Sep 13, 2017

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

By | 2017-09-18T09:26:46+00:00 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+00:00 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.

Apr 3, 2017

What May Cause Your Muscle Aches and Pains When You Have Diabetes?

By | 2017-04-21T14:35:26+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Complications, Diabetes Management, Foot Care, Health & Wellness|1 Comment

Moving with diabetes is more difficult for those with persistent muscle aches and pains. Diabetic neuropathy causes nerve damage that can lead to tingling, pain, and numbness. Find out what may cause pain when you have diabetes and how you can feel better.

What is Diabetic Neuropathy?

Diabetic neuropathy is a nerve disorder that affect people with diabetes. […]

Feb 22, 2017

Simple, Old Fashioned Foot Care with Diabetes

By | 2017-02-22T08:53:05+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Diabetes Management, Foot Care, Newsletters|1 Comment

This week during diabetes management teaching sessions, I interacted with 3 new onset Type 2 diabetes patients who were mystified about dealing with “foot awareness” and the need for scrupulous foot care. Since diabetes education can be overwhelming at the initial visit, I try to keep each aspect of care very simple and basic. The patients […]

Apr 11, 2016

Manicure and Pedicure Tips for People With Diabetes

By | 2017-11-27T11:03:10+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Diabetes Management, Foot Care, Health & Wellness|1 Comment

Going for a manicure and pedicure sounds like a relaxing treat, especially for people with diabetes who are always busy with self-management. A manicure and pedicure can help you feel and look better but it is important to be cautious about where you go and how it is done. Discover manicure and pedicure tips for people […]

Nov 3, 2015

Winter Woes and Diabetic Feet

By | 2017-11-29T11:50:43+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Diabetes Management, Foot Care, Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Diabetes foot care is a major concern throughout the year, but it becomes even more challenging to keep your diabetic feet healthy during the winter. Rain, snow, chilly air and even wearing boots can mean your feet take a beating. Discover more about winter woes and having healthy feet with diabetes.

  • Inspect your feet every day. Look […]
Aug 13, 2015

Latest Trends in Diabetic Foot Wound Care

By | 2017-11-27T10:47:23+00:00 August 13th, 2015|Foot Care|1 Comment

The combination of diabetes and wounds can become tricky, especially in extremities such as your feet. It is essential to take care of wounds immediately to avoid further complications. Discover the latest trends in diabetic foot wound care to help keep your feet healthy.

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