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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Diabetic Devices, the hidden heroes

Diabetic Devices: Hidden Heroes

Controlling your blood sugar is a vital component for overall health when you have diabetes. Luckily, there are diabetic devices that can help you stay on track when it comes to managing your condition. From delivering insulin to glucose monitoring, advancements in technology continue to make options that are more straightforward and less invasive. They …

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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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Health tips during quarantine, diabetes research

Healthy Tips During Quarantine

2020 has been one for the record books, that’s for sure. The COVID-19 pandemic closed schools and businesses, mandated people work from home, and instilled a fear that has us waiting for the “murder hornets” to appear any day now. Add children to the mix, and shake in some distance learning, and this year can …

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Masks are Still Required

DGD will continue to practice proven methods for controlling the spread of COVID-19, including universal masking, screening of all staff, patients, and visitors, as well as practicing safe social distancing.