AskNadia: Should I get A Therapy Dog Because My Great Niece’s Fluctuating Blood Sugars?

My great niece was diagnosed three years ago with diabetes she is now 13.  She gives herself seven shots a day.  Her sugar fluctuates so much that my niece seriously wants to get her a therapy dog.  The problem is she is a single mom with two other children trying to put herself through college and no money.  If we could get some guidance or

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: CGM Training May Improve Exercise Motivation

Click here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Canadian researchers have recently found that continuous glucose monitoring can have a significant benefit on exercise motivation for people living with diabetes. The study was completed at the University of British Columbia, and participants were separated into two groups. The first group received general guidance on foot care and stress management, and the

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Diabetes Health Podcast Interview: Dexcom’s Kevin Sayer

Dexcom- a company that has become synonymous with continuous glucose monitor systems for many diabetics, presented proof at the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific confrence ,that CGM therapy helps both type 1 and type 2 people living with diabetes on multiple daily injections. The Food and Drug Administration approved Dexcom’s G5 mobile application for use on the Android platform. This is important because Dexcom’s G5

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Experts Target Hypoglycemia at ADA Conference

Hypoglycemia remains a complex issue for diabetes patients and their healthcare providers, according to the focus of a recent symposium. Experts from across the globe spoke as part of an American Diabetes Association program, bringing to light some of the key concerns for those managing hypoglycemia in diabetes patients. From inadequate use of continuous glucose monitoring systems to dangerous low blood sugar at night, experts

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