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Diabetes Tips for Cold and Allergy Season

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes supplies, Insulin pump supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication Interactions, Tips for People with Diabetes
It’s important to know what medications are safe to take when you have a cold or allergy symptoms if you’re a diabetes sufferer. Here are some tips.     Cold and allergy season is here again! As someone with diabetes, careful consideration should be made before taking any over-the-counter medications for your cold or allergy.… Continue Reading

Ten Medications to Discuss with Your Doctor Before Taking if You Have Diabetes

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Learn which commonly prescribed and over-the-counter drugs can cause dangerous interactions if you have diabetes.     If you have diabetes and take other prescription and non-prescription drugs, it’s time to evaluate your medications. It’s very common for those with the condition to take other drugs in addition to their diabetes medications. When certain meds… Continue Reading

New Research Gives Hope to Those Living with Diabetes

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A group of researchers at Cornell University have recently discovered a probiotic that may be considered a new treatment for diabetes.   What would your life be like if taking a simple pill could help you manage your diabetes? With the development of new research, this futuristic dream might be close to becoming a reality.… Continue Reading

3 Steps for Living Healthier with Diabetes in the New Year

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Exercise and Diabetes, Holiday recipes, Insulin Pumps, Obesity and Diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes
Here are some suggestions for people suffering with diabetes to eat and live heathier in the coming year.   Eating healthy and exercising are common resolutions for many in the New Year, not just for those with diabetes. Although most of us start out with good intentions of living a healthier lifestyle, it’s easy to… Continue Reading

What’s New in the World of Diabetes Research

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Scientists are working in many areas to prevent and cure diabetes. Here’s an update on three key areas of research. Now is one of the most exciting times in diabetes research. Scientists are working in many areas, and three key types of research – viruses, gut microbiome and inflammation – are getting a lot of… Continue Reading

New Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Deaths

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, Senior diabetes, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
A clinical trial shows those with diabetes given the drug Jardiance were 38% less likely to die from a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease.   It’s an unfortunate truth, but diabetes is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. In fact, people with Type 2 diabetes are five to eight… Continue Reading

Is there a Link between Antibiotic Use and Diabetes?

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes Research, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, Tips for People with Diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, Uncategorized
A new study explores whether antibiotic usage increases the risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.     A recent study in Denmark regarding antibiotic use and diabetes has created quite a buzz. Researchers found that in the years prior to their diagnosis, people with Type 2 diabetes took more antibiotics than those without it. This,… Continue Reading

Diabetes in Women: Your Questions Answered

Posted in Diabetes, Diabetes Advice, Diabetes and Pregnancy, Diabetes Conditions, Diabetes Recipes, Diabetes supplies, Diabetes testing supplies, Diet and Diabetes, Insulin Pumps, Medication News, Tips for People with Diabetes
Seven common questions relating to diabetes in women.   Like most diseases, diabetes affects each person in a slightly different manner. Just as your body is uniquely yours, so is the diabetes that you manage. And being a woman with the Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes yields yet an additional set of distinct questions.… Continue Reading

A Temporary Tattoo May Be the First Painless Glucose Measurement Tool

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Scientists have invented a temporary tattoo that can monitor glucose levels. This new technology may soon be a common part of diabetes supplies Tattoos may get a bad rap but what if one, albeit the temporary variety, could help you monitor health issues? Researchers and nano-engineers have been developing a temporary tattoo that might be… Continue Reading

Tips for Taking Care of Yourself This Winter

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Patients with diabetes are at higher risk for getting the flu. Here are some basic prevention techniques and tips on what to do if they do get sick.    With the winter months upon us, it’s critical that people with diabetes (both Type 1 and 2) take extra precaution to avoid getting the flu.  Diabetes… Continue Reading

Can Your Diabetes Supplies Expire?

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Using expired diabetes testing supplies can be dangerous to your health. Make sure you know these expiration date rules! It’s easy to know if the milk in your refrigerator is good to drink. Store it properly and just look for the expiration date. It’s clearly printed on the bottle. Once the date is past, you’re… Continue Reading

New Chewing Gum to Treat Diabetes

Posted in Medication News
So you don’t like taking those big Metformin tablets because they’re hard to swallow, taste awful, and what’s more, they really do major damage to your stomach. Well, there may be an alternative sometime in the near future. Now in the testing phase, a chewing-gum product, called MetControl, will be given to 36 volunteer patients to test its… Continue Reading