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According to Reuters on 11/21/2018:

A global diabetes epidemic is fueling record demand for insulin, but tens of millions will not get the injections they need unless there is a dramatic improvement in access and affordability, a new study concludes.

Diabetes — which can lead to blindness, kidney failure, heart problems, neuropathic pain

The bolus-basal insulin injection regime for those living with diabetes works like your body should, but may not be a suitable fit for everyone.

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If you have insulin dependent diabetes, you’re very familiar with bolus insulin, the type of insulin that is short-acting, typically taken with meals. However, not as many people with diabetes are as familiar with the other kind, basal insulin or, for that matter,  the bolus-basal insulin regime. Read on to learn the difference between bolus and basal injections and why a bolus-basal routine might be right for you.

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Your insulin pump is a great tool to more effectively manage and regulate your diabetes. However, just like any other technological device, your pump can malfunction. The first thing to remember if this happens is to not panic!

If your insulin pump malfunctions, perhaps the alarms are malfunctioning or the buttons aren’t working properly,

Transitioning to an insulin pump  from injection therapy is a significant change, but can provide many benefits and improve your overall health.

Insulin pump for diabetes

Moving from insulin injections to a pump is a big transition, but a smart decision given the many benefits a pump provides. Even though injections are less expensive and require less education, there

Transitioning from insulin injections to an insulin pump can help you better maintain your child’s diabetes while adding significant convenience and spontaneity to your daily schedule.


Every parent knows that maintaining a regular schedule for their child is challenging.  Add diabetes management to the mix and the difficulty can arise exponentially. Transitioning from injections

 Providing the tools to help those with diabetes lose weight can help them take the first step towards protecting their health.

Exercising regularly, coupled with eating healthy, is crucial to maintaining or losing weight and lowering cholesterol. These factors, along with the need to monitor your blood glucose are particularly important for those with

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get active! People with diabetes are encouraged to exercise as a way to improve overall health. Improved blood glucose and weight loss are positive benefits for a better, healthier life.

 There are some precautions that insulin pump users should take before starting a routine. But don’t


If you are looking to simplify your diabetes management, an insulin pump may be right for you. Insulin pumps can be used by those with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes but are most useful for people with busy schedules. While it can be discreetly hidden in clothing, this small device monitors blood glucose