When a person considers using a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM), they often ponder their choices. Do they want a Dexcom, a Guardian, a Libre, or another option? In this article, we will compare the Dexcom G6® and Medtronic Guardian™ Connect. Dexcom G6® The Dexcom G6® features … [Read more...] about Dexcom G6® or Medtronic Guardian™ Connect? Which should you choose?
When a person considers using a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM), they often ponder their choices. Do they want a Dexcom, a Guardian, a Libre, or another option? In this article, we will compare the Dexcom G6® or Libre2. Which has a great accuracy and which one is right for you? Dexcom … [Read more...] about Dexcom G6® or Libre2? Which should you use?
When I hear diabetic socks, I tend to think of people in an old age home and heavy, ugly socks. Imagine my surprise when my socks from the Diabetic Sock Club arrived and they were cozy and light! What are diabetic socks? A diabetic sock should be non-restrictive while still being … [Read more...] about Socks from the Diabetic Socks Club
If you live with diabetes and have no private health care coverage, you know how quickly the cost of diabetes supplies can add up. With a global pandemic and rising US insulin costs, I wondered what the current cost of diabetes supplies was? The cost of using multiple daily … [Read more...] about What is the cost of diabetes supplies?
Continuous Glucose Monitors. For those of us with shiny object syndrome, it seems like it is a must have gadget, but is it? Do you really need a CGM? We thought it was important to look at the benefits and the drawbacks of using a continuous glucose monitor with your diabetes. What is a … [Read more...] about Amazing Benefits and Drawbacks of CGM
Time in Range (TiR) is a relatively new tool in diabetes care. It works best when used with a continuous glucose monitor. It reflects the amount of time, usually over a 10-14-day period, that your blood glucose levels stay between a set target. This measurement more accurately accounts for the … [Read more...] about Why time in range is important for people diabetes