About Louise Mortimer

Louise Mortimer is a product director specializing in diabetes management tools. She is committed to using technology to empower people with diabetes and help them take control of their health.

Time in Range (TIR) vs. Points in Range (PIR)

While the A1c reading is still the most common assessment of how well a person’s diabetes is being managed, it is not without limitations. Chief among them are the inability to represent sudden spikes in glucose levels (blood glucose excursions), lack of insight...

2022-03-25T12:37:45-07:00March 25, 2022|

Dating With Diabetes 101

For some, diabetes has no significant impact on relationships. But for others, balancing diabetes with dating can be tricky, especially if you haven’t done it before or you’re...

2022-02-25T12:15:14-08:00February 24, 2022|

Diabetes Gift Ideas for Your Athlete

Whether you’re shopping for a birthday, a holiday, or just because, being mindful of both the receiver’s taste and their lifestyle can help you find the perfect present. For anyone from a professional endurance athlete to that friend who just started Couch to 5K, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best diabetes gift ideas for the athlete in your life.

2022-02-04T10:52:06-08:00January 28, 2022|

Teeing Up for Playing Golf With Diabetes

Staying active is an important part of diabetes management. But that doesn’t mean you have to start an intense new exercise routine. Playing golf with diabetes is a great way to get moving and help regulate your blood sugar. But before heading out on the green, there are a few things to consider.

2022-01-30T13:18:00-08:00January 21, 2022|

How to Avoid Hypoglycemia When Exercising

Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, during or after exercise is a common occurrence in people with type 1 diabetes and sometimes occurs in those with type 2 diabetes as well. If you've ever experienced dizziness, shakiness, fainting, or nausea during physical activity, chances are you've experienced exercise-induced hypoglycemia.

2022-04-27T17:57:18-07:00December 22, 2021|
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