Looking at Alcohol Consumption and Diabetes

Did you know April is National Alcohol Awareness Month? The day was established by The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. …

Diabetes Rankings in the United States

Where does your state rank in terms of prevalence of diabetes? Today, in the United States, diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the …

Number of Americans with Untreated Diabetes on the Rise

According to the Centers for Disease Control National Diabetes Statistics Report from 2017, 7.2 million or 23.8% of Americans have diabetes but are …

Diabetes Diagnosis and When to Get Screened

An unprecedented number of people are living with diabetes today in the United States without even knowing it.  According to the National Institute …

What Causes Diabetes in Men and Women?

Diabetes is a metabolic condition characterized by high sugar levels in the blood. This happens when the body doesn’t produce enough of the hormone …

Life Expectancy For Diabetes Patients and How it Can be Improved

Diabetes, for far too long, has been characterized as a condition that shortens the life expectancy.  Earlier, it was a condition that was diagnosed …

Traveling with Diabetes—Travel Letter

Today, security concerns have impeded travel and made it more difficult for the average traveler to get from point A to point B. For a person with …

Diabetes and Cold Feet

We’ve all heard of a bride or groom “getting cold feet” before walking down the aisle, but for people with diabetes, having cold feet takes on …

Diabetes Medical Management Plan Form for School

If your child has diabetes, it can be nerve-wracking sending them off to school—knowing that not all school staff understand proper diabetes …

The Other Cholesterol Test We All Should Get

If you have type 2 diabetes, chances are you know whether or not you have high cholesterol. The two often go hand in hand. You may know your total …