Sep 9, 2019

Diabetes and Your Microbiome

By |2019-09-09T11:35:03-04:00Updated: September 9th, 2019|Diet & Nutrition, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Metabolic disorder trends including type 2 diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease have grown at alarming rates in the wealthiest countries. Over 600,000 Americans die of heart disease every year. Type 2 diabetes remains prevalent as a precursor to cardiovascular disease and its complications. According to The World Health Organization, “Type 2 diabetes will be one of […]

Aug 19, 2019

Will a Cardiometabolic Specialty Become a Reality or Not?

By |2019-08-20T09:13:48-04:00Updated: August 19th, 2019|General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Diabetes continues to be a, “high over-all death burden” even in the year 2019. It is a serious, chronic disease, with 65% of deaths attributed to cardiovascular disease; there is an elevated risk for heart attacks, heart failure 2-5 times more, strokes and other related cardiac complications. The prevalence of obesity remains on the rise, with […]

Aug 5, 2019

Binge Eating, Bulimia and Anorexia with Diabetes

By |2019-08-22T10:36:52-04:00Updated: August 5th, 2019|Diet & Nutrition|0 Comments

Recent research revealed eating disorders are likely to be more common among women with diabetes than those who do not have it. Diabetes and eating disorders both involve attention to body, control of food and weight management. Learn more about binge eating, bulimia and anorexia with diabetes and what you can do about these conditions.

Aug 1, 2019

Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Diabetes

By |2019-08-01T10:40:43-04:00Updated: August 1st, 2019|Diabetes Management, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Diabetes remains the leading cause of kidney failure in nearly half of the new cases diagnosed in the United States. Cardiovascular disease is always on the radar screen when you have diabetes, but discussion of kidney disease has limitation. According to the findings in The Journal of Diabetes, “Among adults with type 1 diabetes, those with […]

Jul 31, 2019

3 Holistic Ways to Deal with Diabetes

By |2019-07-31T10:18:50-04:00Updated: July 31st, 2019|Diabetes Management, Health & Wellness, Natural Remedies|1 Comment

Holistic ways to deal with diabetes refer to an overall approach to better control diabetes and its potential complications. While natural remedies and alternative medicine are not a substitute for traditional medications, they may complement your current diabetes self-management routine. Discover 3 holistic ways to deal with diabetes for better health.

Traditional Medication and Lifestyle Changes

The traditional […]

Jul 30, 2019

Diabulimia: A Type 1 Diabetes Eating Disorder

By |2019-08-01T09:03:38-04:00Updated: July 30th, 2019|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness, Type 1|0 Comments

Diabulimia is an eating disorder that continues to grow among adolescents, teens and young adults, who have type 1 diabetes. Diabulimia is when type 1 patients deliberately restrict their insulin to lose weight; the reduction or omission of insulin eventually causes out of control blood sugars and multiple diabetes complications. Renaming happened in 2008 to several […]

Jul 18, 2019

Type 2 Diabetes: Current Trends in Life Stages

By |2019-07-22T14:12:07-04:00Updated: July 18th, 2019|Diabetes Management, Fitness & Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes|0 Comments

It seems the efforts to stop our nation’s type 2 diabetes epidemic may be working. After a 20-year increase in prevalence and incidence of diagnosed diabetes in the US, the number of those living with type 2 diabetes has stabilized. Even though, the incidence has decreased only in the Caucasian population. This equates to a, “35% […]

Jun 12, 2019

Summer Camp and Diabetes

By |2019-06-12T15:10:08-04:00Updated: June 12th, 2019|Children, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Summer camps gives children with diabetes a chance to unwind and be kids for awhile after the demands of school have ended. Whether your child goes to a diabetes camp or a regular one they are fantastic places to socialize, learn new skills and become more independent.

Jun 11, 2019

Freestyle Libre CGM System for Diabetes

By |2019-06-11T11:27:33-04:00Updated: June 11th, 2019|Diabetes Management, Diabetic Supply Review, New Products, Type 1|0 Comments

Freestyle Libre is a new continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM) for individual patient use. It can help you improve and control your diabetes for patients 18 years of age or older. The Freestyle Libre system does require a prescription. It can help you track blood glucose trends, both high and low, without a finger stick which […]