Category Archives: Diabetes Learning Center

AMISCO, EXPERIENCE MORE COMFORTABLE INJECTION!

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If you have to inject insulin every day whether with syringes or pen needles, comfort is always first and foremost on your mind. While some people experience little to no discomfort when administering their injections, others deal with frequent pain and sensitivity, a concerning issue that only seems to compound itself as time goes by. […]

DEXCOM G6 CONTINUOUS BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING (CGM) SYSTEM NOW AVAILABLE

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We are excited to announce the addition of the full line of Dexcom G6 continuous blood glucose monitoring (CGM) system to Diabetic Outlet. You can now enjoy discounted retail price plus free shipping on all Dexcom G6 supplies including sensor, transmitter and receiver. Want to save ever more? Checkout our Dexcom G6 bundle. What is […]

6 BEST PRACTICES FOR MANAGING YOUR DIABETES IN THE SUMMER HEAT

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Summertime can make diabetes more difficult to manage for some people. The heat can cause many complications that exacerbate symptoms, making it even more important to be sure you are staying on top of your medications. For that we have put together some 6 summer diabetes management tips. The heat of summer can be much […]

WHEN TO CHECK YOUR DARIO METER AND STRIPS WITH DARIO CONTROL SOLUTION

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Your blood glucose monitor is an important tool in managing and monitoring blood glucose levels. To be sure you are getting an accurate reading from your meter, it is important to check it every periodically, using Dario control solution to be sure the test results you are seeing are true. Dario control solutions are made to […]

WHY PETS NEED THEIR OWN GLUCOSE TESTING SUPPLIES

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People tend to use human glucose monitoring systems for their pets, but if your pet has diabetes, you ought to be using testing supplies that are geared towards their specific needs. An animal’s blood composition, after all, is much different than a human’s, so the testing equipment we use for them should be as well. […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF MEASURING KETONE FOR DIABETES MANAGEMENT

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Ketones are present in the blood when there is insufficient insulin in the body to change sugar into energy. When this happens, the body draws on fat and muscle for energy, which then produces ketones. Because ketones are a type of acid, they can kick your body’s natural functions out of balance, the extreme outcome […]

APRIL 2018 NEWSFEED

Diet Soda, Sweeteners Can Still Cause Diabetes, Study Finds Although many people think diet soda is a healthier option than other sugary drinks, a new study has found that having beverages using artificial sweeteners can still lead to diabetes and obesity. Researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin say a study of rats has revealed […]

MARCH 2018 NEWSFEED

American Diabetes Association Releases “Economic Costs of Diabetes in the U.S.” Report at Annual Call to Congress Event Urging Legislators to Make Diabetes a National Priority the American Diabetes Association (ADA) released its new “Economics of Diabetes in the U.S. in 2017” (Economic Costs of Diabetes) report, detailing the fiscal impact of diabetes on American […]

4 MUST-HAVE BD PRODUCTS TO USE WITH INSULIN SYRINGES

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We are bringing to you 4 products from Becton Dickinson (BD) that you can use alongside your insulin syringes to have safer, more comfortable injections. These products are: BD ALCOHOL SWABS BD MAGNI-GUIDE INSULIN SYRINGE MAGNIFIER BD SAFE-CLIP NEEDLE CLIPPING AND STORAGE DEVICE BD HOME SHARPS CONTAINER OR COLLECTOR 1. BD ALCOHOL SWABS The first step […]

HOW TO MANAGE DIABETES BY CREATING HEALTHIER HABITS FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME

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Whether you’ve been recently diagnosed with diabetes or have had the condition for years, it doesn’t have to prevent you from enjoying a healthy, happy life. In fact, there are many things you can do to reduce your symptoms by improving your health. This includes some simple (and affordable) lifestyle adjustments, as well as some […]