DKA: What to Know and How to Deal

It’s hard enough to manage diabetes on a daily basis without having to worry about possible complications. However, one of…

Low Blood Sugar During Sports Practice: Diabetes Questions & Answers

My son is a high school athlete who uses a pump and CGM (continuous glucose monitor). We don’t have any blood sugar problems when he works out before school, but he keeps dropping low during his afternoon practices. Do you have any recommendations for preventing low blood sugar during sports?


Type 1 Diabetes and Hyperglycemia: Handling High Blood Sugar

If you have type 1 diabetes, it’s almost inevitable that you will have hyperglycemia at some point. The goal is to keep glucose levels in a safe range for as long as possible, and doing so requires education, support — and a lot of detective work on your part…

What Is Hypoglycemia? Symptoms and Treatments

One of the most common side effects of taking insulin is hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar. Hypoglycemia can be mild, moderate or severe…

False Hypo Symptoms: Diabetes Questions & Answers

A reader writes, “Recently I’ve been noticing low blood sugar feelings (glazed, unable to concentrate) even when my blood sugar levels are normal or high…”

CGM for Diabetes Management

When compared with a standard blood glucose meter, using a CGM improves monitoring by giving you feedback throughout the day while requiring fewer finger sticks. Learn more about CGM for diabetes management…

Getting to Know Ketones

Does anyone really know what ketones are? Are they a danger to your health, or a sign that you have lowered your carb intake enough to cause weight loss?