Diabetes Treatment And Care Articles

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

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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.

The Magic of a CDE (Certified Diabetes Educator)

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a personal coach for your diabetes care?

How to Find an Endocrinologist

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

PWD Amy Tenderich outlines five tips for finding the best endocrinologist for you.

Why It's Important You Like Your Doctor

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

It's important to like your doctor? Why? The success of your relationship will lead to your success or failure in managing your diabetes.

Do I Need to See an Endocrinologist?

By Amy Tenderich 2 Comments

An endocrinologist might be the expert you need to get a handle on everything you need to know to properly manage your diabetes.