• What you need to know about Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN)

    What you need to know about Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN)

    Pain due to a condition known as Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) is the cause of much frustration and anxiety to thousands of patients with diabetes.  For the most part this pain is described as chronic and defined as pain that persists for more than six months. ...
  • Buyer Beware!

    Buyer Beware!

    Communication platforms such as social media have made it easier to find items you are looking to purchase; but with these advances come inherent dangers that we may not be aware of.  As we have talked about in previous articles, insulin is a product that must...
  • It's Summer, Try Some Fruit

    It's Summer, Try Some Fruit

    We already knew that fruit is part of a healthy diet, and now a recently published study adds further proof. The study — called the EPIC Heart study — followed over 300,000 participants for an average of 8.5 years, measuring their fruit and vegetable consumption while...
  • Understanding your morning hypoglycemia- become a detective, gather the evidence

    Understanding your morning hypoglycemia- become a detective, gather the evidence

    We try hard to get it right, but sometimes our blood sugar levels get away from us. The trick is to figure out why we have a high number so we can fix the problem. Yes, I know all too well this can be easier said...
  • Why is diabetes so difficult to control?

    Why is diabetes so difficult to control?

    Why is diabetes so difficult to control?  I talk with countless patients with diabetes, including my own sons who have had diabetes for many years now-and one question always resonates the strongest.  How can I be doing almost the same thing on two separate occasions, and...
  • Vegetables…

    Vegetables…

    Vegetables come in many different shapes and sizes, and their health benefits are well documented.  You may not enjoy them all, but even if you have a few favorites, and include them regularly in some meals, you will be on your way to better health.  The...
  • How do I Sweeten my Life; so many options….

    How do I Sweeten my Life; so many options….

    Besides sugar, there are many ways to sweeten your foods that can have less of an effect on blood sugars.   Certainly people with diabetes can have sugar sweetened foods when incorporated into a healthy diet plan; but other available sweeteners can be helpful to help keep...
  • Cold Chain Storage to protect the integrity of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals

    Cold Chain Storage to protect the integrity of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals

    With the heralded arrival of COVID vaccines, we have heard the term “Cold Chain Storage” a lot.  This is a process whereby temperature sensitive medications are shipped to preserve the integrity/potency of the product.  Vaccines, in general, are temperature sensitive and need to always be shipped...
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