Can Following a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet Help My Diabetes?

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP Type 2 diabetes is by far the most common subtype of the disorder, impacting about 90% of people with

Cannabidiol (CBD) for Diabetes Management

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP Cannabidiol has become an increasingly popular supplement in the United States over the past several years. The substance has

The differences between GLP1a non-insulin injectables: which one is right for you?

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP Over the past decade, GLP1a non-insulin injectable products have revolutionized diabetes management. Compared to insulin, they cause less hypoglycemia

Long-Acting Versus Ultra Long-Acting Insulins For Diabetes: Which One Is Better?

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP If you have insulin-dependent diabetes, you often will take a long-acting basal insulin such as Lantus (insulin glargine) or

How Do Artificial Sweeteners Impact Diabetes?

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP When you have diabetes, it is crucial to control your sugar intake to keep your blood sugar levels at

Powdered Insulin for Diabetes Control

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP When you think of insulin, you probably think of an injectable medication that you give yourself either with a

Cannabidiol (CBD) for Diabetes Management

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP Cannabidiol has become an increasingly popular supplement in the United States over the past several years. The substance has many purported benefits, ranging from pain control to anxiety relief. Many people with diabetes also wonder if cannabidiol can help to treat their condition, including Continue Reading

10 Thirst-Quenching Beverages Other than Plain Water

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES You’re thirsty and looking for a refreshing drink. But then you start thinking about your blood sugar and remember that someone told you that you should only drink water. Believe it or not, there are beverages that you can take delight in. Diabetes-friendly beverages The Continue Reading

The differences between GLP1a non-insulin injectables: which one is right for you?

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP Over the past decade, GLP1a non-insulin injectable products have revolutionized diabetes management. Compared to insulin, they cause less hypoglycemia and often need to be given less frequently than insulin. As of 2022, many different GLP1a products are available. But what is the best way Continue Reading

Long-Acting Versus Ultra Long-Acting Insulins For Diabetes: Which One Is Better?

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP If you have insulin-dependent diabetes, you often will take a long-acting basal insulin such as Lantus (insulin glargine) or Levemir (insulin detemir). This may be in combination with a short-acting insulin like Novolog (insulin aspart). However, within the past few years, several ultra-long-acting insulins Continue Reading

5 Delightful Foods to Nourish Your Holiday Season

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES This holiday season, sink your teeth into some of the delightful foods that nature has made available with the season change. They provide different textures, bright colors, crunch, and an array of flavors. These antioxidant-filled foods fit nicely into a healthy eating pattern for diabetes Continue Reading