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

Fast Facts on Lyumjev Insulin

Lyumjev insulin lispro-aabc is a new, rapid acting mealtime insulin with impressive onset times. We talk about this new insulin, how it compares to other insulins, and the benefits of a fast acting insulin for diabetes self care. What is Lyumjev? Lyumjev (insulin lispro-aabc) is made by Eli Lilly and Company and was approved by … Read more

Tresiba Vs Lantus

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We break down two popular, long acting insulins: Lantus vs Tresiba. They’re both used to treat people with Type 1 diabetes or Type 2 diabetes and have a lot in common. But they also have some key differences you may want to be aware of. We go over what they have in common, how they … Read more

Ceramides: The Fat Linked to Diabetes

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People with Type 2 diabetes are likely to have insulin resistance, which is when the body is not able to use insulin effectively. But studies are finding that a certain type of fat molecule, ceramides, plays a big role in the onset of diabetes. We take look at the science behind ceramides, their links to … Read more