Savings and Free Standard Shipping* on Diabetic Supplies!Save an Extra 5% OFF with Diabetic Coverage!
Newsletter Search
  • Search
Search by Brand
Top Categories
All Categories

Diabetes Articles

Welcome to our health newsletter archive page. Our newsletters provide helpful diabetes health information on a variety of topics including nutrition, managing diabetes, exercise, diabetic recipes, pet diabetes and inspiring diabetes stories. Articles are written or reviewed by diabetes advisors who have experience in diabetes and health education. Not subscribed to our newsletter? It’s easy and your privacy is assured.

"Thank you for the wonderful articles written by Nurse Roberta Kleinman. They are so informative and always contain information I never hear from my physicians." Betty M

"I want to say how much I appreciate Dr. Joi Sutton's articles on diabetic pets. She is absolutely right when she remarks the key to preventing many mistakes and costly problems in a diabetic pet is Education." Agnes H

419 Match(es) found 
 1 2 3 ... 42 
 
 
 
What is that Little Bottle of Glucose Control Solution?
Author: Dr. Joi Sutton, DVM
Date: April 17, 2014
Category: Pets

A blood glucose meter kit is designed to give the user everything needed to begin immediate blood glucose testing. Today's newsletter is dedicated to the forgotten part of the kit - the glucose control solution.
 

 
 
Interpreting Glucose Curves
Author: Dr. Joi Sutton, DVM
Date: April 10, 2014
Category: Pets

When I first tell my veterinary clients with diabetic pets that I'm going to show them how to check a blood glucose on their pet (so that they can do so at home), I'd say a good number of them get a "deer in the headlights" look. It's almost as dramatic as the look a client gets when they first contemplate that they will be poking Fluffy with a needle.
 

 
 
Retinopathy, Peripheral Neuropathy and Nephropathy
Author: Roberta Kleinman, RN, M.Ed., CDE
Date: April 9, 2014
Category: Diabetes Complications

Retinopathy, peripheral neuropathy and nephropathy: these specific problems are involved with nerve endings, which are related to elevated blood sugars for an extended period of time.
 

 
 
Diabetes Remission in Felines
Author: Dr. Joi Sutton, DVM
Date: April 3, 2014
Category: Pets

Sure, diabetic remission can sometimes occur with oral hypoglycemic medications, but our goal in this day and age of feline diabetic management is to cure diabetes. The best bet for getting a cat into diabetic remission is close monitoring of the blood glucose and giving insulin along with a low carbohydrate high protein diet.
 

 
 
Common Questions in a Diabetes Practice
Author: Roberta Kleinman, RN, M.Ed., CDE
Date: April 2, 2014
Category: Managing Diabetes

"Why am I so bloated? Can it be related to my diabetes?" Although this question is not only related to people who have diabetes, I found it interesting. It is often asked and is well worth exploring.
 

 
 
Insulin Pens - Part 2
Author: Dr. Joi Sutton, DVM
Date: March 27, 2014
Category: Pets

Insulin pens are made for the delivery of insulin into a patient. The VetPen is calibrated for the concentration and viscosity of the insulin Vetsulin, just as Lantus pens are made specifically for the insulin Lantus.
 

 
 
Insulin Pens - Part 1
Author: Dr. Joi Sutton, DVM
Date: March 20, 2014
Category: Pets

Manual dexterity, visual impairment and sometimes even cost savings for some pet owners may entice families to change to an insulin pen for their diabetic pet.
 

 
 
If You Have Diabetes, You Should
Author: Roberta Kleinman, RN, M.Ed., CDE
Date: March 19, 2014
Category: Managing Diabetes

Diabetes can often be self-managed from day to day. Let's look at the things you can do to help with your diabetes. Together, with the expertise of your health care provider you should be able to get control of your diabetes.
 

 
 
Nurse Robbie's Top Tips: Revisited
Author: Roberta Kleinman, RN, M.Ed., CDE
Date: March 12, 2014
Category: Managing Diabetes

One common thread that is shared by all of us - we can ALL learn more. And then try to take what we've learned and apply it to our specific management plan.
 

 
 
Veterinary Nutritionists are Accessible
Author: Dr. Joi Sutton, DVM
Date: March 6, 2014
Category: Pets

If you are interested in making your pet's food or if you have a pet with one or more health issues, you might wish to consult a veterinary nutritionist.
 

 
419 Match(es) found 
 1 2 3 ... 42