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Welcome to OKRA’s diabetes blog! Here you’ll find information, tips, and useful articles to help you navigate living with diabetes. We know it can be overwhelming to receive a diabetes diagnosis. But we want you to know that we’re here for you, and we want to help you make the best choices for your treatment. We support you by providing the latest updates on diabetes treatment, research, tips, and news with our diabetes blog. 

The field of healthcare is constantly evolving. Every year, we learn more about the best ways to manage and treat Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. If you want to stay up to date on the latest diabetes information, then you’re in the right place.

Diane Hwang

Type 1 Diabetes: What it is and How to Manage it?

OKRA News #04 Type 1 Diabetes: What it is and How to Manage it? ⓒ OKRA 8th Dec 2020 By Diane Hwang Diabetes is something that affects a lot of people, but there are prevention methods that will decrease your chances of developing it. Below is our guide to type 1 diabetes and tips on how to manage it properly. What Is Type 1 Diabetes? Type 1 diabetes happens when the insulin-making cells are destroyed by your immune system in your pancreas. Type 1 diabetes is usually detected when you are at a younger age, rather than type 2 diabetes...

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Diane Hwang

How To Use OKRA Glucose Meter

OKRA News #03 How to use our OKRA Care Glucose Meter ⓒ OKRA 4th Dec 2020 By Diane Hwang The OKRA Care Glucose Meter is an excellent tool to help you monitor your diabetes and keep your health on track. Here is how it works What does the Starter Kit contain? The OKRA Care Glucose Meter kit contains different resources and devices that can help you get in front of your diagnosis and make testing as easy as possible. The kit contains:   OKRA Care Glucose Meter Lancets OKRA Care Test Strips Lancing Device OKRA Care Control Solution Level 2...

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Dan Lee

Glucose Meters and Accuracy: What You Need To Know

OKRA News #02 Glucose Meters and Accuracy: What You Need To Know ⓒ OKRA 13th Nov 2020 By Dan Lee To get a true measure of accuracy, you need a range, not an exact number. These are the factors that apply to accurate glucose meter readings. Is the Okra Meter Accurate? The short answer is yes. Okra meters are extremely accurate. They are FDA approved and more affordable than a lot of test kits that are currently on the market. No insurance is needed when purchasing Okra test strips and the affordability makes Okra a number one choice when selecting...

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Dan Lee

Why You Never Need Insurance for OKRA Testing

OKRA News #01 Why You NeverNeed Insurance for OKRA Testing ⓒ OKRA 13th Nov 2020 By Dan Lee Does OKRA take any type of insurance for their test kits? The answer is no, and here’s why. Insurance Makes The Cost Worst The costs of glucose meters vary quite a bit in the industry and you don’t oftentimes get what you pay for. Just because the meter is provided by insurance or by a doctor does not mean that it is more accurate. All FDA-approved devices in the United States are required to be in an accuracy range, meaning that those...

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Learn from the Experts

OKRA was founded as a branch of our parent company, OSANG Healthcare. Our team of experts has over 25 years of experience in the medical supplies industry, and we’re passionate about passing that knowledge on to you. OKRA believes that everyone deserves to have the best and most up-to-date health information in order to make informed decisions about their health. We stay on top of the constantly evolving field of diabetes treatment, so that you have the knowledge you need to feel confident in your treatment decisions.

Knowledge Is Power

When you first get diagnosed with (pre)diabetes, ignoring your diagnosis may feel easier than researching it, and we can’t say we blame you — a diagnosis can be intimidating! But staying informed is one of the best ways to stay healthy when you’re living with diabetes. OKRA provides necessary, accurate, and trustworthy information in our diabetes blog, so you can understand the basics of this disease without being misled by false information.

Find the comprehensive information you need to manage your treatment by reading our latest diabetes articles. Our goal is to keep an open dialogue about living with diabetes and get you the right information to make informed choices about managing your treatment. Take a look through our diabetes blog posts on Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes to learn more about diagnosing and treating your diabetes type.

Navigating this complicated disease can be overwhelming, so we explain all the necessary information in easy-to-read and straightforward diabetes articles. We also cover information about our own equipment, including our blood glucose meter and test strips. Additionally, OKRA has created helpful guides to using and troubleshooting your OKRA Test Kit, so you can be an expert home-user.

Be sure to check our diabetes blog regularly for new diabetes articles and helpful updates. OKRA’s goal is to build a community of healthy patients who are living happily with diabetes, and that starts with keeping you informed!