New Years is a time to come up with resolutions to better your life for the future. Why not use your resolution this year to set goals to better your diabetes management and overall health?
“As you might have guessed, buying a gift for someone with diabetes doesn’t have to be different than buying a gift for someone without diabetes. There are, however, certain gifts someone with diabetes might appreciate more than others. It’s easy to get stuck, so let our list spark some creative gift ideas to add to your shopping list. We’ve got ideas for every budget and all personality types. Some are silly, others are sentimental — each is a great gift in its own unique way!”
Tomorrow, Dec 8th @ 1 pm EST
Vigilant foot care is critical when you have diabetes.
Knowing the proper way to care for your feet can help you avoid pain, open wounds, infections, and amputations.
Treat your feet and join us on Thursday, Dec 8th @ 1 pm EST when one of the country’s most noted experts on foot care will share his top tips!
The search engine Diaboogle is a Google custom search engine developed by blogger Bernard Farrell to weed out the sales pitches and gimmicks and connect searchers with useful, authoritative diabetes information and support. Just type a word or phrase you’d like to search on in the search box, then refine your search by clicking on Prevention, Complications, Symptoms, or Products, if desired.
Have a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving!
The American Diabetes Association reports 1.4 million Americans are diagnosed every year. Feel free to do the math. Almost 30 million Americans (both type 1 and type 2) currently have diabetes in the U.S. Add the 86 million Americans with pre-diabetes and you can say a third of the population has a blood sugar problem.
The theme of World Diabetes Day 2016 is Eyes on Diabetes. The year’s activities and materials will focus on promoting the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and treatment to reduce the risk of serious complications.
Now that winter is upon us in full force, we need to answer the question,“How will my blood sugars react to the cold?”
Cold weather, in general, will cause a rise in blood sugars. This is because cold is a stress on the body, and a reaction to stress is that blood sugars can go up.
November 14, 2016 is World Diabetes Day. The theme of World Diabetes Day 2016 is “Eyes on Diabetes.” The year’s activities and materials will focus on promoting the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and treatment to reduce the risk of serious complications.
Read more on the Official World Diabetes Day site:
Smart reader tips for navigating life with diabetes
The new American Diabetes Association Support Community is now live! Join the conversations. . If you’re looking for tips, tricks, stories and more from those who have “been there,” look no further.
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We are located in South Florida and are in the path of Hurricane Matthew. For our employee’s safety, we will be closed Thursday and Friday – October 6th and 7th.
Provided we have power and are able to return to work on Monday, October 10th, we will return all calls, emails and messages then. If we are still without power or are prevented somehow from opening on Monday, the 10th, we will post a notice here to advise you of our status.
Thank you for being our customers! We appreciate your understanding.