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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, and you’ve done all this research about which supplier and type ...

Diabetes

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 article we’ll ...
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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 ...
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How to Keep Injection Sites Healthy

Lipohypertrophy is a thickened, rubbery swelling under the skin that can happen to people where they inject insulin. ...
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CGM A Beginner's Guide

CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitoring) A Beginner’s Guide.

When you live with diabetes a common term you might hear is Continuous Glucose Monitoring, also known as ...
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Smoking & Diabetes

The Effects of Smoking & Diabetes

Cardiovascular Disease Smokers have a 30-40% higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes over non-smokers.  Smoking also makes ...
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10 ways to fight diabetes

10 Natural Ways to Combat Diabetes

1. Early Prevention It's not hard to speculate why so many people develop diabetes.  Genetics has a lot ...
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More than 2 Types of Diabetes

More Than Two Types of Diabetes?

For the past 20 years diabetes has always been classified as either type 1 or type 2, but ...
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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 ...
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Insulin

100 Years of Insulin Treatments Save Countless Lives

The disease diabetes has been identified for thousands of years, but only in the last 100, has there ...
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Diet & Fitness

Diabetes and Exercise

Plan Your Diabetic-Friendly Exercise Routine

It's All in the Mind We often make promises to ourselves that begin with the purest of intentions ...
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Ways to Stay Healthy with a Desk Job

Ways to Stay Healthy with a Desk Job

Physical inactivity, especially sitting for long periods, has been linked to increased mortality rates second only to smoking, ...
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Probiotics & Diabetes

Probiotics & Diabetes

The Microbiome The word bacteria conjures up images of creepy crawly organisms scurrying about the inner workings of ...
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Vitamin D vs. Diabetes

With diabetes on it's meteoric rise, new innovations are being discovered to help quell it's rising numbers.  New ...
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Child food allergies

Child Food Allergies are on the Rise

As modern medicine continues to find ways to treat and prevent illnesses from occurring, at least one issue ...
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Overeating

10 Ways to Curb Overeating

It is a little known fact that people with type 1 diabetes lose production of what is called ...
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Diabetics & Alcohol Consumption

Alcohol Consumption & Diabetes

Alcohol can be found in many consumables throughout our daily lives, mostly in social settings.  While not everyone ...
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Cinnamon may help fight against obesity

Cinnamon May Help Fight Against Obesity.

A 2017 study from the University of Michigan found how a common spice—cinnamon—can help fight against obesity. Researchers ...
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Low-Sugar Fruits for Diabetic Diets

Low-Sugar Fruits for Diabetic Diets

Naturally occurring sugar can be found in all fruits, although some may contain more than others.  Those trying ...
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Product Information

9 Steps to Better Catheter Self-Management

Here are 9 steps you can take to improve your experience in self-management of your catheter: Awareness - ...
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CPAP

Top 10 Reasons To Use Your CPAP Machine

Around 25 million Americans experience OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), and approximately 60% of them actually utilize a CPAP ...
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Back Braces

Advantages of Wearing a Back Brace

Chronic back pain is a condition that plagues many people, young and old. This explains why so many ...
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CGM

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

Get Accurate Blood Glucose Monitoring While some diabetics only need to check their blood sugar levels a couple ...
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