Diabetic supplies, products and information
When her child asked for a "happy bag" to carry her diabetes supplies in, Maria Lester found a way to help her daughter cope with diabetes -- and created a vibrant new company.
George deals with a serious complication of diabetes: diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Learn how George handles all the issues that come along with neuropathy as he shares 10 tips for managing and controlling the neuropathy he experiences in his feet.
Cold feet is not just for brides and grooms anymore! Many of those with diabetes also suffer from cold feet. Here's what causes it and what you can do about it.
For those of us with diabetes, the right shoe is a crucial part of avoiding complications. These expert tips can help you choose the right shoe before those complications become a part of your life.
With all the diabetic foot care creams on the market, how do you know which one is the best bet? Understanding the ingredients in each can help you decide.
Novo Nordisk, currently the world's largest producer of insulin, announced the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recently recommended approval of the long-acting Tresiba.
Thinking about starting pump therapy? Scott has plenty to share; he's been using an insulin pump since the mid-1990s, back when his insulin pump didn't have a backlight or vibration alerts. Consider his five tips before you get started on your pump therapy.
Multiple daily injections (MDI) means using daily injections of insulin, instead of an insulin pump, to manage diabetes. Find out more about MDI from Ronnie, who shares nine tips for using the MDI system.
ClimaPak is a portable insulin temperature control device from Kewl Innovations. With a compact design and no moving parts, it holds both insulin vials and pens. Learn more about ClimaPak today.
BD medical recently introduced its BD Ultra Fine Nano 4mm Pen Needle with PentaPoint Comfort. It is one of the shortest and thinnest needles available at 4 mm by 32 gauge. Learn more about the new needle today.
With all of the insulin pens available now, how do you choose? Will it be the jazzy looking NovoPen Junior or the more serious looking Humalog Kwikpen? Will it be disposable or reusable? Here are some thoughts on choosing an insulin pen.
Insulin pens have become the go-to tool for diabetes management. But, do you know how they work or know about the different types of insulin pens? Learn more today.
Did you take your insulin? For many people, that is a question which is becoming increasingly more difficult to remember. Timesulin is a new product that aims to make remembering easier. Learn why and how.
Diabetes supplies seem to pile up through the years. Here, Amy shares her thoughts about her love/hate relationship with her supplies and discusses the ones she likes, including her Omnipod and glucose tabs.
The online market is growing leaps and bounds each day. Everywhere you turn, new online retailers are popping up. Here, Shannon shares some tips for staying safe when shopping online for diabetic supplies.
Trying to cut down on the cost of your diabetes supplies? Did you know your diet can help? Here are four practical tips for saving money on your diabetic supplies.
When you're testing your blood sugars several times per day, it is easy for the number of used lancets to build up. Instead of throwing them in the trash, be sure to use a sharps container. Whether you purchase one or make one yourself, sharps containers help protect not only the environment but others from accidental injury.
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