There are other medications that your doctor may prescribe in addition to diabetes medications such as blood pressure and cholesterol-lowering medications.
- Why is it important to get the flu shot this year?It’s always a good idea to get a flu shot, to protect yourself and those who you come in contact with. This year, in the face of COVID-19, it’s especially important that everyone – particularly people with diabetes – get the flu shot. Read on to learn about diabetes and the flu shot.
- Top 5 reasons to get the flu shotWondering whether to get the flu shot this year? Stop wondering get the shot! Here are five great reasons.
- Sleep aids: understand your over-the-counter optionsThe importance of sleep cant be undermined. Insomnia is a relatively common sleeping disorder, affecting about one-third of the adult population worldwide.
- Medications for high blood pressureHypertension is best managed as a triad of healthy eating, increased activities and medications.
- Alternative medicines for diabetesIt has been reported that more than three out of four people with diabetes use natural health products.
- Seasonal allergies and diabetesAs the warmer weather returns in spring, so do seasonal allergies.
- Managing symptoms of the common cold in people with diabetesIn the midst of the cold season, you may wonder how to care for yourself when you come down with an illness.
- Vitamin and mineral supplements - who needs it?A 2010 Ipsos-Reid survey shows that 73% of Canadians regularly take natural health products (NHPs) like vitamins and minerals, herbal products, and homeopathic medicines.
- Diabetes and weight loss products - what not to doInformation for people with diabetes about weight loss products and what to avoid.
- Managing cholesterol: the good, the bad and the ugly!Cholesterol is a soft waxy substance, and is one of the lipids (fats) normally found in the blood and in every cell of the body.