Diabetes Treatment And Care Articles

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.

Is Your Doctor Talking to You or Clicking at You?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Don’t let the computer in the examination room compromise your care. Dr. Gary tells what you can do if technology comes between you and your physician.

Diabetes and Essential Oils

By Danielle Cronquist 3 Comments

This alternative treatment may be able to help relieve some symptoms that are common in people with diabetes.

Community Perspective: Certified Diabetes Educator Accessibility

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Learn how a CDE can benefit your diabetes management from Rachel Head, RD and CDE at One Drop, and Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE, and director of One Drop Experts, and members of the diabetes online…

Taking a Closer Look at 7 Steps to Health and "The Big Diabetes Lie"

By Tom Betar No Comments

There is a lot of information available about diabetes, and it’s tough to know what to believe. There are many “miracle” cures for diabetes out there, but are they legitimate?

Diabetes Cures: "The pH Miracle for Diabetes" Exposed

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

A “revolutionary diet plan” as a “miracle” response to your type 1 or type 2 diabetes problems sounds too good to be true, and that’s usually because it is.

Talking to Your Doctor: My Doctor Always Rushes Through the Appointment

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Doctors are busier than ever. But Dr. Gary’s tips can help you get the attention you deserve and the care you need.

Can I Use Metformin If I Have Kidney Dysfunction?

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

We now know more about who can safely benefit from this proven diabetes medication.

Community Perspective: When Insurance Dictates Diabetes Treatments

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

A diabetes diagnosis not only requires a close relationship with your healthcare provider, but with your health insurance company too. Your insurance can have a strong impact on how you care for your diabetes. We…

Why Am I Being Asked to Change My Test Strips or Meds?

By Mark Harmel No Comments

Learn what’s going on behind the scenes that could affect your prescriptions and your health—then find out how to fight back.

Community Perspective: Access to Diabetes Care

By Tom Betar 1 Comment

Not all people with type 1 diabetes have access to the care they need. Organizations like T1International are working to change that.

Solving the Global Crisis in Access to Diabetes Care

By Elizabeth Rowley 1 Comment

People are dying wherever diabetes care is unaffordable or unavailable. One organization is fighting to end this—and you can help.

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.