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Peter Foley – My low carb vegan week (part 1)

by Peter Foley. Hardly a day goes by without hearing the word vegan. Of course, veganism can mean different things to different people. For some it can mean complete abstinence from dairy, meat and animal products, for others it also includes a philosophy that rejects the commodity status of animals. There are many different reasons […]

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Diabetes Winter Hacks: 7 Tips To Staying On Track During Cold Weather Season

A big thanks to Miranda Lowery, CDE, RD, for stopping by with 7 tips for managing your diabetes even when the temperature drops. 1. Keep your diabetes devices and insulin out of the cold Just like extreme heat, extreme cold can affect your insulin (insulin solutions freeze near 32 degrees Fahrenheit), and we recommend that […]

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Meet IQcast, the Newest Addition to the Sugar.IQ assistant

Over the last few months, it’s been great to hear the positive feedback from those of you using the Guardian Connect Smart CGM with the Sugar.IQ assistant. Today, the system gets even smarter, with IQcast technology, a new addition to the Sugar.IQ assistant experience. The IQcast feature is like a weather forecast for your diabetes. […]

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How the Guardian Connect Smart CGM can Help with Time in Range

References 1 Nicolucci A, Kovacs Burns K, et al. Research: Educational and Psychological Issues Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs second study. Diabet Med. 2013;30:767–777. 2 Close KL, Wood R. Outcomes Measures for New Diabetes Therapies Beyond A1c. Presented at: FDA; August 29, 2016; Silver Spring, MD. https://diatribe.org/patient-priorities-diabetes-drugs-what-does-success-look. Accessed April 27, 2018. 3 Kaufman FR, Gibson […]

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Food Insecurity and Diabetes: Seniors Struggle to Maintain Health with Limited Access to Proper Diet [Guest Blogger]

By Lydia Preuss and Shana Alford, Feeding America Applied Research In the United States, millions of seniors ages 60 and older face a diverse set of challenges on a regular basis when trying to secure and prepare nutritious food, which may include food insecurity.  Seniors who are food insecure may experience barriers to accessing food, […]