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About Jaclyn Owens

Jaclyn Owens 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.

Good Gifts for Someone With Diabetes

Finding the perfect gift and seeing the excitement in someone’s eyes as they open it is one of the most rewarding feelings. Our guide to good gifts for someone with diabetes can help you pick out the perfect present and support your loved one.

2022-12-08T15:46:57-08:00December 8, 2022|

All About World Diabetes Day: November 14

November 14th is World Diabetes Day (WDD), and this year, the world is celebrating the 101st anniversary of the discovery of insulin by Frederick Banting and Charles Best, a landmark development that transformed the daily lives of people with diabetes.

2022-11-13T09:32:59-08:00November 8, 2022|

Reducing Finger Prick Anxiety

Pricking your finger is part of daily life when you use a blood glucose monitor to manage diabetes. But despite the necessity, finger prick anxiety is common. After all, no one wants to prick their finger multiple times a day. Unfortunately, that anxiety can...

2022-12-01T16:05:45-08:00May 27, 2022|

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|
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