Treatment Trends For Type I Diabetes

Treatment Trends For Type I Diabetes

The number of type I diabetes (T1D) patients is over 30 million, globally, and over 100 million people are insulin dependent today. The current standard of care for T1D requires lifelong daily insulin injections and is still accompanied by long-term health issues such...
How Does Obesity Cause Type 2 Diabetes?

How Does Obesity Cause Type 2 Diabetes?

A few decades ago researchers believed there might be a possible link between obesity and diabetes. No one knew why the connection occurred. By 2011, doctors were convinced the connection was real. They started breaking the news to their patients – obesity is the...
Smoking & Diabetes: A Dangerous Combination

Smoking & Diabetes: A Dangerous Combination

Smoking can wreak havoc on the body and dramatically increase the chances of developing health complications such as heart disease, stroke, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cancer for anyone. For those with type 2...
Levemir vs. Novolog

Levemir vs. Novolog

Diabetes is a disease that affects both adults and children worldwide. This condition, also known as diabetes mellitus, causes an irregular rise in blood sugar levels in the body. The insulin hormone transports sugar from your bloodstream to the cells. However, when a...
Understanding Estimated Average Glucose Readings

Understanding Estimated Average Glucose Readings

People living with diabetes are accustomed to checking their blood sugar levels several times a day with a personal glucose meter at home. These meters incorporate the finger prick and test strip method for monitoring glucose levels any time of the day – generally...
The Importance of A1C Test Results

The Importance of A1C Test Results

The A1C test is the primary test used to diagnose and manage diabetes. People who have already been diagnosed with diabetes because of their A1C test results will usually have the test repeated once every three or four months to gauge how well the disease is...