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Diabetes Devices

UnitedHealthcare Takes Away Diabetes Devices

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

If you've heard about UnitedHealthcare (UHC) limiting members to only Medtronic insulin pumps beginning July 1 and feel this is wrong, please go to "W...

Sharing Something Most Intimate, My Blood Sugar

Riva Greenberg | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

For even after 15 years of marriage, seeing my diabetes management up this close is a game-changer. And, truth be told, there's something profoundly satisfying for me to see this transformation occurring in him. The rest we'll just have to figure out as we go.

The Hidden Cost of Diabetes Devices to Patients

Riva Greenberg | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Diabetes devices are life-enhancing. For the most part they give us remarkable capacity to better manage our health. But we must recognize that new technology also adds effort, frustration, discomfort, confusion and expense to patients' lives.

25 Tips for Living With Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

These tips are in no particular order, and they won't all apply to you. However, if you find one or two you can put into practice, your life and your health may vastly improve.

Saved by My Insulin Cap

Riva Greenberg | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

I happen to have a cap with a digital timer that shows how many hours it's been since I took my last shot. It stared back at me with a "32:08." I was stunned. I had never seen a number like that before.

Taking on Diabetes From Every Angle

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

People will always have to manage their diabetes, but the hope is by automating more functions they can do so with a lot less time and effort and less risk of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.