Diabetes Treatment And Care Articles
To be clear, an insulin pump is NOT an artificial pancreas or a cure for diabetes.
The advantages of pumping far outweigh the inconveniences.
A pump offers freedom from the hassle of relying on insulin shots.
Today, we have the choice of using new technology that does away with the daily regimen of shots.
If you take multiple shots of insulin every day, an insulin pump is a great tool to consider.
Save money on diabetes medications with patient assistance programs.
Many pharmaceutical companies offer their own savings programs or discounts on particular products.
Discount drug card programs are a great resource that offer free or low-cost prescription drugs to those who qualify.
You can get your diabetes supplies for amazing prices at your local Wal-Mart.
If you have Medicare, you may not realize how much of your diabetes medications and supplies are actually covered.
Do you need help paying for your diabetes supplies? Here are our top five money-saving tips.
Learn about Symlin, an additional glucose-lowering drug prescribed mainly to type 1 diabetics already taking insulin.
Do you know how to properly care for your insulin?
People without diabetes have a fully automatic system controlling insulin output. We people with diabetes have more of a “manual transmission.”
Unfortunately, insulin has a bad rap. The very mention of it evokes fear and loathing in many people.
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.