Diabetes Management is not optional

Diabetes Management is Not Optional

After a diagnosis of diabetes, many are inundated with information about nutrition, blood sugar levels, medications, and exercise. It’s true; there’s a lot that goes into successfully managing it daily. At times you may wonder why all the fuss, or be overwhelmed, or give up. Diabetes is a chronic condition that, if not controlled, can …

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Endocrinologist: The Diabetes Doctor

Endocrinologist: The Diabetes Doctor

Our endocrine system is comprised of a series of glands. These secrete and produce hormones essential to a wide variety of bodily functions. The testes, pituitary, thyroid, pancreas, and ovaries are some primary examples of glands involved. Though most general practitioners can diagnose and treat some basic hormonal conditions, sometimes a true specialist is necessary. When it …

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Supporting and empowering children with diabetes

Supporting and Empowering Children with Diabetes

Having a child with diabetes entails different types of care and emotional support a family must manage daily. These duties spill over outside the home to ensure they are taken care of during school, sports, and other special events. By supporting and empowering children with diabetes, they learn to respect their condition and prioritize their …

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Kidney health with diabetes, learn more in our blog! Older white male with arms crossed and smiling

Kidney Health with Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition where your body cannot make enough of the hormone insulin or is resistant to its effects. Insulin regulates the body’s ability to use sugar as energy and determines how much is stored. High blood sugar levels can cause problems in your body over time. A diabetes diagnosis is a significant factor …

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Diabetes and healthy feet, research

Diabetes and Healthy Feet – Take a Step in the Right Direction

Over 34 million people in America have diabetes. It can affect many different parts of the body. It is associated with severe complications such as heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-limb amputation, and more. It is the leading cause of limb loss, affecting over 65,000 people annually. A foot ulcer precedes 85% of diabetes-related amputations. …

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