Monthly Archives: March 2015

Diabetes Innovation Opportunity

Check this out! DiabetesMine is hosting their 2015 Patient Voices Contest. You could be the lucky winner of a scholarship to attend the Diabetes Innovations Summit at Stanford University in November. What a fabulous opportunity – why not give it … Continue reading

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Diabetes Alert Day

Today is Diabetes Alert Day. But any day is a good day to lower your risk for diabetes (if you don’t already have it) and to take good care of your diabetes (if you do have it). The American Diabetes … Continue reading

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High Fat Low Glucose

Lately I’ve talked to and read about people who’ve eaten fast food and then experienced low blood glucose. This can be confusing and/or frustrating, but it actually makes sense. Fat takes longer to break down in our bodies and doesn’t turn into … Continue reading

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Low Blood Glucose

Has this ever happened to you? You feel symptoms of a low blood glucose (hypoglycemia), you check, and it’s actually not low? This can happen if you are nervous/excited and are experiencing the affects of adrenaline, which can be the … Continue reading

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Needle Length for Insulin Injection

Once upon a time we only had long insulin needles. Of course they weren’t called long; they were simply called needles. But over the past several years the needles for injecting insulin (by syringe or pen) have gotten shorter and … Continue reading

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