Blood glucose monitors – a breakthrough that followed urine tests and lasted over 50 years – may soon go into the museums, showing how patients with diabetes used to check their blood sugars.Read More »
Are patients on board with new insulin delivery and glucose monitoring technology?Read More »
Have you ever paid attention to the cost of a box of diabetic test strips? Poor management of type 2 diabetes can cost a person with diabetes thousands of dollars; it costs less to pay attention to your health.Read More »
Part 1 of a series on a framework developed by Dr. Bradley Eilerman and Len Testa for recommending medications for treating patients with type 2 diabetes.
A thousand times today, in offices all over America, hospital patients will be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. When that happens, a healthcare provider has to make a treatment decision of enormous complexity, often with partial information to go on, and in the span of just a few minutes.
What drugs affect glucose levels? Knowing the drugs that can affect blood glucose levels is essential in properly caring for your diabetes patients. Some medicines raise blood sugar in patients while others might lower their levels. However, not all drugs affect patients the same way. The list includes: Drugs that may cause hyperglycemia Drugs that may cause hypoglycemia Drugs that may cause hyper or hypoglycemia Drugs that mask hypoglycemiaRead More »
The possibility of visceral fat predicting hyperglycemia.Read More »
A patient who had had diabetes for over a year visited the office complaining that her A1c was high. Still, when she checks her blood sugars, they are low almost every day; she’s had many hypoglycemic reactions and doesn't understand how that could happen....Read More »
A breakthrough in software for insulin pumps approved by the FDA.Read More »
Many psychological, social and neighborhood factors can negatively impact diabetes management, but there’s one thing that can cause the most harm.Read More »
A roundup of studies shows both young and older patients with type 1 can benefit from continuous monitoring blood glucose devices.Read More »