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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?

Alternative and Complementary Therapies for Diabetes

What if you could make a few small changes in your lifestyle to help manage your diabetes? Learn about alternative and complementary therapies for diabetes…

Understanding Insulin

Insulin is a hormone that is released by the beta cells of the pancreas in response to a rise in the level of glucose in the blood…

Recent FDA Approvals for Diabetes

In the last six years, eight new classes of diabetes medications have joined doctors’ armamentariums to treat people with diabetes…

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…

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…

Increasing Insulin Sensitivity

You can lower your level of insulin resistance by modifying your lifestyle choices, particularly your exercise and eating choices…