How does Mounjaro work

How Does Mounjaro Work For Both Diabetes & Weight Loss?

Mounjaro (Tirzepatide) works by enhancing insulin release while simultaneously lessening glucagon production to help lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients. It also reduces appetite and slows down digestion to promote weight loss.
June 12, 2023
Mounjaro vs. Ozempic

Mounjaro vs. Ozempic: Comparison in Diabetes and Weight Loss Therapy

A comprehensive comparison of Mounjaro and Ozempic. How do these two diabetes injections compare? What are their similarities and differences in diabetes management and weight loss therapy?
June 12, 2023
How to use and store glucagon kit

Glucagon Essentials: How to Use & Store Your Life-Saving Injections!

Understanding how to use and store your glucagon emergency kit can be a lifeline in case a severe hypoglycaemia. Here's a complete guide on how to properly handle your glucagon injections.
June 07, 2023
Byetta pen refrigeration and storage

How to Store and Transport Your Byetta Pens?

Byetta must be refrigerated between 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C) until first use or expiration date. After the first use, Byetta pens can be kept at room temperature below 77°F (25°C) and should be used within 30 days.
June 07, 2023
Insulin syringes

How to Read Insulin Syringes & Get the Right Dose?

Insulin syringes have unique unit measurements specific to insulin dosages. Learning how to read and use insulin syringes accurately is crucial for good diabetes management.
April 24, 2023
Interesting facts about insulin

8 Surprising Insulin Facts You Did Not Know!

8 Interesting Facts About Insulin: did you know that insulin patent was sold for $1 only and that the hormone can be used in cosmetic products? Discover some fascinating facts about insulin!
April 24, 2023
10 Simple Ways to Efficiently Increase Insulin Sensitivity!

10 Simple Ways to Efficiently Increase Insulin Sensitivity!

Simple, easy steps and lifestyle changes to naturally increase your insulin sensitivity (or decrease insulin resistance): exercise, healthy diet, sleep, stress management, and more.
April 19, 2023
How long can a diabetic go without insulin

How Long Can a Diabetic Go Without Insulin?

A type 1 diabetic is likely to start experiencing signs of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) within 24 to 48 hours after stopping insulin therapy. What happens when you stop taking insulin?
April 17, 2023
How to dispose of insulin needles

How to Dispose of Insulin Needles, Pens, Syringes, and Vials?

Insulin needles and syringes must be disposed of in a sharps container. Disposable insulin pens or vials can be thrown in the household trash. Learn more here!
April 12, 2023
Calculating insulin doses

How to Calculate Your Insulin Dose Correctly?

Calculating your insulin dose depends on many individual factors, including your insulin-to-carb ratio, carbohydrate intake, blood glucose level, insulin sensitivity factor.
April 12, 2023
Smart insulin pens

What are Smart Insulin Pens? Do They Make a Difference?

Smart insulin pens are designed to simplify insulin therapy and diabetes management. Equipped with Bluetooth technology, insulin dose calculators, and mobile apps, these connected medical device could be a good fit for you. Learn more here.
April 11, 2023
Can you inject cold insulin

Can You Inject Cold Insulin Straight From the Fridge?

Injecting cold insulin can increase pain and discomfort at the injection site. But when cold insulin is the only available option, you can safely inject it.
April 04, 2023