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A Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis Didn’t Stop Her from Climbing

How determination and continuous glucose monitoring keep me climbing mountains after a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes.
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Data-Driven Self-Care Will Transform Chronic Disease Management

Data-driven self-care not only empowers everyone to take their health into their own hands, but it will also transform chronic disease management.

Siren Care’s Smart Socks Detect Diabetic Foot Injuries

Made out of smart textiles, Siren Care's Smart Socks are designed to detect diabetic foot injuries early to avoid progression of ulcers and amputations.

Type 2 Diabetes Increases Risk for Heart Disease

Did you know that people with type 2 diabetes spend 1,000% more time planning Valentine’s Day than they do talking to their doctor about diabetes? That's risky. Here's why.

What You Need to Know About Diabetic Alert Dogs

Diabetes alert dogs detect odors that reflect hypoglycemic and alert their owners. Because they are in high demand, it can be hard to find a properly trained dog and they can be expensive.

Adding Teleretinal Exams to the EHR is Time and Sight Saving

When the right technology is married to the right process, the sky’s the limit in terms of driving compliance and improving care—case in point, diabetic retinopathy.

How Peer Support and Digital Health Transforms Diabetes Care

Peer support and digital health are synergistic. Integrating these two forms of patient support provides patients with more choices and more personalized care.

Creating Medical Apps That Actually Get Used

Simply making apps available isn’t enough—developers must design apps that engage patients & providers must ensure patients are using them properly, safely & to their full potential.
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The Challenge of Staying on Top of New Medical Knowledge

The challenge for doctors lies in keeping a step ahead of their patients to understand which new treatments are a viable option for them.
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What’s the Skinny on Dietary Protein and Health?

High dietary protein is associated with increased cancer, diabetes, and overall mortality in middle aged people, but the effect is the opposite in seniors.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Fructose…And It’s Not Good

Fructose is probably the sweetest natural sugar. On a scale of sweetness where sucrose (obtained from sugar cane) is 100, fructose is 173.
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Obese Diabetics: Which is Better Surgery or Intensive Medical Therapy?

It is interesting that the treatment of diabetes, long the purview of the internist and family physician, may one day (soon) be best treated with surgery.