Currently, over 37 million Americans have diabetes. The forecast is for that amount to go up rapidly by 2050. Reading, learning and asking your health care provider questions about diabetes may help change your future of developing diabetes or how well you can control it OR if you do eventually develop it.
Diabetes is not directly related to causing headaches and headaches are not always a symptom of diabetes but there are certain situations where the two medical conditions are connected. Diabetes can trigger severe head pain at specific times.
Changes in blood sugars, either low or high, is one reason people with diabetes suffer with headaches. “The more […]
Read on to find out what you may have recently missed in the ever-changing world of diabetes. It could potentially make your life easier and help better control your diabetes. Never stop reading or learning!
1. The Proclaim XR SCS System (recently FDA approved)
Diabetic neuropathy remains one of the most painful and debilitating complications associated with diabetes […]
New information and technology keeps progressing in the field of diabetes. Stay current as you can. This will help you manage your diabetes and overall health with each day.
1. Should I eat Omega-6 fatty acids or Omega-3 fatty acids or both? What are they and does it even matter?
Let’s discuss what each is before we talk […]
Knowing what to do to manage your diabetes is crucial to your future health. Understanding the difference between true and false information about diabetes can help you achieve better blood sugar control. Look for accurate information from reliable sources. There is so much information online or learned from our friends and family about diabetes that may […]
Coping with type 2 diabetes may cause frustration, but once you learn the “how’s and why’s”, you may be surprised at how well you can do along with added care and information from your diabetes team. Diabetes is a chronic disease and can be challenging for anyone, everyone and possibly even you! These feelings are normal, […]
Why does my A1C continue to go up even though I made no changes to my care?
This month we have received some interesting questions concerning diabetes and how it ultimately affects you. Many of you have challenges trying to control and maintain your blood sugars and your A1C level. By keeping your A1C number managed, you […]
Attempting to utilize weight loss techniques and strategies can be overwhelming, especially when you also have diabetes. “Roughly 42% of adults in the US live with obesity and another 38% live with being overweight.” Feeling hungry all the time can happen when you make irrational changes to your present eating plan. Binge eating and constant snacking […]
After a year of limited access to outside activities including doing your own food shopping and all your adventures to big box stores, things are finally changing for the better. Many of you have been vaccinated for COVID-19. Two full weeks after vaccination allows you more mobility if you continue the rules of social distancing, mask […]
Approximately 2% of adults in the US are vegans and 5% consider themselves vegetarian. New research states, “Red meat intake increases insulin resistance and the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes”. People with diabetes always want to know “what to eat or not eat” to help control blood sugars and weight. There is no one best […]