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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.

Jun 11, 2024

How to Apply and Remove Surgical Tape Painlessly for Maximum Comfort

By ADW|2024-06-11T10:39:31-04:00Updated: June 11th, 2024|General Information, Health & Wellness, Skin Care|0 Comments

Because wound care is often a necessary part of living with diabetes, it’s important that you know how to use surgical tape. Applying and removing medical tape properly can drastically improve your comfort and safety and promote faster healing. If you have any questions, we’re happy to provide personalized guidance!

Follow the Manufacturer’s Instructions

This guide will explain […]

May 7, 2024

How to Use Insulin Pens & Needles: Benefits and Techniques

By ADW|2024-05-14T14:10:37-04:00Updated: May 7th, 2024|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|1 Comment

The experts at ADW Diabetes are here to explain how to use pen needles properly. We’ll also highlight the pros and cons of using insulin pen needles, syringes, and pumps so you can determine which insulin delivery system is best for you. Understanding the differences is the key to selecting the one that aligns with […]

Apr 26, 2024

Reduce Dementia Risk When You Have Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-04-29T10:22:01-04:00Updated: April 26th, 2024|Diabetes Management|0 Comments

Recent studies revealed people with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing dementia since diabetes affects the interior lining of your blood vessels, resulting in vascular dementia. Researchers found “people who were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes before their 60Th birthday were 3 times more likely to develop dementia than those people without diabetes.”

When you […]

Mar 1, 2024

How to Properly Apply and Remove 3M Micropore Surgical Tape for Maximum Comfort

By ADW|2024-03-01T10:48:15-05:00Updated: March 1st, 2024|Diabetes Management, Health & Wellness, Skin Care|0 Comments

If you don’t know how to use your medical tape properly, you could end up in a sticky situation! We’re here to tell you all about Micropore tape uses, as well as how to apply and remove it in a way that maximizes your comfort. If you have any questions, our friendly in-house experts are happy […]

Dec 29, 2023

In The News: Concerning Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-01-08T15:24:53-05:00Updated: December 29th, 2023|Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, General Information, Health & Wellness, News & Announcements, Recent Diabetes News, Vitamins & Supplements|0 Comments

At ADW Diabetes we always want to keep you informed about trending news and studies with the primary focus on diabetes. It is important for you to stay up to date with the latest information so you can ask questions and know which new information may be available to you.

1. New diabetes risk factors emerge: Phthalates […]

Dec 20, 2023

Super Health Gadgets for Home Use When You Have Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2023-12-21T13:30:36-05:00Updated: December 20th, 2023|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Medical technology and all that goes along with it advances quickly. Modern healthcare gadgets are finding their way into your life making them much easier. Healthcare and diabetes gadgets are used “at home” as well as “on the go” for convenience offering simplicity, efficiency and more medical information which can certainly be helpful.

Obviously, home medical gadgets […]

Dec 7, 2023

The Environment, Heat and Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-01-17T14:59:42-05:00Updated: December 7th, 2023|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Type 2 diabetes dates all the way back to the Egyptian period. There were an estimated 536 million people with diabetes in 2021 and there are 783 million people with diabetes expected by 2045. According to a 2020 article published in the Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives, “Climate change, and in particular global temperatures […]

Dec 7, 2023

Senior Health and Diabetes

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-01-17T15:20:35-05:00Updated: December 7th, 2023|Diabetes Management, General Information, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

“Approximately 47 million seniors live in the US with a future projection of 100 million Americans 65 or older by 2060.” According to the CDC “the rapid expansion is explained by the baby boomer generation and their longer life spans. Currently, the average American lifespan is 78 years old, with women still living longer than men.

There […]

Sep 11, 2023

Diabetes and Headaches: Is There A Link?

By Roberta Kleinman|2024-01-17T15:10:26-05:00Updated: September 11th, 2023|Complications, Diabetes Management, Diet & Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Natural Remedies|0 Comments

Diabetes is not directly related to causing headaches and headaches are not always a symptom of diabetes but there are certain situations where the two medical conditions are connected. Diabetes can trigger severe head pain at specific times.

Changes in blood sugars, either low or high, is one reason people with diabetes suffer with headaches. “The more […]

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