Matter

By Gary Scheiner MS, CDE No Comments

Join Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE, talks about the effect fat has on blood glucose levels.

Community Perspective: Diabetes at School and Work

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Learn from this week’s community chat some ways to better manage your diabetes while on the go with help from our special guests Mike Barry and Cayla, both T1Ds and diabetes advocates.

How You Could Reduce Pasta’s Impact on Your Blood Sugar

By Danielle Cronquist 3 Comments

Did you think pasta was a thing of the past when you got diagnosed with diabetes? Try the cook, cool, reheat method and find out if it works for you!

Is It Time to Tweak Your Diabetes Management?

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

Does your diabetes management need these three tweaks?

5 Strategies for Balancing Blood Sugar During the Holidays

By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD No Comments

Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, discusses the holidays and blood sugar control.

Community Perspective: Travel Smart With Diabetes

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Learn about traveling with diabetes from Susan G. Weiner, RD and 2015 AADE Diabetes Educator of the Year.

Community Perspective: Improving Blood Sugar Management

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

This community discussion brought in special guest Gary Scheiner to discuss how to improve blood sugar control and learn advanced self-management skills.

Community Perspective: What Factors Affect Your Blood Sugar?

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Read our discussion from experts and type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients about factors that affect your blood sugar.