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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 to have too much of a good thing. That goes for insulin, ...

Diabetes

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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 ...
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Diabetes in Children | Symptoms, Types, & Management

Diabetes can affect anyone’s life - even children. According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report 2020, approximately 210,000 U.S. ...

Diet & Fitness

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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 ...
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Coffee & Diabetes: Is It Safe To Drink?

Is It Safe For People With Diabetes To Drink Coffee? When you’re living with diabetes, it’s important to put thought into everything you eat ...
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Foods And Drinks That Cause Blood Sugar Spikes

  Diabetes can transform the seemingly-simple task of meal planning into a minefield. When you have this disease, ...
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Diabetes and Exercise: Small Changes Can Make A Big Difference

If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, one of the best things you can do for yourself is getting exercise. ...
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Best Snacks For People With Diabetes

Healthy Diabetic Snacks Nobody enjoys the feeling of having low blood sugar between meals, but people with diabetes ...

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 ...