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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.

May 8, 2018

Testing Your A1c Levels

By | 2018-05-08T08:59:49+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Health & Wellness, Newsletters|1 Comment

The hemoglobin A1C (glycolated hemoglobin/HbA1C) had been used to track longterm control of blood sugars in people with diagnosed diabetes. To decrease confusion, The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and The American College of Endocrinologists shortened the verbiage to just "A1C"

Apr 17, 2018

Endocrinologist – Why See One?

By | 2018-04-13T14:12:28+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Diabetes Management, Newsletters|1 Comment

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.

Apr 3, 2018

World Health Day and Diabetes Management

By | 2018-03-06T10:11:39+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Diabetes Management, Health & Wellness, Newsletters|0 Comments

April 7,2018 will be the 70th anniversary of World Health Day which was first initiated in 1948. With sponsorship from the World Health Organization (WHO), there is promotion of all life stages improving access to care especially in developing countries. They try to achieve internationally agreed upon goals to promote improved health in all aspects of […]

Mar 20, 2018

How Spring Allergies May Raise Blood Sugars

By | 2018-03-22T08:48:40+00:00 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."

Mar 13, 2018

Sexual Health & Diabetes

By | 2018-03-13T08:50:03+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Diabetes Management|0 Comments

Diabetes is well known to have an affect on the nerve endings in our body as well as the blood vessels. Most times, we think of these complications targeting our feet as in neuropathy, our eyes as in retinopathy or in our kidneys as nephropathy. It is documented that people with diabetes also can experience urological and sexual complications.

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