As we head into winter and spend more time indoors, communicable respiratory diseases increase. This is the time to remember how to protect ourselves from some viruses.
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As many as 2 in 3 people with diabetes report that they also have hypertension (high blood pressure). Unfortunately, the two combined can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Therefore, it is important to know how to prevent or treat high blood pressure if you have diabetes.
Talking with your healthcare professional can be intimidating but there is so much you can do to make this encounter more effective. Being prepared with identified concerns, focusing your thoughts, setting realistic expectations, and being open and honest in your communication are all valuable points to consider.
When thinking about diabetes management and healthy eating, carbohydrates get all the attention. Fat, however, is also important for people with diabetes. In order to understand how fat fits into a healthy eating plan, it is important to understand the different types of fat and their effects on our body.
The thyroid is a clever little butterfly-shaped gland that lies at the base of your windpipe, above the ‘notch’ at the top of your chest bone. People with diabetes have a higher risk of thyroid disease. Read this expert blog to learn about the diagnosis and management of thyroid disease.
Although it is true that CGM can help you escape from the pain, mess, and inconvenience of traditional blood glucose monitoring, there are many more advantages to CGM use. Read this expert blog to learn what continuous glucose monitoring may do for you.