General Diabetes Information

May 7, 2024

How to Use Insulin Pens & Needles: Benefits and Techniques

By ADW|2024-05-14T14:10:37-04:00Updated: May 7th, 2024|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|1 Comment

The experts at ADW Diabetes are here to explain how to use pen needles properly. We’ll also highlight the pros and cons of using insulin pen needles, syringes, and pumps so you can determine which insulin delivery system is best for you. Understanding the differences is the key to selecting the one that aligns with […]

Feb 7, 2024

A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Dexcom G7 Receiver Features

By ADW|2024-02-07T14:13:41-05:00Updated: February 7th, 2024|General Information, New Products|0 Comments

The cutting-edge Dexcom G7 receiver can be a life-changing device, as it allows you to track your glucose levels easily and accurately in real-time with no fingersticks, calibration, or scanning required. Being able to monitor your levels so efficiently lets you make fast, informed decisions regarding your dietary supplements, activities, and medications, naturally helping you […]

Dec 29, 2023

In The News: Concerning Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-01-08T15:24:53-05:00Updated: December 29th, 2023|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, General Information, Health & Wellness, News & Announcements, Recent Diabetes News, Vitamins & Supplements|0 Comments

At ADW Diabetes we always want to keep you informed about trending news and studies with the primary focus on diabetes. It is important for you to stay up to date with the latest information so you can ask questions and know which new information may be available to you.

1. New diabetes risk factors emerge: Phthalates […]

Dec 20, 2023

Super Health Gadgets for Home Use When You Have Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2023-12-21T13:30:36-05:00Updated: December 20th, 2023|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Medical technology and all that goes along with it advances quickly. Modern healthcare gadgets are finding their way into your life making them much easier. Healthcare and diabetes gadgets are used “at home” as well as “on the go” for convenience offering simplicity, efficiency and more medical information which can certainly be helpful.

Obviously, home medical gadgets […]

Dec 7, 2023

The Environment, Heat and Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-01-17T14:59:42-05:00Updated: December 7th, 2023|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Type 2 diabetes dates all the way back to the Egyptian period. There were an estimated 536 million people with diabetes in 2021 and there are 783 million people with diabetes expected by 2045. According to a 2020 article published in the Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives, “Climate change, and in particular global temperatures […]

Dec 7, 2023

Senior Health and Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-01-17T15:20:35-05:00Updated: December 7th, 2023|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

“Approximately 47 million seniors live in the US with a future projection of 100 million Americans 65 or older by 2060.” According to the CDC “the rapid expansion is explained by the baby boomer generation and their longer life spans. Currently, the average American lifespan is 78 years old, with women still living longer than men.

There […]

Sep 12, 2023

5 Questions To Discuss With Your Physician

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-01-17T15:19:30-05:00Updated: September 12th, 2023|Diet & Nutrition, General Information, Health & Wellness, New Products, Recent Diabetes News|0 Comments

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.

1. Is type 2 diabetes […]

Jul 19, 2023

Questions From A Diabetes Practice – 2023 Edition

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-01-17T14:43:01-05:00Updated: July 19th, 2023|Diet & Nutrition, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

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 […]

Jun 28, 2023

Flu, RSV, Pneumonia, COVID-19 and Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-01-17T15:22:01-05:00Updated: June 28th, 2023|General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Flu, RSV, Pneumonia, COVID-19 and Diabetes

Patients with diabetes are not more likely to contract a severe respiratory tract infection, but when they develop one, they are more likely to get complications leading to a possible hospitalization. Reasons why this happens include: diabetes causes immune dysfunction, diabetes causes insulin resistance and the body’s possible exposure to high […]

Apr 10, 2023

Parkinson’s & Diabetes: What’s the Connection?

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-01-17T15:11:23-05:00Updated: April 10th, 2023|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

April is designated as Parkinson’s Awareness Month. People with type 2 diabetes may have an increased risk of developing a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease later in life. Type 2 diabetes and Parkinson’s are both aging-associated diseases as well as chronic diseases that are both turning into epidemics worldwide. Parkinson’s – like diabetes – is considered a […]

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