Selecting Blood Sugar Goals

Tight blood sugar control might not be for everyone. Here’s what the research shows about selecting target levels…

10 Good Reasons to Hate Blood Glucose Monitoring

Here are some strategies for overcoming the barriers and getting into the habit of regular blood sugar monitoring…

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…