6 08, 2020

Gvoke: Ready-to-Use Glucagon Pen

By |2020-08-06T16:06:09-04:00August 6th, 2020|Diabetes, Diabetes Medications|0 Comments

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 wide variety of signs and symptoms. These may range from mild shakiness to loss of consciousness. Some individuals may not experience any symptoms at all. Hypoglycemia [...]

14 07, 2020

Lyumjev: The Newest Ultra-Rapid-Acting Insulin

By |2020-07-14T12:50:08-04:00July 14th, 2020|Diabetes, Diabetes Medications|0 Comments

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 2 diabetes. Ultra-rapid-acting insulin is designed to reduce blood sugar spikes that generally happen after a meal. It will initiate competition with Novo Nordisk’s “ultra-fast-acting” insulin, [...]

9 07, 2020

COVID-19 and Diabetes

By |2020-07-09T19:26:53-04:00July 9th, 2020|Diabetes, Health, Wellness|0 Comments

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 a condition that puts people at an increased risk for developing the severe symptoms associated with COVID-19. While it is easy to say that diabetes as [...]

28 06, 2020

Freestyle 2 Libre

By |2020-07-09T19:26:59-04:00June 28th, 2020|Diabetes, Manage Diabetes|0 Comments

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 Libre 1, this new update comes with more opportunities for a better quality of life. One might ask, what is the difference between these two devices, [...]

4 03, 2018

Weight Loss

By |2018-03-19T15:05:29-04:00March 4th, 2018|Diet, Health, Manage Diabetes, Nutrition|0 Comments

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 body mass index the greater their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Losing weight and keeping it off is possible but not always easy.  Doing so [...]

24 02, 2018

The Medtronic 670G Hybrid Closed Loop System

By |2018-03-20T08:23:35-04:00February 24th, 2018|Diabetes, Manage Diabetes|0 Comments

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 automatic real-time adjustment allowing users greater flexibility and control then they have ever had before. The pump automatically adjusts to high or low blood sugar levels, [...]

28 10, 2016

Freestyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device

By |2017-01-08T12:52:43-05:00October 28th, 2016|Diabetes, Diabetes Medications, Health, Manage Diabetes|Comments Off on 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 "AHEAD" of the game!               Please share if you know someone who would benefit from this new continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device.