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Best Blood Glucose Meters for 2024 | A Curated Guide

For people with diabetes, blood glucose meters aren’t just helpful—these devices are an essential component of any worthwhile diabetes management strategy. Still, some glucometers are better than others, so we’re here to shine a light on the best glucose meters on the market. And since you’ll be using your meter so often, it’s wise to…

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Different Types of CGM: A Complete Guide

What is the Best Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) for Your Diabetic Needs? It’s a fact of life – people with diabetes need to check their glucose levels every so often. In the past, that meant doing multiple finger-prick tests per day. But these tests are inconvenient and painful, so it’s not hard to see why…

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Dexcom G7 Compatibility with Tandem t:slim X2: What You Need to Know | US MED

In early 2023, Dexcom began offering the Dexcom G7 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System to U.S. residents with diabetes. This system launched with features like unmatched accuracy*, a discreet and comfortable sensor†, and a warm-up time twice as fast as any other CGM‡. But when this device launched, it was missing one capability its predecessor…

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Dexcom G7 Release Date, Features & Cost Insights

Are you interested in learning more about the Dexcom G7 and what distinguishes it from other CGMs available today? If so, you’re in luck. Take a look at our complete overview of this exciting new product!

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Dexom G7 CGM Super Bowl Ad with Nick Jonas

The long-awaited Dexcom G7 CGM is here. With the help of Nick Jonas, Dexcom is introducing the new Dexcom G7 CGM in a 2023 Super Bowl commercial.

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Dexcom G6 vs. Dexcom G7: What You Need to Know

Learn about the latest news on Dexcom G7, how it compares to the Dexcom G6, and how to get through US MED.

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Insulin Pump vs CGM

How much is a CGM? How is an insulin pump different than a CGM? Get answers to these question and more in this product breakdown.

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Type I Diabetes: There’s An App For That, Too!

There’s a new app out there for families dealing with Type I diabetes – and it was developed by a teenager! Here’s how you can use T1D1 and other apps to make diabetes management easier than ever.

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Insulin Pump 101

How Does An Insulin Pump Work?

In this article we’ll answer all your insulin pump-related questions, provide safety tips, and break down the types of insulin pumps available.

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How To Check Blood Sugar Levels

How To Check Blood Sugar Levels

What does the future of blood sugar testing hold? We explore some of the experimental methods that may be commonplace one day and also review the tried and true glucometers on the market today.

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Freestyle Libre vs. Freestyle Libre 2 CGM

What’s the difference between the FreeStyle Libre 14-Day and the new FreeStyle Libre 2 from Abbott? We’ll provide all the differences so you’ll know which Continuous Glucose Monitor is right for you.

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Best Diabetes Apps

We’ve taken the guesswork out of diabetes apps by selecting a few of our favorites. Read through this selection and see which diabetes apps made our “best of” list!

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What are Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices and How to Choose a CGM?

Choosing a Continuous Glucose Monitor is a big decision. Here we breakdown the top CGMs, their manufacturers, and features so you can select the right CGM to fit your lifestyle.

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Top Suppliers for CGM

Living with diabetes can be hard enough. You shouldn’t have to worry about sticking yourself with needles multiple times a day. Instead, ask your doctor about Continuous Glucose Monitoring (or CGM). These systems are composed of a small sensor and transceiver device that constantly monitor your blood sugar levels. To learn more about how CGMs…

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Apple Watch Diabetes

Apple Watch Detects Diabetes with 85% Accuracy

The Apple watch is not just a hi-tech fashion statement but is now able to detect diabetes with 85% accuracy, according to part of a larger DeepHeart study with Cardiogram and UCSF.  It used data from Apple Watch users and detected 462 of them as having diabetes using the watch’s built-in heart rate sensor and artificial intelligence-based…

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The Future of Medical Records on The Blockchain

With the recent explosion of Bitcoin and all the hype surrounding it, the one thing that is for certain is that its underlying technology called the blockchain will be an industry disruptor for many financial sectors in the years to come.  One of those sectors that can see a major use-case for such innovation is…

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