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Medication

When Sulfonylurea Drugs Could Be a Problem

Sulfonylureas are the oldest type of type 2 diabetes drugs, but they're dangerous for people who have latent autoimmune diabetes. Here's what you should know.

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Medication

Is Older, Lower-Cost Insulin Worth It?

Older insulins can be a low-cost alternative to expensive new insulins. Learn about NPH and Regular insulins, where to get them, and how to use them.

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Treatment

Tips for Managing Diabetes With a Dexcom CGM

These tips can help you optimize your Dexcom continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to improve your ability to track blood sugar and manage diabetes.

Eversense-sensor, an implantable glucose monitor for diabetes.
Treatment

Controlling Diabetes With Implantable CGMs

If you live with insulin-dependent diabetes, a continuous glucose monitor could help you get better control of your condition.

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Risk Factors

Heart Disease Prevention With Diabetes

Diabetes can increase your risk of heart disease. Learn about the links between diabetes and cardiovascular health, and get tips on how to reduce your risk.

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Risk Factors

Don't Let Hypothyroidism Lead To Diabetes

A thyroid condition raises your risk of type 2 diabetes. Learn how these conditions are related and what you can do to protect yourself.

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Medication

How To Follow Your Insulin Treatment Plan

If you need insulin to treat diabetes, here's everything you should know about insulin treatment planning and how to incorporate it into your lifestyle.

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Tests

Why You Should Carefully Manage Blood Sugar

Learn how careful blood sugar management can help you take better control your diabetes.

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Living With

Sick And Tired of Being Tired

If you’re being treated for thyroid disease but are still constantly tired, you could be experiencing adrenal fatigue. Here are ten ways to combat that fatigue, while also benefiting your thyroid in general.

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Relationships

9 Tips For Men Who Care For Women With Hypothyroidism

Men, listen up. Women, share this with your men. This husband-and-wife team share their real and raw advice on how to be a supportive husband to a wife with hypothyroidism.