Things You Should Know If You Are Diabetic

10 of them to be precise including my favorite, "You are strongest when you feel the weakest." Thanks Insulin Nation for compiling this list.

Non-Fibrillating Insulin

This is kind of a geeky article but it does explain a true step forward for insulin pump users.

Abbott Freestyle Libre CGM Just Upped Their Game by Teaming Up With Omada Health

I have written about Omada Health before as having a very interesting model of care for Type II diabetes. It is a more comprehensive approach that includes dealing with behavioral issues that hinder adherence to a responsible diet and exercise program, and a reliance on technology to make this happen.  It's solid.  While Omada has […]

The Case For Online Community Support for Diabetics

I absolutely depend on several online support communities like those discussed here.

The Price We Pay for Insulin

I wish that this was not an issue. I wish that something other than profits was the key driver in pricing for a medicine that I must have in order to stay alive. But the fact is that the price for a vial of insulin has absolutely soared over the past 10 years. Here is […]

A New Take on Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Many of us diabetics now use CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitor) technology to track our blood sugar levels. Development of the CGM was truly a leap forward in managing diabetes. For those of you who do not know how a CGM works, the hardware is a transmitter that clicks into a sensor which is then attached […]

Dexcom 6 Is A Big Step Forward

I currently wear the Dexcom 5 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) and really like what it does for me. I am now convinced that every Type I diabetic should be wearing a CGM. It gives you so much better information and it's almost simultaneous (5 minute delay).  The Dexcom 6 is now being rolled out and […]

CGMs: A Tale of Two Bodies

I have been struggling lately, managing the highs and lows that comes with being a Type I diabetic. So I made an appointment with my endocrinologist to review my glucose monitor readings and see if there is anything else I should be doing. We both agreed that it might be worth trying out a Continuous […]

Over the Counter Hearing Aids vs. Professionally Assisted Fittings

Now that legislation has passed allowing Over The Counter (OTC) sales of hearing aids the debate will go on until there is actual experience by consumers purchasing hearing aids on their own. We know that DIYers may prefer this method but most people will probably want some help. The audiology and hearing aid dispensing communities […]