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Diabetes

Diabetes may occur when blood sugar levels are too high which is often due to insufficient insulin. There are several ways to effectively treat, and even possibly reverse, diabetes.

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Ozempic for weight loss

Ozempic is prescribed to adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus to help lower blood glucose and A1C. Ozempic is not F...

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What foods to avoid while on Victoza

Victoza (liraglutide) is an injectable medicine that is used to lower blood sugar levels in adults and children (1...

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Why is Trulicity so expensive?

Trulicity is an expensive prescription medication that is proven to lower blood sugar levels. Americans pay more fo...

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Why is Jardiance so expensive?

The costs of prescription drugs in the United States are the highest in the world. The high cost of diabetes drugs ...

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Does Ozempic need to be refrigerated?

Ozempic is a brand-name diabetes medication that needs to be stored in the refrigerator between 36°F to 46°F (2°...

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Rybelsus side effects and how to avoid them

Rybelsus is a brand-name medication that is manufactured by Novo Nordisk. It is classified as a glucagon-like pepti...

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Does Jardiance cause weight loss?

Jardiance may help individuals with type 2 diabetes lose weight while taking this medication. It is not FDA-approve...

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What foods to avoid with Trulicity

Trulicity is a prescription medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. While there are no specific foods that must b...

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Jardiance alternatives: which other diabetes medication can I take?

Jardiance is used to control blood glucose levels and protect the heart in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It...

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What foods to avoid while taking Ozempic

Ozempic is a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes and consuming some types of foods may contribute to raising y...

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Januvia alternatives: which other diabetes medications can I take?

Januvia is a brand name diabetes drug manufactured by Merck Pharmaceuticals. It is one of many diabetes medicines u...

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Januvia side effects and how to avoid them

Januvia is a brand name diabetes drug manufactured by Merck Pharmaceuticals. It is one of many diabetes medicines u...

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How much is Trulicity without insurance

Trulicity can be a very expensive prescription medication without insurance. The list price of Trulicity is $886.36...

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How much does Trulicity cost with Medicare?

In 2022, the manufacturer’s (Lilly) website states that the list price of Trulicity is $886.36 per month without ...

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How much is Ozempic without insurance?

Ozempic prices can be very expensive without insurance. The list prices for Ozempic® 0.25 or 0.5 mg (1 x 1.5-mL pe...

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Trulicity side effects and how to avoid them

Trulicity is a diabetes medication used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is often prescribed with ...

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How to lower blood sugar fast

High blood sugar, also known as hyperglycemia, can happen if you are a diabetic for many different reasons, includi...

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Diabetes insipidus vs mellitus

Diabetes insipidus is not related to diabetes mellitus (type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes) despite the name. Dia...

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Jardiance side effects and how to avoid them

Jardiance is used to control blood glucose levels and protect the heart in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It...

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Ozempic side effects and how to avoid them

Ozempic is used to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Just like other drugs, it can ...

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Diabetic Glucose Test Strips: Uses and Costs

According to the American Diabetes Association self-monitoring of blood glucose is the key to diabetes management. ...

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Best type of insulin pumps

Insulin pumps are part of the rapid progression in diabetes management. In 2019 a review found over 350,000 people...

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What type of insulin goes into an insulin pump?

Do you have diabetes and are curious about insulin pumps? Are you struggling with daily injections? You can’t...

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Ozempic and alcohol: can they be used together?

Surprisingly, it is extremely difficult to predict what effect Ozempic and drinking alcohol will have on an individ...

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Complications of diabetes

It is most important to realize if diabetes is not treated correctly, it can seriously affect your body. The first ...

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Alcohol and diabetes

After a diabetes diagnosis, some people decide to give up alcohol but this will not suit everyone. It is important ...

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Best insulin injection sites

Insulin is your best friend if you have type 1 diabetes. If you are a type 2 diabetic you may need insulin later in...

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Type 1 vs type 2 diabetes

What is the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes? You may already know that more than one form of diabetes...

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Can you reverse diabetes?

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that can be significantly improved but not cured. You can reverse diabetes symptom...

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Is the keto diet good for diabetics?

It’s important to know that the American Diabetes Association (ADA) does not recommend any single diet over a...

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Diabetes medications

Having a good grasp of the medication you are taking and how it works gives you more confidence in managing your di...

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What are normal blood glucose levels?

Normal blood glucose levels for adults without diabetes are 90 to 110 mg/dL. Learn more about the symptoms of low a...

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Can diabetics eat fruit?

The simple answer is yes, but we need to look at this deeper. Fruit can be part of a well-balanced diet for diabeti...

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6 best drinks for diabetics

Diabetes is when your body doesn’t use the insulin in your body properly. This can lead to higher blood sugar...

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Can diabetics donate blood?

Donating blood is an act of kindness and a selfless way to help others in need. Blood donations allow blood transfu...

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Early signs of diabetes

How can you tell if you are – or a loved one is – developing diabetes? It is not always easy. Diabetes symptoms...

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What is insulin resistance?

Insulin is a hormone that helps your body to transport glucose sugar from your blood into your cells. Insulin resis...

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The side effects of insulin

Diabetes is a group of diseases that cause your blood glucose levels to rise too high, harming your health. A range...

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Top 20 best snacks for diabetics

Eating snacks between meals can stop your blood glucose levels from falling too low. And if you eat regular but sma...

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What foods to avoid with diabetes

Eating the right foods and avoiding the wrong ones can help you manage your blood glucose levels and reduce your ri...

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