TCOYD Online Workshop: Basal Insulin and Type 2 Diabetes

In this three-part online educational series, Dr. Steve Edelman, MD and Dr. Jeremy Pettus, MD cover Basal insulin, and how it can help people with type 2 diabetes.

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Taking Control Of Your Diabetes: An Innovative Approach to Improving Diabetes Care Through Educating, Motivating, and Making the Connection Between Patients and Health Care Providers

The gold-standard goal of diabetes management has been to achieve meaningful and sustained glycemic control to reduce the risk of long-term complications. Unfortunately, results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey indicate that only about 50% of adults with diabetes in the United States, mostly with type 2 diabetes, are achieving an A1C less than 7.0%, and this percentage has not changed over the past decade.

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Artificial Sweeteners: How They Measure Up

Endocrinologist and type 1 diabetic Dr. Steve Edelman and Registered Dietitian Adriana Valencia discuss the latest options of artificial sweeteners, and how they relate to people with diabetes.

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Medications and Surgical Options for Weight Loss

Few people can argue that losing weight is difficult, and keeping the weight off is even harder. For those folks suffering from “diabesity” – both type 2 diabetes and obesity – maintaining a “healthy” weight seems like a never-ending battle. So why is it so easy to gain weight, yet so difficult to lose it? If you have type 2 and are struggling with your weight, these new medications and surgical options might be right for you.

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One CGM, Two CGMs, Red CGM, Blue CGM

Two type 1 endocrinologists review the pros and cons of the latest CGMs to hit the market – Abbott’s Freestyle Libre and Senseonics’ Eversense.

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How to Support Your Loved One with Diabetes

We mean well.  We really do.  We only want the best for our loved ones, but sometimes we unintentionally say or do the wrong thing when we’re trying to help. Dr. Bill Polonsky, founder of the Behavioral Diabetes Institute, offers these tips on how best to support someone you care about who is living with diabetes.

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8 Tips for Sexual Satisfaction

Many diabetes-related complications are commonly known and openly discussed, but when it comes to sex, many people still clam up.

Discussing sexual issues with your partner and/or doctor can be awkward at first, but the benefits are well worth it. There are lots of different types of treatment options available which can positively impact not only your sex life, but your overall health as well.

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A Dose of Dr. E: What Should Your A1c Really Be?

The A1c is one of the most important tests you can take for your diabetes, but what do you do with the results? Watch this “Dose of Dr. E” to find out!

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Sweet and Crunchy Nuts

Spoil yourself (and your guests!) this holiday season with this low carb, low sugar snack mix that packs a sweet and satisfying crunch!

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Pumpkin Crumble Cheesecake!

It’s a decadent treat with WAY less guilt. Your new three favorite words will be pumpkin, crumble, and cheesecake! All we can say is YUM!

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