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DigiVibe Unveils Device to Eliminate Pain of Fingerstick for Blood Sugar Testing

Posted : November 1, 2021

New portable tool uses innovative vibration technology to improve the ease of diabetes management BOCA RATON, FL (October 4, 2021) – BING Innovations, LLC today announces the launch of DigiVibeTM, a cordless handheld device that uses vibrations to eliminate the pain of getting your finger-pricked. Specifically designed for blood glucose monitoring, DigiVibe applies vibration directly […]

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Does Diabetes Cause Headaches?

Posted : June 14, 2022

Diabetes is a chronic condition in which individuals have difficulty naturally managing their blood sugar levels. Whether you have type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes, it can be difficult to maintain healthy blood sugar levels without the help of certain tools. For instance, diet and exercise are helpful for maintaining blood sugar levels, and […]

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What is Control Solution and How Do You Use It?

Posted : June 2, 2022

Control solution is an essential part of blood sugar testing and should be included in all blood sugar test kits.  In general, it’s a good idea to review the tools you need for blood sugar testing, whether you’ve been newly diagnosed with diabetes or have plenty of experience monitoring your blood sugar. Taking inventory of […]

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What is a Lancing Device and How to Use One

Posted : May 14, 2022

If you have diabetes, then you know all too well the importance of testing your blood sugar on a regular basis. Keeping blood sugar levels within your target range is an important goal for your short and long-term health. A lancing device is used to obtain a drop of blood. That drop of blood is then […]

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The Best Sugar-Free Drinks for Diabetics

Posted : May 2, 2022

With an overwhelming selection of sweetened drinks, you may be wondering what diabetics can drink besides water. People with diabetes may tolerate a small amount of sweetened drinks from time to time, but sugar-free drinks are the best choice. In this article, we’ll share shopping tips to help you choose blood sugar-friendly drinks and our […]

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Is the burning sensation in your fingers a sign of diabetic Neuropathy?

Posted : April 15, 2022

The first thing that comes to the mind of a diabetic at the mention of the term “neuropathy” is numbness and tingling in the feet. Neuropathy affects 60 to 70 percent of diabetic patients, and your doctor may have warned you to watch out for signs and symptoms in your feet.  What happens when the […]

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What Can a Person With Diabetes Eat at McDonald’s?

Posted : April 10, 2022

For a Diabetic, who must carefully choose and monitor their nutritional intake, fast food isn’t the option when hunger strikes.  But what happens when fast food is the only option available?  With the almost 37,000 McDonald’s locations worldwide, there is a definite possibility that you will find yourself in one, looking for a meal that […]

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Can a person with diabetes eat grits?

Posted : March 27, 2022

It’s no news that grits are a downhome country favorite. It can be enjoyed as a side dish, filling snack, base, breakfast food, etc.  However, the question “can a diabetic eat grits?” has been thrown several times. And it came back with no definite answer. Grits are a great meal to consume, but as a […]

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What Can a Diabetic Eat at Wendy’s?

Posted : March 5, 2022

Diabetics feel the pull of delicious and convenient fast foods too! To stay healthy, diabetics are tasked with monitoring our nutrition closely, but that certainly should not bar you from savoring your favorite grab n’ go fast food on occasion. One thing we have to keep in mind is that in addition to carbohydrates, we […]

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Stay Active With Diabetes, A Movement At A Time

Posted : February 3, 2022

After a long winter, the weather is warming up, and the future is looking bright. This is the perfect time to get it going in outdoor activities.  A healthy daily routine can help keep your well-being at its very peak.  If you have diabetes, consider staying active, as this is very important for people living […]

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Self-care strategies for Diabetics

Posted : January 3, 2022

Living well with diabetes can be a fun, healthy, and enjoyable lifestyle if you make it so. It may feel challenging at times, but remember that you can manage your condition well by making it fun and a lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle keeps your blood sugar under control and keeps your blood pressure and general […]

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Top Tips for Successful Finger Pricks with Kids

Posted : December 15, 2021

Regularly monitoring blood sugar levels is essential for both children and adults with diabetes. While most children with diabetes will need to check glucose levels before meals and bedtime, this schedule can vary. They might be required to check more often if they are on a new medication, are sick, or have had a change […]

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What Your Friend with Diabetes Wishes You Knew

Posted : December 1, 2021

Whether friends or family, most of us know someone who has diabetes. Diabetes is a widespread health condition characterized by problems with the hormone insulin, which helps manage your blood sugar levels. Depending on the type of diabetes someone has, either their body doesn’t respond normally to insulin, or no insulin is produced by their […]

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10 Tips to Reduce Finger Prick Pain or Eliminate it Using DigiVibe

Posted : November 20, 2021

If you have been recently diagnosed with diabetes, you may be wondering how bad does a finger prick hurt? You might also be looking for the best diabetes finger prick tips to reduce the pain. There is such a thing as painless finger pricking, believe it or not. Let us explain.  Finger prick pain is […]

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10 Best Foods to Control Type 2 Diabetes

Posted : November 1, 2021

For many people, having diabetes means continuously reflecting on what was just eaten while also planning the next meal. Understanding how the foods you enjoy the most impact your blood sugar is an important aspect of practicing good diabetes control.  It’s easy to focus on what not to eat for blood sugar, but what are […]

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Self-Monitoring Your Blood Glucose: What to Know

Posted : October 5, 2021

Monitoring blood glucose levels is a major component of healthy, successful diabetes management. Understanding the signs, symptoms, and what it feels like to have blood sugar that’s too high or too low, as well as how to address both, will help you establish a healthy self-monitoring routine. What is self-monitoring? The goal of self-monitoring your […]

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10 Healthy Habits for Diabetes Self-Management

Posted : October 5, 2021

Managing your diabetes is a critical component to minimizing your risk for complications and setting yourself up for the healthiest life possible. Success starts with creating a routine and implementing healthy habits for diabetes self-management.  1. Learn about nutrition.  Having diabetes is much more than just being aware of your sugar or carbohydrate intake. Your […]

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How to Get Over the Fear of Pricking Your Finger

Posted : September 20, 2021

When you have diabetes, testing your blood glucose is something you cannot avoid. Luckily, the DigiVibe has some tricks to help you get over the fear of pricking your finger. Our vibration technology takes the pain away in just 12 seconds.  Sometimes, fear is not just about pain. Putting a few tips to reduce anxiety […]

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When Should You Check Your Blood Sugar?

Posted : July 1, 2021

Testing your blood sugar levels is a non-negotiable part of having diabetes. It provides important information around what’s going on inside of your body so that you can properly address it as needed. One of the most important pieces of testing your glucose levels is deciding what times of the day are best to do […]

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What I Wish I Had Known When I Was Diagnosed with Diabetes

Posted : June 1, 2021

Diagnosed with diabetes, now what? If you or someone you know has just been diagnosed with diabetes, it’s normal to have a lot of questions and emotions. It can be helpful to get insight from others who have gone through the same diagnosis, to know that you’re not alone, and to help you adjust.  It’s […]

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