Managing Type 2 Diabetes In 2017 – How Diabetes Treatment Has Advanced

Managing Type 2 Diabetes In 2017 – How Diabetes Treatment Has Advanced

Diabetes is one of the largest public health crises facing our country, with the disease affecting 30.3 million people in the United States. Although no cure is available, diabetes treatment focuses on maintaining glycemic control and managing risk factors. There were many advances in Type 2 diabetes management in 2017, reflecting the health care community’s … Continue reading Managing Type 2 Diabetes In 2017 – How Diabetes Treatment Has Advanced

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Online Diabetic Apps

Online Diabetic Apps

For people with diabetes, life can feel like an endless cycle of testing blood glucose levels and adjusting accordingly. Fortunately, the advent of mobile technology has helped people manage their diabetes better. Consider the following apps to help you track your blood glucose levels and use your own data to better understand your diabetes. mySugr … Continue reading Online Diabetic Apps

5 Diabetes Blogs You Need To Read

5 Diabetes Blogs You Need To Read

class=”alignnone size-medium wp-image-1751″ />After being diagnosed with diabetes, many people have difficulty managing their blood sugar levels. Some people find valuable information and support through blogs dedicated to individuals with diabetes. Take a look at the following top five blogs for everything you need to know about diabetes: Diabetes Self-Management Blog This blog provides individuals … Continue reading 5 Diabetes Blogs You Need To Read

Diabetes During The Holidays

Diabetes During The Holidays

Diabetes During The Holidays There’s often a focus on food at holiday gatherings, which is why many diabetics feel anxious around the holidays. During the holiday season, diabetes insulin management can be challenging. However, by planning ahead, you can avoid unnecessary stress, manage your diabetes, and fully enjoy your gatherings. Here are some tips: Keep … Continue reading Diabetes During The Holidays

Managing Your Diabetes While Breastfeeding

Managing Your Diabetes While Breastfeeding

Managing Your Diabetes While Breastfeeding Major hormonal changes can trigger alterations in your body’s ability to effectively use insulin. For instance, gestational diabetes arises when your pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to meet your body’s higher demand while pregnant. Pregnancy also affects the ability of women with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes to effectively … Continue reading Managing Your Diabetes While Breastfeeding

FDA Approves Artificial Pancreas For Type 1 Diabetes

FDA Approves Artificial Pancreas For Type 1 Diabetes

FDA Approves Artificial Pancreas For Type 1 Diabetes Diabetes management reached a major milestone in September 2016, when the Food and Drug Administration approved the first “artificial pancreas.” This technology has the potential to revolutionize Type 1 diabetes management. What Causes Type 1 Diabetes? Type 1 diabetes is often referred to as juvenile diabetes because … Continue reading FDA Approves Artificial Pancreas For Type 1 Diabetes

Why a Diabetic Test Strip is the Best Companion for Diabetics

Why a Diabetic Test Strip is the Best Companion for Diabetics

Diabetes is a particular group of metabolic diseases with which patients have high blood sugar/glucose. Doctors often refer to these diseases as diabetes mellitus which is triggered by either the bodily cells’ unresponsiveness to insulin or inadequate production of insulin, or both. As part of the well-being process, people with diabetes need to examine their … Continue reading Why a Diabetic Test Strip is the Best Companion for Diabetics

Prevention of Diabetes

Prevention of Diabetes

If diabetes was a communicable disease, global health experts would declare that we’re in the middle of an epidemic. Diabetes has been affecting a surprising and ever-growing number of adults in the past and is now even beginning to develop in children and teenagers. That is why when it comes to diabetes, prevention can turn … Continue reading Prevention of Diabetes

Pre-Diabetes Diagnosis

Pre-Diabetes Diagnosis

A Diagnosis of Pre-Diabetes Presents an Opportunity Every day thousands of people learn that they have pre-diabetes. That knowledge can make people react in different ways. One persons initial reaction may be panic or worry about what to do next. Another person may be nonchalant and feel “its not really that bad!” Whatever the case … Continue reading Pre-Diabetes Diagnosis

Benefits of Physical Activity with Diabetes

Benefits of Physical Activity with Diabetes

Benefits of Exercising with Diabetes Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States, with the American Diabetes Association reporting that 29.1 million Americans have this illness. Living with diabetes requires lifestyle changes, as it becomes very important to keep blood sugar levels properly regulated. In addition to following a diabetic … Continue reading Benefits of Physical Activity with Diabetes

Recent Discoveries In The Treatment Of Diabetes

Recent Discoveries In The Treatment Of Diabetes

Recent Discoveries In The Treatment Of Diabetes With 29.1 million people in the United States suffering from diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association, there is immense pressure from scientists and public health officials to find effective treatments. Fortunately, ongoing research in this area has yielded new breakthroughs in diabetes treatment. Expect these treatments to … Continue reading Recent Discoveries In The Treatment Of Diabetes