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Helpful tips for getting a good nights sleep

If you're not getting enough sleep, you may find you're having a harder time managing your blood glucose levels1. Diabetes can contribute to sleep problems, including Apnoea2 (difficulty breathing), Neuropathy3 (damage to the nerves in your feet and legs), and night time low blood sugar. Please speak to your healthcare professional for further advice. Try these tips for sleeping better, whether you have diabetes or not. ​

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Fine-tuning insulin pump therapy to match your lifestyle

Today’s insulin pumps have made considerable progress from when they were first made available. With settings for long, leisurely meals and bursts of physical activity, you can give your body the insulin you need when you need it. Think you're ready? Talk to your healthcare professional or diabetes specialist about putting these advanced features to work for you. Precise hourly basal rates. We talk about a continuous dose of insulin, but really, you can work with your healthcare professional and set your background dose to change throughout the day and night. For example, you can increase your early...

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4 good reasons to consider an insulin pump

Like many questions, to “pump or not to pump” has multiple correct answers. It’s an important tool in diabetes management and if you're thinking about making a switch to an insulin pump, we recommend discussing these points with your diabetes healthcare team. Blood glucose control. Because an insulin pump can more closely mimic the way a healthy pancreas delivers insulin, using an insulin pump can help to improve blood glucose control and reduce episodes of low blood glucose.1 With an insulin pump, insulin dosing can be more closely matched to activity and lifestyle needs throughout the day,...

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