Category Archives: Diabetes Treatment

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 […]

Clean Your Skin Before and After Glucose Testing with This Clever Product

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Are you looking for an environmentally friendly way to prepare and cleanse your skin before and after glucose testing? The PandaPod offers all this within an easy-to-use and convenient package containing wipes for glucose testing. Safe, On the Go Testing Those who have had to test their glucose when out and about can face some […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Reduce Pain, Anxiety, and Bruising Associated with Pen Injections

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No one enjoys having injections, and while this is a common occurrence for those with diabetes, that does not make it any more bearable. What does make injections more tolerable, though, is the combination of insulin pens and a new accessory you may know about called TickleFLEX. When compared to the standard syringe and vial […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Choose Insulin Pens over Syringes and Vials

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Administering insulin can be a challenging task. Carrying the supplies, keeping the insulin cool, getting the right dose, and enduring the pain of injection are some of the daily changes that one has to overcome when taking insulin. Choosing the right method to administer insulin can be a huge help in meeting these challenges. Available […]

FLEXTEND: INJECT IN PREVIOUSLY INACCESSIBLE SITES

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Extend Your Selection Sites with a Flex Do you have to inject frequently as part of your diabetes management? Well, if you’re anyone like Brave Chloe or Jasmine who use TickleFlex to minimize the the pain and bruising associated with daily injections continue reading because I am going to introduce you to another innovative product […]