Diabetes Treatment And Care Articles

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 1 Comment

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.

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.