Category Archives: Diabetes technology(Insulin pump, Dexcom, libre)

A Review of The Best Glucose Meters in the Market

COMPARISON BETWEEN THE MOST POPULAR OVER THE COUNTER GLUCOSE METERS A glucose meter is one of the essential tools a patient with diabetes must-have. As a diabetic you want the best glucose meter at an affordable price, right? That is exactly why we wrote this article. We will highlight the features and price points of […]

7 proven tips to control your diabetes and stay in control

FUNDAMENTAL TIPS TO CONTROL DIABETES In this article, we will be talking about fundamental diabetes control tips. I think both type 1 and type 2 requires a holistic approach. We will give tips about diabetic diet, healthy eating, exercise for diabetes, monitoring blood sugars, taking diabetes medications, how to deal with problems around diabetes and […]

How often to check blood sugar a day? Find out now.

How often should a diabetic check blood sugars? Diabetic patients who are not using insulin should check blood sugar once or twice a day. Patients who take 3 or more injections of insulin should check blood sugars at least 4 times a day. We are going to talk about when and how often to check […]

What is remote patient monitoring? RPM and CCM.

What is Remote Patient Monitoring? Remote patient monitoring, in short, RPM is a method of healthcare application that uses the latest advances in information technology to collect patient data outside of the traditional doctor’s office. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) uses digital technologies to gather health data from patients in one location and electronically transmit that […]

Dexcom G6 cost

How much does Dexcom G6 cost? One Box of Dexcom G6 sensors cost/price: $349. It comes in 3 sensors. Each sensor lasts 10 days. Two Dexcom G6 transmitters: $475 per bundle cost/price. 1 transmitter last 90 days. Touchscreen Dexcom G6 receiver cost/price: $365. This is permanent equipment. Although you will not need a receiver if […]

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 […]

Online diabetes doctor and SugarMDs app

In the early 2000s, people started coming to the internet as their first source of information. Today, online diabetic health advice has become the second-most popular topic in search engines, as telemedicine and telehealth rise in popularity. Many patients have turned to online diabetes doctors to receive online consultations and get prescription drugs. Technology such […]

Telemedicine/Telehealth for Diabetics-Employers and Insurers

  Why Telemedicine/Telehealth for Diabetes? During this coronavirus epidemic, everybody is now looking into telemedicine/telehealth. Most people have some understanding of telemedicine. Yet a lot of people do not know how to do it. At SugarMDs we look at telemedicine differently. For us, telemedicine is not just seeing the diabetic patient on the video. The […]

Insulin Pump for Diabetes: Endocrinologist view!

What is an insulin pump? Continuous subcutaneous insulin, or the insulin pump, has gained popularity and sophistication in recent years. An insulin pump is a device that delivers insulin to the body. Some people with diabetes use an insulin pump instead of shots to get their insulin treatment. So why is an insulin pump different, […]

What is A1c?

What is A1c? A1c is purely a reflection of average blood sugars.  It comes in percentages.  For example, 7% A1c corresponds to an average blood sugar of 150.  6% A1c corresponds to 120 average blood sugars.  8% corresponds to 180 average blood sugars.  As you may have noticed, every 1% change in A1c reflects a […]