At first glance, one may not pick up the differences between the Contour and the Contour NEXT test strips. Although they are very similar, there are a few attributes that separate the two products. Contour   First test strip in the se [...]

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People with type 1 diabetes are unable to produce insulin, a hormone found in the pancreas that controls the amount of sugar in your blood. Left unchecked, sugar will build up in the blood stream and cause many adverse complications. Recently, sci [...]

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Recently, Abbott Diabetes Care released information on their recall of FreeStyle Flash and FreeStyle Blood Glucose monitoring systems. These meters may produce incorrectly low readings when used with FreeStyle Lite and FreeStyle Blood Glucose Test St [...]

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It’s February again which means Valentine’s Day, Lincoln’s and Washington’s birthdays, and American Heart Month! Since diabetes and heart disease go hand-in-hand, it is important to understand what makes people with diabetes more susceptible [...]

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Have you ever tossed a coin into a fountain and made a wish? Well, the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota tossed $16,000 worth of coins in the JDRF’s (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) fountain in hopes of a cure! This is the first t [...]

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Yes, you read the title correctly. If you’re worried about developing diabetes, it might be in your best interest to step up your yogurt consumption! In a recent study at the University of Cambridge, researches have found that a significantly lower [...]

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