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Our More on Diabetes articles will provide helpful diabetes and health information on topics including diabetes management, exercise, diabetic recipes, diabetes complications, diet and nutrition, pet diabetes and more. Articles are written or reviewed by healthcare professionals who have experience in diabetes and health education.

Sep 13, 2021

Myth or Truth in Diabetes – Find the Answers!

By Roberta Kleinman|2021-09-13T09:48:39-04:00Updated: September 13th, 2021|Diabetes Management, General Information|0 Comments

There is a large amount of confusing information out there when it comes to diabetes care and overall health. Find out the common realities and myths when it concerns you and your diabetes. This may help you prevent future problems.

1. Having “insulin resistance” can raise your risk of developing the metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetes and type 2 […]

Aug 16, 2021

Questions from a Diabetes Practice – 2021

By Roberta Kleinman|2021-08-16T11:49:09-04:00Updated: August 16th, 2021|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Through the years we have shared some interesting questions being asked during Diabetes Management training sessions. These specific questions have been asked recently during classes, so we are happy to share some new information to help answer your questions.

Always stay current and informed about your health and keep asking questions!

Should I take calcium supplements? Is calcium […]

Jun 22, 2021

Weight Loss: More Than 20 Easy Habits

By Roberta Kleinman|2021-06-22T11:23:30-04:00Updated: June 22nd, 2021|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Fitness & Diabetes|1 Comment

Attempting to utilize weight loss techniques and strategies can be overwhelming, especially when you also have diabetes. “Roughly 42% of adults in the US live with obesity and another 38% live with being overweight.” Feeling hungry all the time can happen when you make irrational changes to your present eating plan. Binge eating and constant snacking […]

May 28, 2021

Aging Gracefully With or Without Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2021-05-28T12:30:35-04:00Updated: May 28th, 2021|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

“Aging in the world’s population is a major contributor to the diabetes epidemic and older adults represent one of the fastest growing segments of the diabetes population.” Treating older adults with diabetes is generally more complicated since it tends to occur with multiple co-existing medical conditions. The good news is that there are things to do […]

Apr 5, 2021

Varicose Vein Issues and Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2021-04-05T14:15:21-04:00Updated: April 5th, 2021|Complications, General Information, Health & Wellness, Natural Remedies|2 Comments

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 […]

Mar 31, 2021

GI, Tummy Problems, and Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2021-03-31T12:56:46-04:00Updated: March 31st, 2021|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition|0 Comments

With diabetes the most common complications usually discussed involve the cardiovascular system: the heart and blood vessels. Diabetes elevates the risks of heart attack, stroke and peripheral vascular disease. People with diabetes can also have complications in their kidneys, eyes and feet. These are related to nerve ending problems. The GI (gastrointestinal tract) is not a […]

Mar 22, 2021

New Year, New Diabetes Questions

By Roberta Kleinman|2021-03-22T10:25:17-04:00Updated: March 22nd, 2021|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition|0 Comments

It’s a new year and hopefully you are actively setting up new and realistic goals concerning your diabetes. Diabetes self-management can be challenging, but it is the only way to make sure you reduce your future complications and live a healthier life. Diabetes remains a “life-long disease”, yet diabetes self-management classes are still not considered mandatory […]

Feb 4, 2021

Your Blood Sugar Readings: Be a Detective!

By Roberta Kleinman|2021-02-04T13:58:40-05:00Updated: February 4th, 2021|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Fitness & Diabetes, Type 1|0 Comments

It is easy to understand why your blood sugars spike high after eating 2 or 3 sugar coated donuts when you have diabetes. Too much empty sugar from cookies, candy and pies lead to elevated numbers. With diabetes you do not have the insulin needed to regulate your blood sugars. Unfortunately, there are many other unsuspecting […]

Dec 8, 2020

Diabetes Practice: More Questions & Answers

By Roberta Kleinman|2020-12-08T16:36:06-05:00Updated: December 8th, 2020|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

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 […]

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