If you think you’ve mastered everything there is to know about carb counting, it’s time for a little revelation. Not all carbs are created equal. Another factor to consider is the influence of the Glycemic Index.
Nowadays, travel involves more hassles than most of us are equipped to handle. And having diabetes just adds to the fun. Luckily you have me, Mr. “Platinum-Status Flier,” to share a few pointers for making travel a bit more bearable and enjoyable.
Just a few weeks ago, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved Medtronic’s 670G insulin pump for sale in the US.
Meters should be within 10% of lab values to be considered accurate. The more often a meter falls within 10% (or 10 points) of the lab value, the more reliable it will be.
Companion Medical won FDA 510(k) approval for its wireless-enabled InPen insulin pen and mobile application. InPen is a new injector pen that actually contains computer chip technology built right into the base, including Bluetooth LE wireless capability.
Among the more exciting developments from from AADE was the unveiling of Medtronic’s new 630G insulin pump, which received FDA clearance just a few days ago. I had a chance to “play around” with the new pump, and here’s what I learned...
I’m writing to you as a person with diabetes or a loved one who I know is concerned with making sure that new diabetes technology is approved, covered and utilized to their fullest capacity by the most people.
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There are a multitude of different groups working on hybrid closed loop projects, and each one runs on its own unique proportion of automation and brain-power. Here are a few of the projects that were presented and discussed at the ADA Scientific Sessions in New Orleans this past June.
United has designated “preferred provider” status to Medtronic, meaning that it will be difficult and costly for its adult members to obtain an insulin pump other than one made by Medtronic
How do the latest Medtronic and Dexcom CGM systems compare?
Dexcom's recent release of their G5 system introduces a number of opportunities and a few challenges for people with diabetes, as well as those who care for and treat them.
Lilly recently began marketing their U200 Humalog Kwik-Pen. This pen contains rapid-acting lispro insulin that is twice as potent as ordinary lispro.
It is with great pleasure that we have a special opportunity to post Dr. Steve Edelman & Dr. Jeremy Pettus's ADA recap from the recent ADA Scientific Sessions in Boston.
You are never fully dressed without a smile - especially when you live with diabetes!