Category Archives: Lifestyle

A Patient’s Guide to Finding a Good Fit with a New Primary Care Doctor

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Managing diabetes can be overwhelming and it can only feel worse if you have to look for a new physician. You might feel anxious about finding a new doctor whether you were just diagnosed with diabetes or your primary care physician decides to retire. There’s a lot to consider, but this guide can help you […]

Those Who Hesitate to Try The Libre 2 CGM Will Switch After Reading This Story

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Managing blood sugar levels often feels like a constant juggling act. Too high and you risk serious complications. Too low and you can experience everything from shakiness and dizziness to seizures and unconsciousness. That’s why a continuous glucose monitor that provides early warnings can be a lifesaver. Just ask Karen, a lifelong type 1 diabetic […]

7 Tips on How to Speak Up at Your Next Doctor Appointment

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Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for people to be upfront, especially when it comes to their health. So if that’s you, and you’ve been feeling like you should speak up more, here’s how to build up that confidence for your next appointment. 1. Make sure you arrive on the dot Being on time for your appointment […]

The World’s Smallest CGM Sensor is More Discreet Than Ever

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Introducing the world’s smallest, thinnest, and most discreet continuous glucose monitoring sensor: the Freestyle Libre 3 CGM. The Libre 3 sensor is so small and thin that it can be worn discreetly under your clothes, and there is no need to prick your finger to get a blood sample. The makers of the FreeStyle Libre […]

Looking and Feeling Your Best Go Hand in Hand

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Looking great and feeling great are two different things. You might look your absolute best by changing your hair and makeup, but how you feel might not be the same. As WforWoman notes, it’s time to start thinking of how looking our best and feeling our best is linked and what we can take away […]

GlucoChews Have Arrived: 2 Tasty Flavors Orange and Raspberry

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GlucoChews Are Here! We are excited to announce our newest addition: GlucoChews Fast Acting Glucose Tablets! These tasty tablets are available in orange or raspberry flavors and are perfect for those moments when you just need a boost of energy. GlucoChews Fast Acting Glucose Tablets are packaged in reusable tubes that contain 10 tablets each […]

Vacuum Therapy: A Proven Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction Caused by Diabetes

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Erectile Dysfunction (ED) and Diabetes Numerous men suffer from the impact that diabetes has on their ability to get and maintain an erection. This review from 2017 indicates that men with diabetes are three and a half times more likely to suffer from erectile dysfunction.¹ Interestingly, conversations about sexual health and its relationship to diabetes […]

Libre 2 Reader or Phone App

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Proper glucose monitoring is crucial to preventing long-term complications. That’s why many people are switching to a CGM device, like the Libre 2, to stay abreast of their blood glucose level changes and to make informed decisions about their health. But what if you could also use your phone to continuously track and monitor your […]

How To Extend Your Injection Sites with Just A FLEX

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While our bodies can move in many ways, our range of motion only goes so far, and some positions are impossible to achieve. For those with diabetes, this becomes an issue when injecting insulin. With insulin pens, there are only so many places that can be reached while still holding the pen in a way […]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Determine If Libre 2 CGM Is Right for You

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Making the switch to the Libre 2 CGM system can be a big change, and it’s important to make sure you have all the information you need before making any decisions. In my last article, we talked about the pros and cons of Libre 2, but you may still be on fence, and that’s totally […]