Instructional Videos and/or links for injectables
- Diabetes (Insulins)
- Humalog KwikPen
- Novolog FlexPen
- Learn How to Inject Lantus | Lantus® (insulin glargine injection) 100 Units/mL (Get tips on injection sites. Learn about possible side effects, dosage and answers to FAQs @ www.lantus.com)
- Vials and Syringes
- Diabetes (Non-insulin injectables)
- Mounjaro – How to Use, Dosing & Side Effects | Mounjaro® (tirzepatide) (Learn how to use the once-weekly Mounjaro pen from dosing to storage and disposal. Additionally, find possible side effects that can be associated with Mounjaro.)
Uploading Pumps and Devices
Upload Pump Data to share with your Doctor. Below are links to resources that will instruct you how to upload your data at home. This will help enable sharing your data with your doctor remotely. Please make an effort to do this prior to your scheduled visits.
How to Use Your Continuous Glucose Monitors
If you just got a continuous glucose monitoring system, this link will help you understand how to use it and to understand your glucose data.
Closed Loop Insulin Pumps, state of the art diabetes technology that uses a CGM to guide insulin dosing by an insulin pump:
iLet pump from Beta Bionics: https://www.betabionics.com/ilet-bionic-pancreas/ilet-adults/
- iLet local contact information: More info
MiniMed 780G from Medtronic: https://www.medtronicdiabetes.com/products/minimed-780g-insulin-pump-system
OmniPod 5 from Insulet: https://www.omnipod.com/what-is-omnipod/omnipod-5
T slim with Control IQ from Tandem: https://www.tandemdiabetes.com/products/t-slim-x2-insulin-pump/control-iq
- https://www.hormone.org– The Hormone Foundation. An excellent website for all endocrine diseases and diabetes. Information in other languages available as well.
- https://www.empoweryourhealth.org– Offers resources on all endocrine disorders and diabetes
- https://www.thyroid.org/patient-thyroid-information/– Offers patient brochures about all different thyroid conditions as well as the latest news in the field of thyroid disease.
- thyca.org– Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. is a national non-profit organization of thyroid cancer survivors. This has useful information such as low iodine recipes, support groups and more.
- https://www.gdatf.org/-information you find here will help you better understand Graves’ disease and other thyroid illnesses
- https://www.diabetes.org– Information available here for diabetes education programs anywhere in the state of Maryland or DC
- Diatribe.org – site for technology and medication updates for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
- Life For a Child– a program that aims to raise awareness of the plight of children with diabetes in other countries
- tcoyd.org– A not-for-profit diabetes education organization which aims to inform, motivate and empower participants to take control of their diabetes.
- Time in Range Tips
- If Your Pump Breaks
- Hypoglycemia Prevention and Treatment
Type 1 (insulin dependent or juvenile onset) Diabetes
- jdrf.org/– Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation website, Where you will find information for patients with Type 1 Diabetes
- t1dexchange.org -user group for those with T1D or their supporters, sponsored by the T1D exchange
- childrenwithdiabetes.com– a website for patients with Type 1 Diabetes both adult and children, and parents of Type 1 Diabetes patients.
- shericolberg.com– Dr Sheri Colberg, one of the leading experts on managing the changes in blood sugar that can occur with exercise in people with both types of diabetes. She has worked out many practical and useful strategies for exercising while on insulin
- Screening for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
- Learn more about Tzield and T1D Testing
- TCOYD Bringing diabetes edutainment to people living with type 1, type 2, and their loved
ones from anywhere in the world! Led by two endocrinologists who are living with
diabetes themselves, you can access our expansive resource hub any place, any
time for free at tcoyd.org
- https://www.hypopara.org/ -resources for those with hypoparathyroidism
- https://www.nof.org/patients/ – National Osteoporosis Foundation website, offers patient information and support groups for those with osteoporosis
- Novo Nordisk patient assistance call 1-866-310-7549 or click the Novo Nordisk link
- Lilly insulin assistance program: Lilly solution center link or call 1-833-808-1234
- Prescription Help
“Diabetes Head to Toe” authored by Dr. Corriere
Available on Amazon or at Maryland Endocrine front desk.
Diabetes Head to Toe is an invaluable resource for anyone living with diabetes. It includes everything you should know about the disease―straight from the experts. The authors, all doctors who specialize in diabetes care, offer simple explanations and essential advice on all things diabetes. More than 50 illustrations illuminate key points, while a two-color format allows readers to quickly identify the information they are seeking. Aimed at people with diabetes, family members, teachers, physicians, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, specialists, and anyone else who cares about the health of diabetes patients, this up-to-date book will help readers recognize the early warning signs before diabetes-related difficulties arise, ensuring a long, healthy life.
“Bight Spots and Landmines: The Diabetes guide I wish Someone Had Handed Me”
Written by Adam Brown, a senior editor at the website diatribe.org, a site which is a great resource on new developments affecting both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Adam was diagnosed with T1D in 2001, and with this book has written an acclaimed resource that is a practical guide on how to improve your diabetes control while maintaining a healthy mindset. Available from diatribe.org, or order via Amazon.com
Balancing Diabetes: Conversations About Finding Happiness and Living Well
Author: Kerri Sparling, 2014
When a person received a diagnosis of diabetes, he or she starts a process of adjusting and making sense of the new normal-living with a chronic disease. Diabetes Online Community Blogger, Kerri Sparling compiles strategies used by people with diabetes, and their caregivers to bring that elusive balance into their lives.
Think Like a Pancreas: A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes with Insulin Paperback – May 12, 2020
by Gary Scheiner MS CDCES (Author)
“Winning with Diabetes” authored by Dr. Corriere
Essential reading for people who have diabetes and their families, Winning with Diabetes highlights the challenges, perseverance, and successes of sixteen elite athletes living with the disease. From mountain climber Will Cross, to college softball champion Kylee Perez, to NBA legend Dominique Wilkins, and many more, these are the real-life stories of diagnosis, adapting new day-to-day routines, finding support, training, competing, and connecting with communities of other people living with diabetes. The book features advice for facing common fears and challenges, both on and off the playing field. Each chapter includes interviews with athletes about their experiences, paired with expert commentary from the authors. Chapters also include summaries of key concepts, along with illustrations and other graphics. Winning with Diabetes will inspire readers of all ages―those newly diagnosed as well as those who have lived with diabetes for years.
Amazon link- https://www.amazon.com/Winning-Diabetes-Inspiring-Stories-Athletes/dp/1421445581/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?crid=2JV5BO5GX9BJJ&keywords=winning+with+diabetes&qid=1691153683&sprefix=winning+with+dia%2Caps%2C118&sr=8-1
Johns Hopkins link- https://www.press.jhu.edu/books/title/12465/winning-diabetes
Customizable instructions about procedures and hospital stays for patients, doctors and medical staff for both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: