In June of 2020, the FDA approved the Freestyle® Libre2 for use in the United States. December of this same year saw Health Canada also approve the sale of this product in Canada. What is the Libre2? The Libre2 is the latest flash monitoring system from Abbott Pharmaceuticals. A flash … [Read more...] about What is new with the Freestyle® Libre2?
As much as we wish it wasn’t true, there can be times when the reading you get from your glucose sensor is different from the one on your finger stick. While it could be that your sensor is no longer working, there are several other reasons why there could be a difference. Sensors and … [Read more...] about Why is my glucose sensor reading different from my fingerstick?
Maintaining good eye health is especially important for those living with diabetes. High blood sugar levels can damage the small blood vessels in the eye. While changes in vision can be an early warning sign of diabetes, your vision can also change at any point after being diagnosed. Symptoms … [Read more...] about Tips for Maintaining Good Eye Health with Diabetes
People with diabetes are advised not to get a tattoo. The high blood sugar levels diminish the ability of the body to recover from wounds that can lead to infection. However, this should not deter a diabetic from getting inked. But, before having one, you should be sure that your diabetes is in … [Read more...] about Where Should People with Diabetes Get Inked?
The Diabetes Management Platform (or DMP) app is a platform that provides people with diabetes access to a variety of information related to diabetes management. This app also allows its users to join specific social groups according to their needs and interests, as well as read articles and chat … [Read more...] about Is the DMP app right for you?
COVID-19 has been controlling our lives since March of 2020. Over 2.7 million people worldwide are now dead from this virus. Many advisories have stated that people with type 1 diabetes and the elderly are both at high risks should they get COVID-19. It is therefore not surprising that many people … [Read more...] about What happens if a person with type 1 diabetes gets COVID-19?