Diabetes Flashpoints

Candy-Carrying Crisis
A drive-in movie theater turns away a teen with Type 1 diabetes for trying to bring in a juice box and candy. Where is the line between food and medicine?

Diabetes Self-Management Blog
David Spero

Money Is Strong Diabetes Medicine

The less money you have, the more likely you are to have diabetes and other conditions. Studies find that giving people money improves their health. Why is that, and what can we do with that information?

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Web Team

Metformin Study Currently Recruiting

If you have Type 2 diabetes, you may be interested in a multisite study that is currently recruiting participants to evaluate the effectiveness of an extended-release version of the oral diabetes drug metformin versus the immediate-release version of the medicine…

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Amy Campbell

Techie Tools to Help With Weight Loss

There’s still no magic bullet for weight loss. I know, we all keep hoping for something quick, easy, and painless that will melt the pounds away with little or no effort. While we wait for that to come along, you might be interested in some new gadgets that are on or soon will be on the market that might at least make it easier to drop some pounds…

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Web Team

Back In Session: Diabetes at School

In just a few short weeks, school will be starting up again for students from kindergarten to college. If your child has diabetes, there are steps you can take beyond stocking up on school supplies to be prepared…

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Diane Fennell

New Metformin Combo Drug Approved for Type 2 Diabetes

On August 8, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the oral combination medicine canagliflozin/metformin (brand name Invokamet) for Type 2 diabetes. Invokamet is the first medicine to combine an SGLT2 inhibitor and metformin available in the United States…

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Scott Coulter

Patterned Behaviors

Dealing with diabetes is all about living a fully present, fully conscious life. It’s not the kind of thing that we can figure out once and then forget about — it’s something we need to continually monitor and “recheck…”

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David Spero

Why Bother About Sex?

 
Betsy Carlisle

Blood Glucose Monitoring: Minimize the Pain, Maximize the Gain

 
Amy Campbell

Foods Gone Bad: How to Know If Your Food Is Safe to Eat

 
Web Team

BMX Camp for Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

 
Diane Fennell

FDA Approves New Oral Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

 
Scott Coulter

Toughen Up, Kids

 

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