Are You Losing Smart?

People who have lost a lot of weight and kept it off tend to be breakfast eaters, and breakfast eating is associated with lower body mass index …

Can Your Diet Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes can be devastating, but more research is pointing to the fact that it’s a metabolic condition that can be …

The Best Insulin Pumps on the Market

An insulin pump is a small computerized device that delivers insulin for the treatment of diabetes. The pump is programmed to release insulin in …

Advantages and Disadvantages of the Insulin Pump

What is an Insulin Pump? An insulin pump is a small computerized device that delivers insulin throughout the day for the treatment of diabetes. It …

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic Ketoacidosis In diabetes, blood glucose is not able to reach the body cells where it can be utilized to produce energy. In such cases, the …

Why Walking May Work in Managing Your Type 1 Diabetes 

If you’re managing type 1 diabetes or have a loved one affected by the condition, you know that glycemic control can be a huge challenge. At times, …

Portion Size Guide

Just a tiny slice, please! And a medium scoop of ice cream, and a little bit of fruit. Uh-oh. For a lot of foods, it can be tricky to know just …

Blood Tests for Diabetes: Fasting Plasma Glucose Test

Also known as: FPG; fasting blood glucose test; fasting blood sugar test What is it? The fasting blood sugar test is a carbohydrate metabolism test …

Blood Tests for Diabetes: Random Plasma Glucose Test

Also known as: RPG; casual plasma glucose test; random blood sugar test.  What is it? The random plasma glucose test measures plasma (or blood) …