How to use "Time in Range" to improve diabetes management

How to use “Time in Range” to improve diabetes management

One of the hardest parts of managing a life with diabetes is keeping a close eye on your blood sugar and making sure it stays within a tight range most of the time….

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Reactive hypoglycemia: what it is and how to deal with it

Fighting both high and low blood sugar is actually an expected part of living with diabetes. But reactive hypoglycemia is different from the usual low blood sugar that people with diabetes face because…

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Stopping metformin: when and how can you stop taking metformin

Let’s say you’ve been taking metformin for a while and either you’re not seeing results, you’re experiencing harmful side effects, or the drug just doesn’t fit into your lifestyle anymore. In this case,…

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Metformin and alcohol: can you drink while taking metformin?

Metformin is one of the most popular prescription drugs, with over 92 million active prescriptions in the United States alone (as of 2020). It is used to help people with prediabetes and type…

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Metformin Combination Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes

Combination drugs with metformin used in type 2 diabetes

Metformin is a popular prescription drug that is used as a first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes. It is also the active ingredient in combination drugs. Combination medicines for people with type 2…

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What Is a Dangerous Level of A1c?

What is a dangerous level of A1c?

The glycated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) test, or the A1c test for short, is a blood test that gives you the average blood glucose level over the past 2-3 months. This is a standard…

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Is Metformin Safe?

Metformin is a popular prescription drug that is used as a first-line treatment for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. It is usually taken orally, in pill form, once or twice a day. Metformin…

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Signs Metformin Is Working (Or Isn

Signs Metformin Is Working (or Not Working)

When people start taking metformin, it may take some time before any positive change in blood sugar or weight is noticed. If you’ve recently added this drug to your daily routine, you may…

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Foods to Avoid While Taking Metformin

Foods to avoid while taking metformin

Starting metformin can be an important first step in getting better control of your blood sugar. But people are often confused about what they should and shouldn’t eat immediately after starting Metformin treatment….

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Keto Salad (High Fat, Low Carb Cobb Salad)

Keto Salad (High Fat, Low Carb Cobb Salad)

The High Fat, Low Carb Keto Salad is a great way to enjoy your veggies on the keto diet! This salad is easy to prepare, full of flavor and contains only 6 grams…

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