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Promoting Health After Gestational Diabetes

Promoting Health After Gestational Diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month, a time to increase awareness of Diabetes and its significant impact on millions of Americans. This year’s focus is on Gestational Diabetes and the lifelong risks, to both mother and child, of developing Type 2 Diabetes. According...
Diabetes, Immunizations and Sick Days

Diabetes, Immunizations and Sick Days

Summer is winding down and fall is fast approaching along with the flu season. It is extremely important for all of us to follow the CDC and healthcare providers recommendations regarding immunizations, especially those living with Diabetes. Diabetes affects the...
Diabetes ABC’s

Diabetes ABC’s

Insulin resistance and deficiency leads to chronic elevated blood sugar which damages blood vessels and nerves causing complications. Many people are unaware they have complications until they are diagnosed with Diabetes. There are two types of complications,...
Seven Key Behaviors for Managing Diabetes

Seven Key Behaviors for Managing Diabetes

Diabetes is a complex, serious disease and managing it every day can feel overwhelming and challenging. The key to managing Diabetes is achieving blood sugar control through daily self-management behaviors. Diabetes educators have developed seven key behaviors to...
Diabetes of the Brain

Diabetes of the Brain

Everyone has heard of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, BUT, have you heard of Type 3 Diabetes? Research by Suzanne de la Monte, MD and Jack R. Wands, MD., shows that this new form of Diabetes is causing Alzheimer’s Disease like pathological changes in the brain leading to...