Diabetes is rarely a glamorous condition, and that’s especially true when it comes to stashing and transporting all the high- and low-tech doodads we use to keep ourselves healthy. While most glucometers come with their own black vinyl zipper cases, you don’t have to be stuck with factory-issued fashion. Both men and women with diabetes have options than you may think. Read more
Whether you follow an unrestricted-carbohydrate, low-carbohydrate, or some-but-barely-any-carbohydrate diet, counting those carbohydrates is key to managing your blood sugar. Read more
For all their algorithms, touchscreens, connectivity and convenience, most insulin pumps still have one thing working against them (and us): unless you have a pocket, there’s nowhere to put them.
Here are a few tried and true – and maybe imperfect – ideas for keeping your pump on your person. Read more
If you use an insulin pump or multiple daily injections to treat your diabetes, you’ve probably heard of (or performed) basal rate testing. It’s a test you can perform to measure the appropriateness of your basal (or background) insulin doses. … Read more
Last month, the journal Nature published a study that showed consuming non-caloric artificial sweeteners like aspartame, saccharin, and sucralose, is associated with glucose intolerance – a condition leading to higher-than-normal blood glucose levels. Read more
We’re thrilled to be teaming up with Le Creuset to celebrate Diabetes Awareness Month and promote home cooking. Enter this giveaway to win a beautiful French Blue French Oven. Blue, don’t forget, is the color of diabetes awareness! “Gather your … Read more
ASweetLife is thrilled to be teaming up with Magimix by Robot-Coupe to promote home cooking during Diabetes Awareness Month. As we all know, fast food is an unhealthy trap. The more we cook ourselves, the more control we have … Read more
Halloween is just around the corner, so get ready to grab a pumpkin and Smash Diabetes to kick off Diabetes Awareness Month in November. The idea behind Smash Diabetes is to visually show the world how frustrated we are about the never-ending grind we often face in silence. Read more
On November 3, the FDA will host an unprecedented discussion between the diabetes community and senior agency leadership (both drugs and devices). The event will be live webcast from 1 – 4 pm. We want this to be nothing short of a home run. Read more
We are very excited to announce that the Marjorie t-shirt fundraiser sale kicks off today. Shirts will be available to purchase until October 17th.