Diabetes Treatment And Care Articles

Talking to Your Doctor: My Doctor Always Rushes Through the Appointment

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Doctors are busier than ever. But Dr. Gary’s tips can help you get the attention you deserve and the care you need.

Can I Use Metformin If I Have Kidney Dysfunction?

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

We now know more about who can safely benefit from this proven diabetes medication.

Community Perspective: When Insurance Dictates Diabetes Treatments

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

A diabetes diagnosis not only requires a close relationship with your healthcare provider, but with your health insurance company too. Your insurance can have a strong impact on how you care for your diabetes. We…

Why Am I Being Asked to Change My Test Strips or Meds?

By Mark Harmel 1 Comment

Learn what’s going on behind the scenes that could affect your prescriptions and your health—then find out how to fight back.

Community Perspective: Access to Diabetes Care

By Tom Betar 1 Comment

Not all people with type 1 diabetes have access to the care they need. Organizations like T1International are working to change that.

Solving the Global Crisis in Access to Diabetes Care

By Elizabeth Rowley 1 Comment

People are dying wherever diabetes care is unaffordable or unavailable. One organization is fighting to end this—and you can help.

Community Perspective: Walking the Insulin Tightrope

By Tom Betar No Comments

Keeping your blood glucose levels within a safe range is a balancing act that can often make you feel like you are walking a tightrope.

The Insulin Tightrope

By Beverly S. Adler, PhD, CDE 2 Comments

Take advantage of these tools that can help you keep your blood sugar levels in balance.

Patients Educating Clinicians

By Michelle Litchman No Comments

Healthcare providers can learn a lot from the people they treat, especially when it comes to chronic conditions such as diabetes.

Community Perspective: Artificial Pancreas and Closed Loop Technology

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Have you heard the latest news about the artificial pancreas and closed loop technology in the diabetes community? In September 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved new technology that will automatically regulate basal…

Managing Expectations of the First Artificial Pancreas

By Tom Betar 3 Comments

The FDA recently approved a new system that will automatically administer or withhold basal insulin for people with type 1 diabetes Here's what else you need to know about this breakthrough technology.

Community Perspective: Insulin Sensitivity

By Tom Betar No Comments

Our online community tackles the subject of insulin sensitivity with the help of a diabetes author and CDE.

Community Perspective: Past, Present, and Future of Diabetes Management

By Danielle Cronquist 1 Comment

Learn about the past, present, and future of diabetes management and care from diabetes advocates and Mike Hoskins, managing editor of DiabetesMine.

Diabetes Tech—Past, Present, Future

By Michael W. Hoskins, managing editor, DiabetesMine No Comments

Michael W. Hoskins discusses how diabetes technology has changed over the last thirty years.

Community Perspective: Practicing Self-Care

By Tom Betar No Comments

Self-care is discussed by our diabetic online community. Dr. Mark Heyman, diabetes psychologist, weighs in as well.

New Smartphone-Enabled Insulin Pen

By Jewels Doskicz, RN 1 Comment

Learn about a smart insulin delivery system that promises big advantages over conventional insulin pens.