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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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