General Diabetes Information

Apr 17, 2018

Endocrinologist – Why See One?

By |2018-06-18T10:02:55-04:00Updated: April 17th, 2018|Diabetes Management, General Information, Newsletters|0 Comments

There is more to treating diabetes than checking blood sugars with a glucose meter and keeping your blood sugar levels within a specific range. Most people with diabetes have a health care team in place to help them manage their care. Discover when and why you should see an endocrinologist with diabetes as they, too, should be part of your health care team.

Mar 20, 2018

How Spring Allergies May Raise Blood Sugars

By |2018-03-22T08:48:40-04:00Updated: March 20th, 2018|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|3 Comments

Welcome to spring time which brings a change in the weather for all of us, but for too many people the suffering of seasonal allergies accompanies the change. "Allergies arise when the immune system overreacts to an otherwise harmless substance known as allergens caused by pollen, weeds, mold, grass, trees, dust mites, cockroaches, pet dander, foods, dyes, wine and cosmetics."

Sep 13, 2017

There is Never a Better Time to Learn (or Re-Learn) The Basics of Diabetes

By |2017-09-18T09:26:46-04:00Updated: September 13th, 2017|Complications, Diabetes Management, Fitness & Diabetes, Foot Care, General Information, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|4 Comments

As fall season approaches, it is a good time to review diabetes basics. Although some of you may already know the basics, you can never stop learning. See how well you do on the following questions. Remember that "medical costs and lost work and wages for those with diabetes totals $245 million dollars yearly." See what you can do to lower these costs.

Aug 16, 2017

More Easy Summer Tips to Learn When You Have Diabetes

By |2017-08-17T10:06:11-04:00Updated: August 16th, 2017|Diabetes Management, Foot Care, General Information, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|1 Comment

Summer is almost at an end but it is always worthwhile to add a few recommendations to your summer care list. Heat waves continue around the country with forest fires already a high priority. Let's look at some additional common sense tips and tricks to help your summer end on a high note.

Aug 2, 2017

Get the Last of the Summertime Tips When You Have Diabetes

By |2017-08-07T13:53:43-04:00Updated: August 2nd, 2017|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness, Newsletters, Skin Care|0 Comments

Global warming or not, each summertime gets progressively hotter and August is known to be one of the hottest months of the year! According to the Academy of Dermatology, “One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.” The summer sun can cause major havoc to our skin. The ADA also recommends “selecting a […]