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

Metformin Cheat Sheet

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If you have diabetes or know someone that does, you’ve probably heard of Metformin. There’s a lot of information on this medication so it can take a lot of work to research basic questions. We compiled this “cheat sheet” to save you time by answering some of the most common questions on Metformin. What is … Read more

How a Diabetes Specialist Improves Your Care

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Managing diabetes can be hard which is why you shouldn’t do it alone. Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (CDCES) are medical professionals that tailor treatment to your needs with access growing due to representation from ADCES / AADE association. We go over the CDCES role, the person-focused care provided and proven value they offer … Read more

Understanding Insulin Dose Adjustment

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Simple guide on insulin dose adjustments when discussing with your care provider. Insulin dose adjustments sound hard but is a must learn if you’re serious about taking control of your Type 2 diabetes.  Most people with uncontrolled diabetes get little info on this, probably only when starting insulin for the first time. But a lot … Read more