People with diabetes are more prone to blood vessel flow problems known as peripheral vascular disease (PAD) and nerve ending issues, called neuropathy. Excess glucose creates damage to your blood vessels and nerves – especially the smaller vessels – and weakens your veins. Although there is no direct link between diabetes and varicose veins, many people […]
During diabetes management educational sessions, discussions frequently take place at the end of each training class. Interest levels on related diabetes topics tend to appear after learning the diabetes basics and interesting questions are asked.
Let’s examine some of the more recent ones:
What is the connection between diabetes and thyroid disease?
According to The National Institutes of Health […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our lives changed quickly with the onset of the virus, COVID-19. Although it was recognized as a pandemic in March 2020, the first known cases appeared in the United States in late January on the west coast. Originating in China, the virus made its way around the world in record speed. Fast forward to June, and […]
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” […]
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 […]