Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA)

Type 1 diabetes diagnosed in adulthood may be a form of slowly-progressing diabetes called latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA). LADA is also …

Gestational Diabetes

What is Gestational Diabetes? Gestational diabetes, or diabetes that occurs in the second and third trimester of pregnancy and resolves at birth, …

Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes

Many people with type 2 diabetes will eventually require insulin to keep their diabetes in control. In fact, most experts believe we wait too long in …

Artificial Pancreas: Closing the Loop

By Kerri Sparling How many times a day do you think about diabetes? Every time you check your blood sugar? Every time you take an insulin dose? Every …

Pros of Insulin Pumping

By Gary Scheiner, MS CDE Insulin pump therapy offers a number of unique and important advantages over traditional insulin injection therapy. (You can …

The Cons of Pumping Insulin

By Gary Scheiner, MS CDE Making an educated decision about pump therapy means that you should be aware of the potential drawbacks associated with its …

Oral Diabetes Medications

A list of oral diabetes medications with advantages, disadvantages, and side effects. Click on the name of a drug for more information. Actos Amaryl …

Type 2 Diabetes Medicines You Inject

1. Bydureon What is Bydureon? Bydureon is a member of the GLP-1 receptor agonist* family of medicines. Bydureon works in several places in the body, …

Drugs That Can Raise BG

Some medicines that are used for treating other medical conditions can cause elevated blood sugar in people with diabetes. You may need to monitor …

Unraveling the Stress-Fat Connection

Stress… fat…an endless cycle? It may be a classic Catch-22, but how do we put the kibosh on the whole thing to get—and …