Archive for the ‘Diabetes Products’ Category

Every year, an estimated 24,000 diabetics experience blindness due to their condition. That number doesn’t even take into account those with minor to moderate vision loss. Once those numbers are factored into the equation, it becomes easy to see why diabetes is one of leading causes of vision impairment in America. It’s also why companies […]

For many individuals, night sweats are a common occurrence. Depending on the individual, the incidents could be caused by any number of things, including hypoglycemia. The good news is there are devices and diabetes testing supplies that diabetics may use to help get their night sweats under control. Hypoglycemia sleep alarms are one type of […]

When it comes to monitoring their health, many diabetics opt to choose retractable, single-use lancets because of the benefits involved. In general, such lancing devices reduce the person’s risk of falling victim to infectivity and experiencing great pain. They also tend to minimize the risk of reading errors and sustaining fingerpick injuries. One company that […]

When it comes to controlling diabetes over the holidays, there is one product that diabetics may find extremely valuable. It’s called the OneTouch® Ultra2 Meter. Here’s a brief rundown of what it does and why it’s the ideal companion for those that want to celebrate the holidays without worry: The OneTouch® Ultra2 Meter is part […]

Blood glucose monitors are finally getting the the technological advancement that they have been waiting for. With an estimated 26 million diabetics in just the United States alone (and perhaps over a hundred million worldwide), monitoring glucose levels through a modern tech-convenience, instead of tracking data through handwritten booklets or uploading manually to a computer, […]

On Monday, October 21, 2013, the National Institutes of Health made an announcement that diabetes sufferers may find interesting. Based on their declaration, it appears that the institute is prepared to fund a nationwide, diabetes related, clinical trial of epic proportions. As it stands now, the researchers are hoping to include adults age 30 or […]

If you have diabetes, it is important to manage your diabetes through diet, regular blood glucose monitoring and other interventions as directed by your health care professional. If you do check your blood sugar on a regular basis, it is also important to keep your glucose meter in good working order and that you know […]

Diabetes testing supplies have certainly come a long way. The blood glucose meters of today are much less painful, much more accurate, and much faster than ever before. The OneTouch Ultra2 meter from LifeScan is just such an example of a product to help people with diabetes control their blood sugar better than ever before. […]

It’s crucial for people with diabetes to possess accurate information about their blood sugar levels.  The typical method for regularly measuring blood glucose levels involves a glucose meter and test strips.  The individual testing their glucose will place a drop of blood on the test strip; this is a strip made of special paper and […]

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