Apr 4, 2019

GMO Foods and How They Affect Diabetes

By |2019-04-04T15:50:16-04:00Updated: April 4th, 2019|Diet & Nutrition, Health & Wellness|1 Comment

One of the buzzwords in the food growing industry is GMO’s. It seems everyone is talking about whether GMO’s are good or bad for your health. Discover more about GMO foods and how they may affect you and your diabetes.

What are GMO’s?

The term GMO stands for “genetically modified organisms”, or bio-engineered foods. Plants are manipulated by […]

Apr 2, 2019

15 Best Diabetes Technology Trends and Products

By |2019-04-02T15:12:15-04:00Updated: April 2nd, 2019|New Products, Recent Diabetes News, Type 1|0 Comments

2018 marks another exciting year of news in the world of diabetes research and diabetes care.  There were several yearly updates in all aspects of diabetes diagnosis, treatment and prevention by many professional diabetes expert organizations.  These include yearly meetings and presentations held by The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), in Boston in May 2018, as well as The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) in Baltimore, August 2018.

Mar 29, 2019

How to Cope with Diabetes and Driving

By |2019-03-29T14:52:59-04:00Updated: March 29th, 2019|Diabetes Management|0 Comments

Having a driver’s license is a significant responsibility because it impacts your safety and the safety of other drivers around you. Each state has specific laws about driving and diabetes. Find out why risks could be higher for drivers with diabetes and what you can do to maintain your driving privileges.

Most people need to drive to […]

Mar 29, 2019

ER, Clinic or Urgent Care – Which One is Best?

By |2019-03-29T13:36:12-04:00Updated: March 29th, 2019|Complications, General Information, Newsletters|1 Comment

A few years ago, on a four-day weekend, we were lucky enough to head down to the Florida Keys for a little rest and relaxation. After arriving late at night, we planned our next day events which included plenty of water activities and sunshine. Unfortunately, I woke up with left-sided facial swelling accompanied by severe pain […]

Aug 9, 2018

Seasonal Disasters and Diabetes Management

By |2018-08-10T10:50:17-04:00Updated: August 9th, 2018|Diabetes Management, General Information, Newsletters|0 Comments

Whether dealing with a hurricane, tornado, earthquake, ice storm/blizzard, volcano, wild fire or other disastrous event can be stressful for the average person. A natural disaster may affect your shelter, food supply, power supply, or road closures. When you toss diabetes into the mix, it can make it even more complicated.

Any natural disaster can have a […]

Aug 2, 2018

Top 10 Health Numbers that Matter to You

By |2019-08-21T16:15:37-04:00Updated: August 2nd, 2018|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, General Information, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|0 Comments

Various numbers are thrown around when it comes to your health, whether it is at your physician’s office, at the gym or in the department store. Certain numbers have more meaning than others and can really give you some indication of your overall health.

It is important not to obsess about the values but learn what they […]

Jul 26, 2018

Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Diabetic Children

By |2018-09-13T13:45:38-04:00Updated: July 26th, 2018|Children, Diabetes Management|0 Comments

The cooler days of fall are almost here which means the kids are going back to school. Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. Parents of children with diabetes need to make additional preparations for a healthy, enjoyable and safe school year. In recent years, there is a sizable increase in type […]

Jul 3, 2018

Outdoor Grilling, Picnic’s and Summer Fun with Diabetes

By |2018-07-03T08:33:13-04:00Updated: July 3rd, 2018|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|0 Comments

Summertime is now in full swing and you should be enjoying the rewarding and exciting experiences of the season. Some of the favorite activities discussed by our diabetes management patients are the outdoor Grilling, BBQ or a lazy afternoon picnic at the park or beach with friends or at a family reunion. Having diabetes or another chronic condition should make you think more about proper planning.