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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 ...

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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

What’s All The Fuss About Gluten?

It's nearly impossible to go to a restaurant or a supermarket now and not be bombarded with labels ...
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Nutrition Labels

New Food Nutrition Labels Now Lists ‘Added Sugars’

The useful nutrition labels on foods now contain a new element: Added Sugars. The listing now allows consumers ...
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Supplement Facts

Did You Know Herbs Can Affect Prescription Medications?

Millions of people take herbal supplements and consider them completely safe, but there are nearly 1,500 documented interactions ...
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Back Pain

How Lower Back Pain is Improved by Exercise

Most people suffer from lower back pain at one point or another, but treating it remains hit and ...
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How To Keep Your Energy Level High All Day

If your energy level varies from high to low during the day, making adjustments to your diet can ...
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happy mature couple in the swimming pool

Seniors Swim Their Way To Health

High blood pressure, bad balance, arthritis -- these are common problems for seniors. Still, all the experts say ...
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Stretching Exercise

Get Moving

For better health: Get up, stand up, move around Researchers are studying the negative effects of sitting for ...
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Get Fit News

A Healthy Retiree is a Happy Retiree

You can see yourself taking a swim in the pool of a fancy Hawaiian resort, riding a bike ...
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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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