Tag Archives: type 2 diabetes

The Crisis in Diabetes Education: How Can We Fix The Problems

Diabetes educators are no less than a lifeline for patients, providing vitalinsights into the self-care behaviors that keep diabetes in check: managingblood sugar, dosing medications and insulin, exercising, and understanding allthe numbers involved.

Yet many patients never get referred to …

Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes: Blood Glucose Reading in 20 Seconds

On April 11, Abbot Laboratories MediSense Products announced that its alternate-site BG-monitoring Sof-Tact is now available.

Granted marketing clearance by the FDA on November 20, 2000, the Sof-Tact is the first monitor to offer lancing, blood collection and BG testing …