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.

10 03, 2014

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

By |2014-03-10T10:25:54-04:00March 10th, 2014|Diabetes Medications, Health, Manage Diabetes|0 Comments

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 the FDA (which regulates all drugs and medical devices in the U.S.) to approve them. In order for FDA to consider that, in turn, the makers [...]

13 01, 2014

FDA approves a new diabetes medication.

By |2014-01-13T08:21:31-05:00January 13th, 2014|Diabetes Medications, Manage Diabetes|0 Comments

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 class of drugs which block reabsorption of glucose by the kidney and thus lower blood sugar by increasing its excretion in the urine. Last year canagliflozin [...]