Diabetes Treatment And Care Articles

What an Insulin Pump Is...and Is Not

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

To be clear, an insulin pump is NOT an artificial pancreas or a cure for diabetes.

An Insulin Pump Helps You Live Life on Your Terms

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

The advantages of pumping far outweigh the inconveniences.

An Insulin Pump vs. Insulin Shots

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A pump offers freedom from the hassle of relying on insulin shots.

The Benefits of an Insulin Pump

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Today, we have the choice of using new technology that does away with the daily regimen of shots. 

The Pros and Cons of Living with an Insulin Pump

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

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

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Save money on diabetes medications with patient assistance programs.

Get Diabetes Meds for Less With Help Directly from Drugmakers

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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

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

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

Diabetes Help: Paying for Diabetes

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

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.