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…

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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?

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…