Dexcom, Inc. a leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for patients with diabetes, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Dexcom G5® Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System. With wireless Bluetooth® technology built into the device transmitter, the G5 Mobile CGM System is the first and only fully mobile … Read the rest
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Kevin Sayer, Dexcom CEO, joins Mad Money host Jim Cramer to discuss the innovative medical devices and technology the company produces.… Read the rest
Legislation Introduced That Would Reduce Healthcare Spending and Improve the Health of People with DiabetesAugust 6, 2015 9:11 am Leave your thoughts
At its annual meeting yesterday attended by more than 3,000 diabetes educators, The American Association of Diabetes Educators, AADE, again called on Congress to pass legislation that would result in more people with diabetes gaining access to diabetes education. Diabetes education has been shown to reduce healthcare expenses and … Read the rest
- Proper foot care is important when you have diabetes. Wash your feet daily with gentle soap and warm water. Dry them completely and apply foot cream, staying away from the areas between your toes. Always wear closed shoes that fit properly. Wear well fitting white socks to help
Singer, songwriter, and actor Nick Jonas, who has had type 1 diabetes since he was 13, recently announced a partnership with Dexcom, Inc., to raise awareness of the benefits of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for people with diabetes. Last week, our team had the opportunity to attend an interview with Nick and members of … Read the rest
Diabetes doesn’t have to sideline you from the sport you love. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these safety suggestions:
• Don’t exercise unless your blood sugar level is at least 100 mg/dL, or within one week of a severe episode of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
• Monitor your blood sugar throughout exercise. Make … Read the rest
1. Avoid ‘Energy Boosting’ Foods and Drinks
Energy boosting supplements may contain carbohydrates that prevent hypoglycemia, but
consuming too much will reverse the caloric burn you get from running. If you need to get that
energy before a long-distance run, get it from natural food sources.
2. Monitor Insulin
If you use insulin and see … Read the rest