Treatment Options for Diabetics

Insulin If you have type 1 diabetes, your goal is to keep your blood glucose or sugar within a normal range. Your doctor may suggest a combination of insulin therapy, other medicines, checking your blood sugar regularly, eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise. Because your pancreas doesn’t make enough insulin, you will need…

Total Knee Replacement

The Root of The Problem To address health disparities, we need to understand why they exist. Health disparities are not due to one single factor. They’re the result of policy decisions we make as a community. They’re due to the environment, health education, insurance and access to care, access to healthy food and stress. Those…

Osteoarthritis

Need Help with Choosing Shoes for Your Osteoarthritis? Interested in Some Tips? Keep Reading… You Should Avoid Heavy Shoes Although they may sound like a great choice for patients with arthritis, shoes with very heavy soles like clogs and stability athletic shoes can actually worsen pain in the knees. This is because of the way…

Healthy Winter Foods

The Winter’s Best Diabetes-Friendly Foods We not only spice up our wardrobes in the Fall and Winter, we usually change our meal choices, too. But fall and winter classics like apple pie and pumpkin lattes are loaded with carbohydrates, which will ruin your balanced diet─especially if you have diabetes. A pumpkin spice latte can have…

Diabetic Neuropathy

What Are Some Hidden Dangers Of Diabetes   Many people underestimate the insidious nature of diabetes. Diabetes affects multiple organs and systems of your body. In the United States, diabetes is the leading cause of end-stage-renal-disease (ESRD), adult blindness, and foot amputations.[1] Yes, many people with diabetes end up having their feet amputated as a…

GERD and Diabetes: Is There A Link?

Diabetes and GERD often occur together. What is the link between these two disorders? Gastroesophageal reflux disease — or GERD, is a digestive disorder that results in stomach acid frequently flowing back into the esophagus or the tube that connects your mouth and stomach. This acid irritates the lining of your throat. Diabetes and GERD:…