Insulin Needle Sizes

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Taking insulin is part of everyday life for many people with diabetes. While there’s different ways to take insulin, the traditional syringe is still widely used today. But syringes come in different insulin needle sizes that can impact the comfort insulin injections. We take a close look at insulin syringes and needles, how they’re different … Read more

Berberine Vs Metformin

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People with type 2 diabetes have probably heard of both Metformin and Berberine because they have a lot in common. Both are very good at blood sugar control, inexpensive, and have been around for years. But one is an FDA-approved medication and the other is a natural supplement. So what are the differences? We compare … Read more

Insulin Basics

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Insulin is a vital hormone for controlling blood sugar levels and for people with diabetes, it can be life-saving treatment. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or know someone with diabetes, read about the insulin basics including how it works, the types of insulin and other key facts of this important medication. What is Insulin Insulin is … Read more

Natural Alternatives to Metformin

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Metformin is common medication used to treat type 2 diabetes and has been widely used for decades. But some people may not want to deal with Metformin’s mild side effects or prefer a more natural approach to help with their diabetes. In this article, we explore natural alternatives to Metformin – like Berberine, Gymnema Sylvestre, … Read more

All About Insulin Pens

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Insulin injections can be a daily hassle for people with Type 2 diabetes. There’s a lot to handle when using a vial and syringe, and the needle attached can be a bit intimidating. But injections are much easier with an insulin pen – giving everything you need for an accurate, sterile insulin dose in the … Read more

Which Foods to Avoid While Taking Metformin

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Metformin is a common medication and is often the first line treatment to help control blood sugar for people with Type 2 diabetes. But like with many other medications, the kinds of food you eat can interact with the medication and cause adverse effects. In this article, we look at whether there are foods to … Read more