Monthly Archives: May 2020

How much Dexcom costs, Which insurances cover Dexcom?

3 sensors of Dexcom G6 cost around $350. 3 sensors are typically 1 month supply. You need to change the sensor every 10 days. You will also need a transmitter. You need to change the transmitter every 3 months. The price of the transmitter is around $250. And receiver, albeit not necessary, but if you […]

Type 2 vs Type 1 Diabetes. Endocrinologist Review

Type 2 vs Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes is a result of the destruction of beta cells versus type 2 diabetes is a combination of insulin resistance and destruction of beta cells. Type 1 diabetes: Patients are positive for autoimmune markers such as certain antibodies vs Type 2 diabetes: There are no associated autoimmune […]

Metformin and Alcohol. Can I drink on metformin?

Metformin, Alcohol, and Diabetes Today we want to talk about metformin and alcohol for patients with diabetes. Are you a diabetic taking metformin and drinking alcohol occasionally or heavily? If so, this article will be very important for you to read till to the end.  As an endocrinologist/diabetes doctor, I deal with patients with diabetes […]