Diabetes Basics

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Diabetes is a common, long-term health condition that occurs when the body cannot control blood sugar levels. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or know someone with diabetes, we go over the basics of diabetes and other key facts so you can understand more about this condition. What is Diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a condition where glucose … Read more

Using the Diabetes Plate Method

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The diabetes plate method is an easy way to control your calories and should play a big part of your diabetes self care. Being overweight is a common risk factor for people with type 2 diabetes and if left unchecked, will only make your condition worse. We know portion control is not easy, which is … Read more

Review: FitVille Footwear

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For people with Type 2 diabetes, foot issues can make getting around painful and frustrating. That’s a big problem because walking is actually one of the best exercises for diabetes. Most shoes don’t have the comfort you need if you suffer from diabetes-related foot conditions, and can even make foot condition worse. So the DiaBettr … 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

Glucocil: What’s It All About?

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Glucocil is an over-the-counter dietary supplement that calls itself to be the “total blood sugar optimizer.” If you have Type 2 diabetes then you may have heard of Glucocil and its claims to control blood sugar. But what exactly is it? And how does it work? We take a quick look at Glucocil and why … 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