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Nov 25, 2020

Holiday Season 2020: Traveling, Gatherings and COVID

By |2020-11-25T14:15:05-05:00Updated: November 25th, 2020|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Instead of our annual November ADW newsletter reviewing “How to stay on track with your healthy eating”, we will take a different focus. We need to get through this holiday season as healthy and as safely as we can and avoid getting coronavirus. Do not let the holidays signal a vacation from healthy routines and good […]

Nov 5, 2020

Holiday Anxiety & Depression Solutions

By |2020-11-05T15:41:14-05:00Updated: November 5th, 2020|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 feelings of anxiety and depression. “38% of Americans say their stress levels soar during the holidays”. Not only is stress high during this time period, […]

Oct 26, 2020

Your Immune System – How Do You Support it This Fall Season?

By |2020-10-26T14:46:53-04:00Updated: October 26th, 2020|Diet & Nutrition, Fitness & Diabetes, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

The fall season should raise your concern for developing flu, bronchitis, pneumonia, the common cold – and of course we are still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Daily, our bodies encounter billions of germs – some of which are beneficial and some that can be dangerous. Healing after a viral, bacterial infection or surgery is difficult […]

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.

Let’s see […]

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” […]

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, […]

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