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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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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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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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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