• Don’t be Fooled

    Don’t be Fooled

    There are countless supplements out there claiming to treat and even worse “potentially cure” diabetes.  Manufacturers make use of social media to advertise and often “glorify” heath claims.  The FDA routinely monitors and cracks down on companies making false claims, but it is best for you,...
  • So… what type of diabetes do you have?

    So… what type of diabetes do you have?

    So…. you have been diagnosed with diabetes; but do you know what type of diabetes you have?  As it turns out, diabetes is not as simple as type 1 and type 2; but there are now five, yes five, proposed categories of diabetes.  These “types” now...
  • The New Year is Here

    The New Year is Here

    As the year moves forward into January, we all try to make pledges to start the year out by making resolutions to be better.  Everyone has room for improvement, so what do we want to change.  Do you want to eat better and exercise more?  Isn’t...
  • Let’s not kid ourselves; it is not easy to fit fitness and healthy eating in during the Holiday Season.

    Let’s not kid ourselves; it is not easy to fit fitness and healthy eating in during the Holiday Season.

    Maybe we can help with the following tips: Exercise Comes in many forms, and does not just have to occur in a gym.  Running, walking the dog, and even house cleaning counts as exercise.  In the warm summer months many people enjoy gardening.  For those of...
  • A Diabetes diagnosis can be scary..  but with a good support network you can not only survive but thrive with diabetes

    A Diabetes diagnosis can be scary.. but with a good support network you can not only survive but thrive with diabetes

    One of the main focuses of diabetes management is food.  Too often, people see diabetes as a barrier to enjoying eating. Many assume that a healthy diet is boring and tasteless.  Actually, when you get right down to it, diabetes can help your whole family stay...
  • 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...
  • Eat your Fruit!!

    Eat your Fruit!!

    We know that fruit is part of a healthy diet, and as a result of several published studies, the proof is not just in the pudding, but also in the fruits and vegetables.  One such study called the EPIC Heart study, followed over 300,000 participants for...
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