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What Is Diabetes?

What is diabetes? While working with tens of thousands of people with diabetes over many years we have heard this question more frequently than you might think. We always ask, “Did you ask your doctor?” In response we frequently hear that doctors spend just a few...

Managing Costs of Diabetes

How can Diathrive help you manage your diabetes and save money? New Research Shows Skyrocketing Diabetes Costs The American Diabetes Association released new research last year estimating the total costs of diagnosed diabetes at $245 billion in 2012. This represented...

How Do Blood Glucose Meters Work?

How does my blood glucose meter measure how much sugar is in my blood? Blood glucose test strips contain a capillary that sucks the blood up into the test strip. The glucose in the blood reacts with chemicals on the strip. The meter runs an electrical current...

How To Test Your Blood Sugar

Standard Instructions All of the meters Diathrive carries come with instructions on how to test your blood sugar. Each meter’s product detail webpage on our website contains a link to that meter’s instruction manual. The purpose of this article is to give you some...