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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.

Apr 5, 2021

Varicose Vein Issues and Diabetes

By |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 |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 |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 |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 |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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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