Why Are You Taking Empagliflozin, Dapagliflozin or Canagliflozin?

By | June 14th, 2017|Categories: Medication|Tags: , , |

Nowadays, diabetes type II therapy options are so much more then metformin or insulin. More research is being done, more discovers are being found about diabetes type II and how this condition affects the human body. The group of medications that combine Empagliflozin/Dapagliflozin/Canagliflozin is called SGLT-2 inhibitors (SGLT-2 in.) This group of medication is one [...]

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Why Insulin Increase Your Weight

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: Care|Tags: , |

Injectable insulin is one of the most famous treatments for Diabetes type I and II. Still with a very negative overall opinion, insulin is one of the best drugs for blood glucose control. Individuals with type I diabetes are dependent on insulin from the moment of diagnosis and individuals with type II diabetes has it is [...]

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What You Need to Know About New Insulin Fiasp [Infographic]

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Medication|Tags: |

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What Is Insulin Resistance?

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , |

Insulin resistance is the main cause of diabetes type 2 and obesity. To understand what is insulin resistance you must know a few important terms frequently used. Insulin Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas. This hormone allows the glucose in the blood stream to enter into the cells. Using the famous door-key theory, [...]

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What You Don’t Know About Insulin Injections

By | November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , , |

One of the most important and basic things to do when using insulin is the injection technique. I often find that patient are not 100% accurate when doing the insulin injections. The following Tips and explanations are a MUST when doing your insulin injections. Change the needle every injection Yes, please... Using the same needle [...]

Insulin: What, When and How [Infographic]

By | November 1st, 2016|Categories: Medication|Tags: , , |

It is very important to know a little bit more about the insulin you are taking or you are starting to take. You may think you already know everything there is to know about insulin but take a look and make sure you know it indeed. This infographic is related to four insulins: Novorapid, Humalog, Humalog Mix [...]

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5 Tips for Healthy Injection Sites

By | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Care|Tags: , , , , |

Did you ever notice lumps on your injection sites? If so, are you still injecting in these areas? Repetitive injections of insulin in the same area cause these lumps (also known as Lipohypertrophy – short name "lipos"). The skin starts to develop extra tissue that can grow overtime due to constant "harm" of the skin in the [...]

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