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Diabetes Rash: Appearance & Prevention

If you’re living with diabetes, you probably know all about the effects it can have on your overall health. While they aren’t as severe as some diabetes complications, it’s essential ...

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Diabetes Rash: Appearance & Prevention

If you’re living with diabetes, you probably know all about the effects it can have on your overall ...
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Diabetes and Depression: How to Manage These Health Conditions

Between insulin injections, dietary changes, tracking glucose levels, and everything else, diabetes management can make anyone blue at ...
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Hypoglycemia Symptoms, Causes and Treatments for Diabetics

One crucial step in a successful diabetes management strategy is closely monitoring your blood sugar levels. By doing ...
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Diabetic Foot Pain and Soreness Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

People with diabetes need to do all kinds of things while managing their condition. Most people who have ...
How to Choose a Glucose Meter

How to Choose a Glucose Meter

When you’re managing diabetes, you’ll need a blood glucose meter you can rely on. These devices provide blood ...
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Building a Diabetes Care Plan

Have you felt overwhelmed by the demands that come with diabetes management? If so, you’re not alone - ...
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Breakfast Ideas For People With Diabetes | Diet & Fitness

Though it’s famously the “most important meal of the day,” breakfast can also be easy to skip. Of ...
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Flu and Diabetes: Symptoms and Treatment

No one enjoys dealing with the flu, but this disease can cause particularly severe problems if you also ...
Insulin Site Injections

Where to Inject Insulin & How to Keep Insulin Injection Sites Healthy

Lipohypertrophy is a thickened, rubbery swelling under the skin that can develop in places where people with diabetes ...

Diet & Fitness

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Is Honey Good for Diabetes?

Everyone with diabetes knows they have to watch their carbohydrate intake. Of course, white sugar and other refined ...
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Diabetic Foot Pain and Soreness Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

People with diabetes need to do all kinds of things while managing their condition. Most people who have ...
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Building a Diabetes Care Plan

Have you felt overwhelmed by the demands that come with diabetes management? If so, you’re not alone - ...
Woman using blender

Breakfast Ideas For People With Diabetes | Diet & Fitness

Though it’s famously the “most important meal of the day,” breakfast can also be easy to skip. Of ...
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How to Lose Belly Fat | Diet & Fitness

Regardless of a person’s weight, everyone has some amount of belly fat. While some of this fat is ...
Knee Exercises

Knee Strengthening Exercises

How to Strengthen Your Knees Have you ever thought about how often you use your knees? Many people ...
Worst Restaurant Meals

Worst Restaurant Meals For People With Diabetes

When you’re eating out, it may be tempting to indulge in dishes that are less healthy than what ...
Veggies That Are Healthy Sources of Carbs

Veggies That Are Healthy Sources of Carbs | Diet & Fitness

For people living with diabetes, one highly effective way to manage this condition is to eat a healthy ...
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Diabetic Diet: 6 Foods That Help to Control Blood Sugar

A healthy diet is vital for everyone, especially people living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. If ...

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Medicare Benefits: Does Medicare Cover Diabetes Supplies | US MED

At US MED, our goal is nothing less than to be the nation's best provider of diabetes supplies. ...
Are All Glucometers Created Equal

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 ...
Insulin Pump 101

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 system?” Since this system launched recently, many FreeStyle Libre 14 ...
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

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

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 ...