Diabetes Treatment-And-Care Articles

A New Movement for More Affordable Insulin

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

If you’re paying too much for insulin, here’s what you can do about it.

Diabetes Drug May Fight Parkinson’s Disease Too

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

Experts say it could do more than previous Parkinson’s treatments. Here's what we know so far.

Avoiding Blood Sugar Lows: Is One Long-Acting Insulin Better Than Another?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

A head-to-head comparison finds a winner—but there’s more you should know.

Tuberculosis Vaccine Shows Promise for Reversing Type 1 Diabetes

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

A simple treatment may be a game-changer in the fight against the blood sugar disease.

Is Metformin Safe for Your Brain?

By Kent Peterson 5 Comments

Research sheds new light on the controversy.

FDA Says Diabetes Drug Increases Amputation Risk

By U.S. Food and Drug Administration No Comments

Important information for users of canagliflozin (sold under the brand names Invokana, Invokamet, and Invokamet XR).

No More Finger Pricks? Apple Working on Blood Sugar Sensors

By Kent Peterson No Comments

The technology leader hopes to make monitoring blood glucose simple and painless.

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

By Mark Harmel No Comments

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

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.

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.

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.

How the Affordable Care Act Is Helping People with Diabetes

By Amy Wotring, Associate Director of Federal Government Affairs, American Diabetes Association No Comments

The Affordable Care Act provides many benefits to those with diabetes. Learn more from Amy Wotring from the American Diabetes Association.

Talking to Your Doctor: Do I Need to Make That Appointment?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Spare yourself - and your doctor - from unnecessary appointments. Here's how know whether you really need to see the doctor.

Free Guide: Talking to Your Dr. about Your Diabetes

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Your relationship with your doctor is key to effectively managing your diabetes. But sometimes those few moments with your doctor can be so overwhelming. Sometimes you might forget what you want to bring up, what…

7 Ways to Cope With Financial Stress

By Dr GaryCA 1 Comment

Stop thinking about your finances? Fat chance of that. But you can do a few things to manage the stress that financial concerns can cause.