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Sep 24, 2020

Cutting Edge Diabetes Technology

By |2020-09-24T10:13:12-04:00Updated: September 24th, 2020|Diabetes Management, General Information|0 Comments

At ADW Diabetes, we like to offer you cutting edge information to keep you on track with new diabetes technology, studies and medications. FDA approvals can happen overnight. Multiple major diabetes meetings and conferences take place at this time of the year. New technology and protocols in the world of diabetes can ultimately help you.

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Aug 27, 2020

Mental Health, COVID-19 and Diabetes

By |2020-08-27T10:54:07-04:00Updated: August 27th, 2020|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

As early as the 17th century, medical professionals have, “hypothesized a link between diabetes and a low mood.” Current research has shown a relevant relationship between diabetes and mental health issues. Your mental health can deteriorate even more rapidly during times of intense and long-lasting stress. Enter the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. Before the virus, “up […]

Jan 27, 2020

Diabetes Burnout: Is It Real?

By |2020-01-27T11:08:26-05:00Updated: January 27th, 2020|Diabetes Management, General Information|0 Comments

Living with diabetes is a lifelong commitment and can easily lead to “diabetes burnout”. It is more common in type 1 diabetes since the diagnosis often presents at an earlier age. Taking daily insulin shots makes the diabetes challenge even more difficult. A new, small study confirms this already known and frequently discussed condition. “Diabetes Burnout” […]

Dec 19, 2019

Holiday Anxiety & Depression Solutions

By |2019-12-19T11:55:58-05:00Updated: December 19th, 2019|Fitness & Diabetes, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

The holiday season is notorious for attending many parties, family gatherings, office functions, charity events, travel and gift shopping. As your holiday schedule fills up with these events it can cause some feelings of anxiety and depression. “38% of Americans say their stress levels soar during the holidays”. Not only is stress high during this time […]

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 […]

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 25, 2019

Being Ready for the Hurricane Season with Diabetes

By |2019-07-25T13:49:02-04:00Updated: July 25th, 2019|General Information|0 Comments

Hurricanes, also known as cyclones or typhoons in other parts of the world, is overwhelming, especially when you have diabetes; with diabetes, you have added challenges to consider during natural disasters. Hurricanes consist of heavy rains, swirling winds, storm surges, floodwaters and possible loss of power. It is crucial for you to have your diabetes supplies, […]

Apr 12, 2019

What to Do When You Can’t Afford Your Diabetes Medication or Supplies

By |2019-04-12T10:21:08-04:00Updated: April 12th, 2019|Diabetes Management, General Information|6 Comments

In today’s demanding economic times, it may be difficult to manage the cost of ongoing diabetes care. The average person diagnosed with diabetes will spend $16,752.00 per year on medical costs; 60% of that is spent on treatment. The person with diabetes has 2.3 times greater health care expenses yearly, compared to someone without diabetes. Whether […]

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|2 Comments

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 […]

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