Managing Your Medicines

This article describes a number of techniques, devices, services, and other resources that can help you keep your medicines straight and take them at the right times…

When Will There Be Generic Insulin?

While many other medications have less expensive generic versions, when you have diabetes you may wonder when generic insulin will be available…

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Metformin

Most of the millions of people who take it don’t give it a second thought, but humble metformin may well be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug…

Insulin Basics

Learn the basics of insulin, including characteristics, concentrations, and safety tips…

Dangerous Drug Combinations

This article explains why and how medicines can interact and what drug interactions may mean for you and your health care…

Medication Therapy

It is not uncommon for physicians to prescribe medicines to lower blood cholesterol and blood pressure, along with drugs to lower blood glucose, for their patients with diabetes. Get expert tips for working with your diabetes care team to develop a drug therapy regimen that works for you…

Getting Down to Basals

Basal insulin is necessary for maintaining blood glucose control, not to mention survival. So how much is needed? And when should it be taken?