Diabetes Treatment And Care Articles

Community Perspective: Hospital Stays

By Tom Betar No Comments

Learn from our community members and expert how you can have a safe and productive hospital stay, even with diabetes.

3 Questions About Your Hospital Stay

By Chris Memering, RN, CDE No Comments

Chris Memering, RN, CDE, discusses three common questions people ask about their care during their hospital stay.

Community Perspective: How Hospitalization Affects Diabetes Care

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Special guest Rachel Head, RD and CDE, and the diabetes community lend their expert advice on diabetes and hospital care.

5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before You Get Any Test, Treatment, or Procedure

By Consumer Reports No Comments

Choosing Wisely is an initiative by the ABIM Foundation to identify commonly-used tests or procedures whose necessity should be questioned and discussed.
1. Do I really need this test or procedure? Medical tests help…

Community Perspective: Diabetes Tips and Tricks

By Tom Betar No Comments

This week's community perspective gives those with diabetes a chance to share their insights and experiences on a wide range of issues.

Buying Insulin Without a Prescription: What to Know

By Tom Betar 1 Comment

What would you do if you found yourself in desperate need of life-saving insulin but you were uninsured or didn’t have a prescription? It’s a scary thought and a worst-case scenario—but it could happen. If…

Community Perspective: Diabetes Tech Trends

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Diabetes Forecast offered inside peeks into what’s new and exciting in diabetes technology in this week’s community Twitter discussion.

5 Hot Trends in the Diabetes Product Pipeline

By Kelly Rawlings, Editorial Director, Diabetes Forecast magazine 1 Comment

Special guest blogger Kelly Rawlings of Diabetes Forecast magazine shares the latest trends in diabetes tech.

Where the Presidential Candidates Stand on Healthcare

By Tom Betar 6 Comments

Healthcare is a hot topic for many voters. Read where the presidential candidates stand on healthcare reform and how their ideas may impact your chronic disease management in the future.

Community Perspective: On-the-Rise Diabetes Technology

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

This week we welcomed Dana Lewis and Scott Leibrand, founders of the #DIYPS (the Do-It-Yourself Pancreas System) and founders of the #OpenAPS movement to join our community discussion.

Surprising Ways Social Media Enables Diabetes Innovation

By Dana Lewis No Comments

Dana Lewis explains how social media enables diabetes innovations.

Finding the Right Pump Is Like Finding the Right Man

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

In love as in blood sugar control, it pays to choose carefully. Here's how to find an insulin pump you'll fall in love with.

11 Ways to Prevent Medical Bills From Dinging Your Credit

By Tom Betar 2 Comments

Unpaid medical debt can have a big impact on your credit score if you let it. Fortunately, there are many things you can do, such as checking your credit report annually, to keep medical debt…

What to Do When Your Doctor Assumes You “Know What to Do”

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

RN and PWD Jewels Doskicz talks about some questions to ask your healthcare provider about your diagnosis and treatment.

Community Perspective: Diabetes Technology

By Tom Betar 1 Comment

Technology continues to permeate nearly every aspect of our lives, including our health and well-being. So, for our weekly Q&A we took a closer look at some of the ways technology is changing the game…

How to Find the Best Health Insurance Plan for You

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

RN and PWD Jewels Doskicz goes through the steps you need to take and the questions you need to ask when applying for health insurance.