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Pamela’s BlueStar Experience

Pamela knows she isn’t the most tech savvy person, but she loves using BlueStar® to manage her diabetes. She tracks everything – blood glucose, blood pressure, exercise, food, weight, and sleep. One of Pamela’s favorite features is the SMART Visit Report. Her data entries are analyzed and summarized with key insights in this report. She …

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Gerald Takes Control of His Diabetes

When Gerald was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he thought his life was over. The amount of new and confusing information he had to learn was overwhelming. His endocrinologist threw out words he had never heard before, like A1c and blood glucose levels. “I wouldn’t be able to enjoy the foods that I loved, the …

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Diabetes Awareness Month: The 360 Degrees of Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month; a time to come together and bring awareness to the signs, symptoms, and impact of diabetes. If you work in this industry may know that over 30 million American adults are living with diabetes. You may also know that of those, one in four don’t know they have the …

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Diabetes and Family: Diabetes Awareness Month

As a specialist in diabetes, I have to take the endocrinology certification exam once every 10 years. My time is up in November, which happens to be Diabetes Awareness Month. This year, the theme of Diabetes Awareness Month is “Family and Diabetes.”  As I reflected on my endocrinology knowledge, I realized that most of the …

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