Medication

Want to know more about diabetes treatment? Learn more about diabetes medication and the many options of treatment for diabetes here.
Starting on a blood glucose-lowering medicine immediately upon...
Starting on a blood glucose-lowering medicine immediately upon diagnosis of type 2 diabetes is the new standard of care. We show you why prescription drugs play an important role in managing diabetes.
Checking your blood sugar is an important part of having...
Checking your blood sugar is an important part of having diabetes. But before you grab your meter and check your blood glucose level, ask: Why am I checking now? How will I use the information? If you don't know, find out before you waste a test strip. Our blood sugar guide answers your questions on when and how often to test when you have diabetes.
Lancets and lancing devices are designed to make blood glucose...
Lancets and lancing devices are designed to make blood glucose testing as painless as possible. We show you how to take the "ouch" out of finger pricking to test your blood sugar.

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Medication Management

Got first-shot fears? Ease apprehension (yours and your child's...
Got first-shot fears? Ease apprehension (yours and your child's) and reduce the pain with these tried-and-true tips.
Our experts answer your questions on how to maintain blood...
Our experts answer your questions on how to maintain blood glucose control with diabetes. Plus, learn more about blood sugar basics, such as what high blood sugar is and the best times to check your blood glucose.
Using a food journal can help you keep track of portions,...
Using a food journal can help you keep track of portions, calories, and carbs. But more importantly, it can help you keep track of exercise, your moods, and your blood glucose. Here's how to use a food journal to capture -- and change -- the way you think about eating on a diabetic diet.
Yes, you can have a worry-free vacation with diabetes! Prepare...
Yes, you can have a worry-free vacation with diabetes! Prepare for an excellent getaway with these packing tips especially for travelers with diabetes.
Take the worry and fear out of giving yourself insulin...
Take the worry and fear out of giving yourself insulin injections with this how-to guide. We give you super-simple steps so you'll know how to inject insulin simply, safely, and easily every time.
Good news: The complications of diabetes -- the damage to the...
Good news: The complications of diabetes -- the damage to the body caused by high blood glucose over time -- can be avoided or effectively treated.

Insulin Treatment

The finger prick may become a thing of the past as continuous...
The finger prick may become a thing of the past as continuous glucose monitor (CGM) technology improves. Could these systems help with your diabetes management?
With a little understanding of the signs and symptoms of...
With a little understanding of the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia, you can take steps to treat it before your blood sugar gets too low.
People who have either type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes have...
People who have either type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes have the option of using an insulin pen rather than traditional insulin vials and syringes. Discover the type of insulin pen that best fits your needs, then learn how to use it and how to store it.
Worried about you or your child's blood glucose dropping when...
Worried about you or your child's blood glucose dropping when you sleep? The right bedtime routine can help ease your mind. Putting a plan in place will alleviate stress and reduce the need to check overnight blood glucose levels.
Learn how to recognize the signs of a blood sugar low (known as...
Learn how to recognize the signs of a blood sugar low (known as hypoglycemia), and what to do about it when it happens.
Are you considering an insulin pump? Find out how these handheld...
Are you considering an insulin pump? Find out how these handheld devices work, the features they offer, and how to choose from what's on the market.
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