Is Digital Diabetes Coaching Worth the Cost?

Does digital diabetes coaching really work? And is it worth the money? While these programs were basically unknown only a few years ago, there is now a dizzying number of businesses claiming to offer personalized mobile diabetes coaching programs. A diaTribe guide to the services lists fifteen different options, a number which may only grow […]

Remember, Your Time in Range Isn’t a Grade Either

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Eliza Skoler Time in Range (TIR) is another number for people with diabetes to pay attention to and use to improve their daily diabetes management. We talked with three women in the diabetes community about how they use TIR as a helpful number to keep them […]

“Freedom would be not to worry about my blood sugar level while eating birthday cake.”

Meet Maria, one of mySugr’s models living with diabetes. Maria was diagnosed with type 2 in an annual routine checkup. Living a healthy lifestyle and never being overweight, Maria was really surprised by her type 2 diagnosis. mySugr loves to show the many different faces and stories of people with diabetes in the real world. […]

What Causes Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes on Coaches Corner

mySugr Coaches Kristen and Maggie fill us in on what causes prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Learn what you can do about the risk factors you can control and how to shed the guilt around the risk factors you can’t control. Let’s learn about the factors that can help prevent, delay, and better manage prediabetes […]

Diabetes Can Be Controlled But It Is a Constant Struggle!

Philipp was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes right after knee surgery in 2005 and his diagnosis was like a little odyssey. Before jumping into the interview with Philipp, here is what he shared about his diagnosis journey. mySugr loves to show the many different faces and stories of people with diabetes in the real world. […]

How Telemedicine Improves Diabetes Care

By Heather Nelson Rapid advances in telehealth have provided doctors a level of convenience (1) that lends itself to well-rounded patient care. In this article, we will highlight some benefits of telemedicine relating to diabetes management. Rise of Diabetes Distance Care Telemedicine is the use of technology in delivering medical care to patients from a […]

Should You Be Afraid of Insulin?

It’s an all-too-common fear for people with diabetes. There is the completely natural fear of needles, but depending on the messages they’ve received from their care providers along with the experiences with insulin from other people in their family or circle, they can feel like insulin is the last resort or that they’ve failed on […]

Taking the Sting Out of Fingersticks: Lancets, Life Hacks and More

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission.By Marcia Kadanoff with Katie Bowles Tips to reduce the pain and hassle of pricking your finger each time you check your blood sugar levels on a meter When I was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes two years ago, I struggled quite a bit. I had […]

Best Apps to Manage Blood Sugar

With everyone going high-tech these days, it seems almost intuitive that our blood sugar management would make its way to a screen (remember the days of pen and paper log books?!). Measuring and tracking your blood sugar is easier than ever with the help of apps, right on your smartphone. Here are our top picks […]