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

How to Include More Fiber in Your Eating

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES Eating foods with fiber offers many advantages. You are helping to protect against heart disease whenever your eating pattern includes

What Are Continuous Glucose Monitoring Products?

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP When you have diabetes, it can be painful to undergo constant finger-sticks to check your blood sugar. To avoid

Qigong & Diabetes – How This Little Known Ancient Practice Can Reverse Diabetes

by Justin Fowler-Lindner, a former EMT turned health writer Could a 5,000-year old ancient self-healing art really help treat modern-day diabetes? According to recent research,

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

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 goal. To achieve this, people with diabetes may want to reduce sugar in their food and drinks. Substituting sugar with artificial sweeteners is one way Continue Reading

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 syringe, insulin pen, or insulin pump. However, an alternative exists. Powdered insulin, also known as inhaled insulin, is a less-common product that nonetheless has a Continue Reading

Nuts and More Nuts: Which Are Best For You?

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES Nuts are not just for squirrels; we have gone nuts over their excellent taste too. The crunchy bites furnish healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats and supply fiber in each serving. And more than this, nuts have been shown to aid with heart protection which is Continue Reading