Making Your Blood Glucose Monitor Work for You

Knowing how to use your blood glucose monitor and being able to use it effectively are key to managing your diabetes…

Blood Sugar Monitoring

“I must admit that I stopped checking my blood sugar,” Dave said. “I used to stick myself and write the numbers down, but I had no idea what they meant…”

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

People who have had diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA, will tell you it’s worse than any flu they’ve ever had. Learn how to avoid this medical emergency…

Drugs That Can Worsen Diabetes Control

This article lists some of the medicines that can worsen blood glucose control, the reasons they have that effect, the usual magnitude of the blood glucose changes, as well as the pros and cons of using these drugs in people who have diabetes…

Sensing the Big Picture With Continuous Glucose Monitoring

In less than two decades, the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for people with diabetes has gained popularity worldwide…

Blood Glucose Monitoring and Control

The Diabetes UK Professional Conference presented many of diabetes advances and developments. Here, we look at blood glucose monitoring and control…

Managing Hyperglycemia

With your doctor’s help, your diabetes educator can help you learn to self-manage your diabetes by working through the challenges of managing hyperglycemia…

Managing Your Blood Glucose Ups and Downs

The challenge of managing your blood glucose is to balance all of the things that can raise your levels with those that can lower them…

Understanding Hypoglycemia

Controlling blood glucose is more than just managing the “highs”; it also involves preventing and managing the “lows,” or hypoglycemia…