Book Review of Insulin Pump Therapy Demystified: An Essential Guide for Everyone Pumping Insulin

March 8, 2012

Diabetes can be tough. Shots, testing blood sugar, meal plans, doctor visits… The list goes on. Thanks to new developments in diabetes technology, much of this can be simplified through the use of an insulin pump. To many, the insulin pump and insulin pump therapy is new territory and may seem confusing. Luckily, author Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, an expert in insulin pump therapy has written¬†Insulin Pump Therapy Demystified: An Essential Guide…

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Diabetes Log Lite Android App Review

Glucool Diabetes Log Lite Logo
December 9, 2011

If you’re looking for an easy way to track your diabetes and are obsessed with numbers, then Diabetes Log Lite (Glucool) just might be the android app you’re looking for. This app will help you keep track of your diabetes on your Android device. Glucool is a robust diabetes management app with a lot of great features. It will help you to gain better control of your diabetes by tracking…

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Food Street-Diabetic Android App Review

Are you looking for great tasting diabetic-friendly recipes? If you are, then you will love this simple little app for Android. One of the first things that you will notice when you open up the app is that it is very simple and aesthetically pleasing. The “home” screen consists of six basic categories: soups, salads, appetizers, main courses, side line, and deserts. Those categories should cover most of your basic…

December 8, 2011
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Insulin Pump Tip: Change your infusion site or risk infection!

June 14, 2011

If you are anything like me, you hate paying through the nose for diabetes supplies. Even with insurance supply costs are through the roof! These costs skyrocket even higher if you are on insulin pump therapy. But who wouldn’t use an insulin pump? Studies have shown that when using an insulin pump to control diabetes, the risk of complications down the road are dramatically decreased. So because of this, many…

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OnTrack Diabetes Android App Review

June 13, 2011

Looking for a great Android app to help track and control your diabetes? OnTrack Diabetes (http://bit.ly/ePgmEP) is a great little app for this, and should cover most of your digital logbook needs. One of the first things that I noticed is that there is a very nice “dashboard” interface when you start up the app. There are several icons that give you access to add blood glucose readings, edit them,…

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Look out pumpmers it looks like the next iPhone will be integrated with an insulin pump!

April 15, 2011

Okay, I will confess. I made that headline up. The headline could actually have read something like ” new insulin pump takes visual ques from Apple.” The new Cellnovo insulin pump definitely looks more a like product Steve Jobs would don his mock-tee to announce. Yet, without much fanfare, the Cellnovo insulin pump system had come onto the scene. It definitely has an interesting product name, so let’s see what…

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The OmniPod Insulin Pump… What’s the big deal?

February 23, 2011

So what’s the big deal about the OmniPod insulin pump?? I read a lot of blogs and articles about diabetes and I’ve been seeing a lot of ads for the OmniPod insulin pump, and a lot of people talking about it. Heck, even one of the Jonas brother wears one… The only problem is, it looks VERY bulky. It seems like the OmniPod would just get in the way. But…

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Google Health for Type 1 Diabetics

Have you ever wanted to go through all of those printouts and papers from the doctor and consolidate the information into one easy-to use and access area? Google Health makes this possible! What is Google Health? Google Health is a free service provided by Google and was released on May 20, 2008. It is a service that allows users to enter in their health information into one central database location…

February 23, 2011
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