AskNadia: North Carolina Devastated by Hurricane and in Need of Diabetes Supplies

Dear Nadia,  Our neighbors in North Carolina and those who have diabetes have been devastated. They literally LOST EVERYTHING! We are receiving numerous request for assistance with Medtronic, Animas and Omni Pod insulin pump supplies. We need these items donated to us so we can give them to the diabetics who have been affected by this disaster.  Thank you All ! Charles Ray, III/President CR3

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Paramedics Steer Non-Emergency Patients Away From ERs

By Anna Gorman  SPARKS, Nev. — Paramedic Ryan Ramsdell pulled up to a single-story house not far from Reno’s towering hotels and casinos in a nondescript Ford Explorer. No ambulance, no flashing lights. He wasn’t there to rush 68-year-old Earl Mayes to the emergency room. His job was to keep Mayes out of the ER. Mayes, who has congestive heart failure and chronic lung disease, greeted Ramsdell and

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Letter to the Editor: Where Do You Test Your Blood Sugars

By Diabetes Health Staff Connie, a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes, writes us about Meagan Esler’s article- https://www.diabeteshealth.com/uncategorized/where-do-you-test-your-blood-sugar-or-take-your-injections/. Anyone that does not want to use Facebook can send their comments to editor@diabeteshealth.com. Letter to the Editor I want to leave a comment about where a T1 should test or inject, but I do not use Facebook nor do I have a desire

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Self-Monitoring Benefits New Type 2s in the First Year

If you are newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and don’t take insulin, a new study says that you are likely to have better A1Cs if you have access to blood glucose testing supplies and use them. The finding comes from a large Cochrane review of previous studies that took place in many countries. The Cochrane review had been previously characterized as limited because it

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