Gain Nutrition Know-How to Successfully Take a Newer Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication

Nutrition Know-How for Taking a Newer Injectable Type 2 Diabetes Medication

The newer injectable type 2 diabetes medications can help lower glucose levels and A1c, improve overall diabetes management, and promote weight loss. However, it’s important to make nutritional adjustments while on these medications in order to have long-term success.

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How Diabetes Tech Can Help This Patient with Type 2 Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. E's Case Study

Dr. Edelman’s patient has been living with type 2 diabetes for many years, and unfortunately he was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. His CGM does not automatically provide readings, and he’s forgetting to take his mealtime insulin so his blood sugars are running high. Dr. Edelman offered a few ideas that his patient and caregivers can implement to help bring his blood sugars into a healthier range.

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Higher Dose Basal Insulin in Type 2 Diabetes: Challenges and Solutions

Challenges with Higher Dose Basal Insulin Dosing

Taking large basal insulin doses consistently can be tough. Have you ever had your insulin pen stop before you finished loading your dose? Have you ever had a hard time remembering to even take it? CDCES Meg Munoz offers tips on working with your doctor to address your basal insulin needs.

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Making the Invisible Visible: One of the Big Secrets for Successful Type 2 Diabetes Management (and a New Research Opportunity)

Blood Sugar Testing

A big problem for many people with type 2 diabetes is that it’s so easy to ignore it. High blood sugars typically don’t “hurt” until symptoms from complications develop later. Dr. Bill Polonsky shares one important tip that can help people with T2D achieve much greater control of their diabetes and feel a whole lot better.

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This Diabetes Awareness Month, Don’t Forget about the Things You Do RIGHT!

A Dose of Dr. E and P

How often do you celebrate your wins with diabetes? Have you ever? Take a moment and pat yourself on the back for all the things you manage on a daily basis. Woke up with a decent blood sugar? Nailed a bolus? Took a walk around the block instead of watching Seinfeld? Drs. E+P remind us how important it is to celebrate our victories, big and small.

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