New Year’s healthy resolutions usually start out strong with high expectations of all the things we should be doing to keep ourselves healthy, happy and focused. Try not to start this year off with additional self- induced pressures. Instead, think about taking small steps and making easy changes over the […]
“22% of people with diabetes suffer from gum disease. The risk of gum disease increases with age and out of control blood sugars. 1 in 5 cases of total tooth loss is linked to diabetes”.
“People who are overweight or obese with a BMI over 25 % are more likely to gain weight during the holiday season than those who had a BMI under 25%”. It is known weight gain causes insulin resistance which is already present in people with type 2 diabetes. Another study […]
We are in the heart of flu season which begins in October and ends somewhere late in the Spring. Outbreak of the flu can be highly unpredictable from season to season which makes it difficult to totally prevent. As always, it is important to check with your own health care […]
The CDC continues to report that “diabetes is the largest and fastest growing chronic disease in the nation”. In 2007, the total cost of diabetes was 147 billion a year and increased in 2012 to 245 billion. In 2012, about 39% of people with diabetes were insured by private/employer based […]