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Diabetes Daily Routine: Healthy Diabetes Management Tips

A Healthy Daily Routine for Diabetes When you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes, your world can feel more chaotic than ever. Like any chronic disease, diabetes can disrupt your life ...

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Diabetes Daily Routine: Healthy Diabetes Management Tips

A Healthy Daily Routine for Diabetes When you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes, your world can feel more ...
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Insulin Shock Treatment | Type 1 Diabetes Management

Insulin therapy is an integral part of a diabetes treatment regimen for many people. However, it’s entirely possible ...
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Type 1 Diabetes That Starts in Adults | Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

It should come as no surprise that young people are the most common age group diagnosed with type ...
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How to Quiet Your Mind | Mental Health Matters

If you follow US MED, you know we talk a lot about physical health, which makes sense since ...
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What Nails Say About Your Health | Health & Wellness

If you have diabetes, it should come as no surprise to hear that your body can let you ...
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The 7 Most Common Diabetes Myths

Diabetes is a common disease these days. In the US, 34.2 million people (slightly more than 1 in ...
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Is The Keto Diet Good For Diabetes?

If you’re a person with diabetes, there’s a good chance you’ve heard someone suggest the ketogenic diet as ...

Taking Diabetes Management To Another Level | Get Inspired

A diabetes diagnosis is certainly an emotional time. It's important to maintain a positive attitude and focus on ...
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How To Do a Fasting Blood Glucose Test

It’s widely known that blood sugar levels can vary significantly based on how long it’s been since a ...

Diet & Fitness

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The Top 20 Best Foods For Diabetes Control

There are pages and pages of advice available to people with diabetes who are wondering what not to ...
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What Body Shape Says About Health | Diet & Fitness

What Your Body Shape Reveals About Your Health Weight management is an essential factor in successful diabetes management. ...
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Foods High in Magnesium | Diet & Fitness

Magnesium and Your Health A healthy diet is crucial in diabetes management. Have you been living with diabetes ...
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Diabetic Friendly Drinks | Living With Diabetes

Whether you have diabetes or not, water is the ideal drink in terms of health. This beverage comes ...
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7 Unknown Advantages of The Diabetes Diet

For people with diabetes, eating right isn’t just a lifestyle choice - it can make the difference between ...
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Type 1 Diabetes Diet | Sample Menu, Easy Recipes, What to Avoid & More

Managing type 1 diabetes can be hard work. Still, one highly effective way of handling this condition doesn’t ...
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Is The Keto Diet Good For Diabetes?

If you’re a person with diabetes, there’s a good chance you’ve heard someone suggest the ketogenic diet as ...
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Yogurt Desserts | The Dessert Diaries | Diabetes Friendly Desserts

Yogurt Desserts: Diabetes Friendly Desserts from The Dessert Diaries Granola & Yogurt Breakfast Popsicles Get your day off ...
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Diabetes Friendly Fruit Desserts | The Dessert Diaries

Diabetes Friendly Fruit Desserts from US MED’s: The Dessert Diaries  Living with diabetes can make enjoying desserts difficult, but ...

Product Information

Are All Glucometers Created Equal?

When you’re managing diabetes, you’ll need a blood glucose meter you can rely on. These devices provide blood ...
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How Does An Insulin Pump Work?

For those living with insulin-managed diabetes, constant injections can be inconvenient and painful. An insulin pump can be ...
Catheter FAQs

The Most Common Catheter Questions

Catheter FAQ: You Ask, We Answer Using a catheter may sound scary or difficult, but don’t worry - ...
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Freestyle Libre vs. Freestyle Libre 2 CGM

“Should I switch to the FreeStyle Libre 2 CGM system?” Since this system launched recently, many FreeStyle Libre ...
A How-To Guide for Using a CGM

How To Get Started Using a CGM

You're ready to start using your CGM. You and your doctor have decided that you should try a ...
CGM Devices

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Devices Comparison

When researching CGMs (Continuous Glucose Monitor) it can be difficult to know which device to choose. In this ...
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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 ...
Straight Catheters

10 Tips for Living with a Long-Term Catheter

Living with a long-term catheter is necessary for many patients. Here we take you through 10 tips that ...

9 Steps to Better Catheter Self-Management

Are you living with a catheter that you manage yourself? It can be done, but there are important ...