Category Archives: Glucose Monitoring

3 Test Results Anyone with Diabetes Must Track


As a person battling diabetes, you are constantly being reminded to eat healthy, exercise regularly, and monitor your blood glucose levels. But, how do you know your efforts are paying off? Well, there are 3 tests directly affected by good glucose control, diet, and exercise. Knowing your numbers and how they are trending will help […]

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


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


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 Remove Calluses and Thick Toenails to Avoid Diabetic Toe & Foot Issues

Remove Calluses and Thick Toenails to Avoid Diabetic Toe & Foot Issues

For a person with diabetes, calluses and thick toenails are more than uncomfortable and unsightly. They represent a serious risk of injury in the form of diabetic foot ulcers. The skin on our feet serves as a line of defense against injury and infection. It is naturally toughened for that reason. However, when a person […]

Prep Your Skin for Glucose Testing on-the-go with PandaPod Wipes


Do you avoid certain activities or events because of the hassle of checking your glucose levels? An emergency can happen extremely quickly if your blood sugar levels are out of the normal range. For some people, it can seem daunting to leave the house with a pack full of diabetic supplies. However, a new tissue […]

Freestyle Libre 2 CGM Pros and Cons


If you’re living with diabetes, you know that managing your blood sugar levels is key to staying healthy. There are a lot of different tools and products out there that can help, and one of the newer options is the Freestyle Libre 2 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Systems. This system has both pros and cons. […]

GLUCOCARD Shine Test Strips: Everything You Need to Know


GLUCOCARD Shine test strips are part of the GlucoCard family of blood glucose monitoring systems made by Arkray – one of the leading manufacturers of the diabetic glucose testing products. In this article we are going to review all the information you need to begin testing at home or on the go using one of […]

GlucoCard Shine Connex Keeps Your Glucose Test Results in the Cloud

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Are you tired of writing down your readings in a paper logbook? Do you prefer to have your readings available any time on your smartphone so you can share it with your healthcare providers? If so, the GlucoCard Shine Connex featuring Bluetooth technology might be the right monitoring system for you. GlucoCard Shine Connex Blood […]

5 Affordable Ways Technology Can Help You Manage Your Diabetes


If you’ve been recently diagnosed with diabetes, your doctor has told you that managing your condition is essential. Fortunately, there are a lot of affordable technologies available — from apps to continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) to smartwatches. As a result, you can stay motivated, feel confident, and keep track of your progress. Continue reading to […]


EasyMax 15 test strips for NG and LTC meters

EASYMAX 15 TEST STRIPS EasyMax 15 test strips are for use with the EasyMax NG and LTC glucose meters to quantitatively measure your blood glucose (sugar) levels in fresh capillary whole blood samples drawn from the fingertip, palm or forearm. EasyMax 15 blood glucose test strips are known for their super accuracy. Other main features […]