Diabetes Treatment And Care Articles

Get Diabetes Meds for Less With Help Directly from Drugmakers

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

Many pharmaceutical companies offer their own savings programs or discounts on particular products.

Pay Less for Diabetes Meds With Discount Drug Card Programs

By Amy Tenderich 1 Comment

Discount drug card programs are a great resource that offer free or low-cost prescription drugs to those who qualify.

Shop Discount Stores to Get Diabetes Supplies for Less

By Amy Tenderich 1 Comment

You can get your diabetes supplies for amazing prices at your local Wal-Mart.

How to Use Medicare to Pay for Diabetes Costs

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If you have Medicare, you may not realize how much of your diabetes medications and supplies are actually covered.

Diabetes Help: Paying for Diabetes

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Do you need help paying for your diabetes supplies? Here are our top five money-saving tips.

Pros and Cons of Symlin, an Insulin Supplement

By Amy Tenderich 2 Comments

Learn about Symlin, an additional glucose-lowering drug prescribed mainly to type 1 diabetics already taking insulin.

How to Keep Your Insulin Safe

By Amy Tenderich 3 Comments

Do you know how to properly care for your insulin?

Understanding Long-Acting vs. Fast-Acting Insulin

By Amy Tenderich 1 Comment

People without diabetes have a fully automatic system controlling insulin output. We people with diabetes have more of a “manual transmission.”

Why Insulin's "Bad Rap" is Undeserved

By Amy Tenderich 1 Comment

Unfortunately, insulin has a bad rap. The very mention of it evokes fear and loathing in many people.

All You Need to Know about Insulin

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

A diagnosis of diabetes is no longer a death sentence — due mostly to that healing elixir that mimics a natural substance in our bodies known as insulin.

Take Your Damn Meds!

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Overcoming three of the most common reasons why people with diabetes may skip their medications.

When to Update or Change Your Diabetes Medications

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

Many people continue on the same medications for years on end, without ever thinking to re-evaluate their effectiveness. Bad idea!

Taking Insulin Is Not "The End"

By Amy Tenderich 9 Comments

Going on insulin doesn't mean you have “really bad” diabetes, or that you are about to go into the hospital, or even kick the bucket.

Pills: Just One Tool - Not a Diabetes Cure-All

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

Remember, diabetes pills don’t lower BG by themselves. You'll still want to be careful what you eat and be active to help lower your BG.

The Important Role of Prescription Diabetes Meds

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Physical activity and food choices are pillars of diabetes management. But medications provide another powerful tool for lowering your blood glucose.

How to Make the Most of Face Time With Your Doctor

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

Many people feel frustrated or even disheartened by interactions with their doctors.