Tag Archives: Diabetes Testing

8 Essential Questions for Your Diabetes-Care Team

When you’re living with diabetes, it often takes a team to help you meet your needs. Having such a team in your corner can make a world of difference in keeping on track.   In addition to your doctor or … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Experiences with Ketone Testing

Today we are sharing our second guest post from Joslin Diabetes Center patient and diabetes blogger, Kerri Sparling. When you’re seven years old and your mother tells you to drop what appear to be Paas tablets into a tube of … Continue reading

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Put Your Kidneys To The Test

The Joslin Clinical Guidelines for Adults with Diabetes recommend that everyone who has diabetes should get two tests at least once a year to measure the health of their kidneys. The risk of developing kidney disease is much higher for … Continue reading

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Should I Get Tested For Diabetes?

The last time the National Institutes of Health took a measurement of the diabetes epidemic in the United States, they found that of the 20.8 million Americans affected by diabetes, approximately 30% (or 6.2 million) don’t know that they have … Continue reading

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