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The Animas Vibe is an insulin pump with a built in Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor. Although there is a pump-only version of the Vibe available, the combination of the pump and monitor are what makes the Vibe stand out. The Vibe, alone, is basically the Animas 2020 pump platform from a few years ago.
The Vibe has been available in the UK since 2011. Johnson & Johnson finally submitted the Animas Vibe to the FDA in April of 2013.
Taking good care of your diabetes today means avoiding other health related problems often related to diabetes in the years to come. Work with your healthcare team design the best care plan. Use of a blood glucose monitor with blood glucose test strips will help provide valuable information to help you control your diabetes.
This list of presentations is designed to be a resource for people with diabetes, health care professionals, diabetes educators, and students. These presentations can be downloaded but the original authors should be referenced if used elsewhere. Take a look at presentations by:
The drug, Invokana, just approved by the FDA will be sold by Johnson & Johnson. It treats patients with type 2 diabetes in a new way, by causing blood sugar to be excreted in the urine. Most of the existing type 2 drugs work by increasing the supply or affecting the use of insulin.
Eating healthy is a big part of not only your overall health, but managing your diabetes properly. Take a look at 2 great cookbooks for helping you eat healthy all year long: Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking and the New Glucose Revolution Low GI Vegetarian Cookbook. With hundreds of recipes in both books, you'll have great nutritious recipes for every day of the year.