What to Know About Zegalogue: A new glucagon rescue

Patients whose diabetes treatment includes insulin will experience hypoglycemic episodes, which occur when most people’s blood sugar level is 70 mg/dL or lower. Each person with diabetes may have [...]

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How to Diagnose a Thyroid Condition

January is Thyroid Awareness Month, so it is only fitting we release an article with details on how to know when to get checked for a Thyroid condition. With [...]

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Gvoke: Ready-to-Use Glucagon Pen

Low blood sugar, referred to as hypoglycemia, can be a concerning thought for individuals with diabetes. Hypoglycemia is a reality for most people with diabetes as they experience a [...]

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Consider Plant-Based Eating for Diabetes

We have all heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but what if there was some truth behind this statement? Although an apple a day [...]

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Lyumjev: The Newest Ultra-Rapid-Acting Insulin

In June 2020, the FDA has approved a new “ultra-rapid-acting” insulin: Lyumjev (LOOM-jehv) by Eli Lilly. This insulin can be used for adults that have type 1 or type [...]

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COVID-19 and Diabetes

With the emergence of COVID-19, there has been an endless surge of warnings and speculations about how the virus affects those with underlying conditions. Diabetes has been mentioned as [...]

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Freestyle 2 Libre

With a greater need for more reliable, easier to use CGM devices, Abbott is releasing a newly FDA-approved Freestyle Libre 2. While most people are familiar with the Freestyle [...]

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FDA OKs Dapagliflozin to Reduce HF Hospitalization in Diabetes

Click here for the article posted by Lisa Nainggolan on Medscape. [...]

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Weight Loss

It seems as weight loss is on everyone’s “to-do“ list. Weight control is especially important for those with type 2 diabetes.    The longer a person has a high [...]

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The Medtronic 670G Hybrid Closed Loop System

The Medtronic 670G Hybrid Closed Loop system is a technological breakthrough. The system allows constant monitoring of blood sugar levels and adjustment. This is the first system to feature [...]

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Curbing Post Meal Blood Sugar Spikes

If you have diabetes you know it’s a must to keep your blood sugar levels under control. But do you know what makes them spike?  Blood sugar spikes occur [...]

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Freestyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device

HEADS UP! Did you know that we were the very first office in the United States to obtain the Freestyle Libre for our patients! You can say we are [...]

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Yo-Yo Dieting

“Yo-yo dieting” also referred to as “weight cycling” or “crash dieting” are terms used to describe the extremely restrictive dieting method used by those who wish to lose those [...]

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Why is eating enough protein so important?

Protein is responsible for maintaining your muscle mass, which is critical for maintaining your metabolic rate. It is also especially important after exercise because your muscle fibers are being [...]

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What Sugar Does to Your Body

The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: deee-lish. Your noggin’s reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your stomach, [...]

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Can you stomach this?

When I was in medical school people used to talk about “juvenile” or adult-onset” diabetes, as if there was somehow a magic age divide for those two types of [...]

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U.S. Diabetes Cases Jump to 29 Million

Nearly 1 in 10 people now face higher risks for various ills linked to the blood sugar disease, report finds. Read this article posted on Everyday Health: http://www.everydayhealth.com/news/usa-diabetes-cases-jump-29-million/?xid=aol_eh-news_13_20140609_&aolcat=HLT [...]

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New study to Identify Individuals at Highest Risk for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes

A new study has shown that combining 2 ways of assessing a person’s size —body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) —may be a better way of identifying [...]

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Diabetes epidemic is unrelenting

The world is losing the battle against diabetes as the number of people estimated to be living with the disease soared to a new record of 382 million in [...]

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Do you want more options for treatment of diabetes? Join a research study at GDI!

Everyone asks for new, better, safer medications for treatment of their diabetes. However, do you realize the only way new options can make it to the market is for [...]

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Yogurt is Good For You!

In a study published by the journal Diabetologia (organ of the European Association for Study of Diabetes) higher consumption of yogurt was associated with 28% reduction of likelihood of [...]

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FDA Approves New Diabetes Medication

FDA approved dapagliflozin (Farxiga) on January 8, 2014 for treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes not controlled with diet and exercise. This medication is the second in the [...]

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FDA Approves New Diabetes Medication in 2014; Dapagliflozin (Farxiga)

FDA approved dapagliflozin (Farxiga) on January 8, 2014 for treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes not controlled with diet and exercise. This medication is the second in the [...]

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What’s the 1-800-BAD DRUG today?

Isn’t it amazing that seemingly every other TV commercial urges you to: “If you or a loved one have suffered losses in this case, please click the link below [...]

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Too Much Sugar…

We still consume way too much added sugar in our food, especially at home, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report by Bethene Ervin and Cynthia Ogden showed. One [...]

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Stay away from sugar-sweetened beverages

Hopefully everyone knows by now that drinking sugar-sweetened beverages (those which have added sweeteners like sucrose, high-fructose corn syrup and fruit juice concentrates) is bad for you if you [...]

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Exercise and its health benefits

We have all heard about the importance of “lifestyle modifications” to improve state of our health. What is behind that fancy term? Put simply, it’s all about healthy eating [...]

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New Diabetes Medication pproved by the FDA

Invokana (canagliflozin) was approved by the FDA on March 29, 2013. It’s a first-in-a-class medication for patients with type 2 diabetes. This once-daily pill works in a totally new [...]

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Type 2 Diabetes Study Underway For Long-Acting Insulin

Do you have type 2 diabetes which has not been controlled by pills? Has your doctor mentioned you might need to start insulin ? If so, please contact us [...]

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New Diabetes Drugs Approved

Did you know that the FDA just approved three new drugs for treatment of type 2 diabetes on January 25, 2013? One is called Nesina (common name alogliptin) and two [...]

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