Ghee: Better Than Butter?

Ghee has become quite popular in certain circles lately. It’s been praised as an alternative to butter that provides additional …

14 Ways to Lower Your Insulin Levels

Insulin is an extremely important hormone that’s produced by your pancreas. It has many functions, such as allowing your cells to take in sugar …

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 …

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 …

The Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Maintaining good blood glucose control is the most powerful tool in preventing diabetes complications. Many people use a blood glucose meter to check …