Diabetes Testing and Management Blog

A woman experiencing the effects of type 2 diabetes and body temperature

Type 2 Diabetes and Body Temperature

While type 2 diabetes is a well-known health condition, many people frequently overlook the connection between diabetes and temperature sensitivity. For those who are navigating the challenges of t...
Woman looking for a digital blood sugar monitor.

The Best Digital Blood Sugar Monitor for You

When you have diabetes, regular blood sugar monitoring is one of the most important things you can do to protect your health. But how you monitor your blood sugar matters. By knowing what to look f...
Diabetes Gift Ideas for Your Athlete

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 professio...
Best Glucose Meter for Travel: Things to Consider

Best Glucose Meter for Travel: Things to Consider

Traveling with diabetes can be a challenge. Having to check your glucose in unfamiliar environments multiple times a day adds stress to what was supposed to be a relaxing vacation. The inconvenienc...
Adult male exercises in an outdoor gym to manage type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity

In today’s fast-paced world, juggling multiple commitments while attempting to manage your health can seem like an insurmountable challenge. This article will explore how type 2 diabetes and obesit...
Woman in hat considering type 2 diabetes and sun exposure

Type 2 Diabetes and Sun Exposure

Sunshine can positively affect your health and well-being, and when exposure is managed appropriately, it can promote good health. This blog will discuss the relationship between type 2 diabetes an...
Man living with diabetes learning about the relationship between diabetes and men’s health

Diabetes and Men's Health

We get it; talking about men’s health can be challenging. Even if it may seem awkward, it’s an important conversation to have—especially if you’re living with diabetes. Because of how diabetes affe...
Diabetic lancets

How To Dispose of Diabetic Lancets: FAQ

If you’re living with diabetes, you know the importance of lancets for checking your blood glucose levels and making sure you’re in a safe range. But what do you do with your sharps when you’re don...
Nurse checking blood sample and explaining interstitial fluid vs. blood glucose to a patient.

Interstitial Fluid vs. Blood Glucose: FAQ

Prioritizing your blood sugar levels is vital, and getting accurate readings is just as important as the routine check. Understanding the difference between interstitial fluid vs. blood glucose can...