Diabetes in History

Learn about the origins of diabetes in history and how treatment has developed over the years and changed our modern understanding of the disease.

By Eileen Bailey

What You Need to Know About Older, Lower-Cost Insulin

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

By Mary Shomon

How Does High Intensity Insulin Treatment Affect The Heart?

Managing diabetes and heart health may require less intense insulin treatment. Learn about different treatments approaches and how they may affect the heart.

By Gretchen Becker

When You Can’t Afford Insulin: Options and Advice

Insulin therapy for diabetes can become extremely expensive. Learn more about the different options that can help you with the cost of this life-saving drug.

By Mary Shomon

Understand Your Insulin Treatment Plan

Learn about the different types of insulin, how to make a treatment plan, what to do if you forget a dose, and the risks of not taking your prescribed insulin.

By Mary Shomon

True or False: Myths vs. Facts About Insulin

Can you seperate the myths from the facts about insulin? Try this quiz to test your knowledge and learn more about insulin.

By Allison Bush

Starting Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes

When a person starts taking insulin it brings a new level of complexity to treating type 2 diabetes. Find out everything there is to know about using insulin.

By Corinna Cornejo

What You Need to Know About Access to Insulin Treatment

Learn about insulin treatment for diabetes, including the different products that help with delivery and how to get insulin when you don’t have insurance.

By Eileen Bailey

Human Insulin Proves as Effective as More Expensive Diabetes Meds

People with type 2 diabetes who are treated with newer insulin analogs don’t have better outcomes than those who take human insulin, which is significantly less costly, according to a recent study.

By Diane Domina

Bariatric Surgery Has Long-Term Benefits for People With Type 2 Diabetes

A new study is the first to show that weight-loss surgery can have a prolonged positive impact on type 2 diabetes.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.