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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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 in helping people control diabetes. What is a CDCES? A Certified Diabetes Care … Read more

Understanding Insulin Dose Adjustment

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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 of things can change blood sugar over time and taking insulin should … Read more