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Diabetes can bring a variety of complications, including some challenges with one’s feet.  Nerve damage and poor circulation can lead to a …

By Ronald Bollinger   A member of the Diabetes Coalition recently mentioned a theme of Knowledge is Power.  I along with other …

The Standards of Care in Diabetes by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is released every year for healthcare professionals for guidance of …

1.4 million people will be diagnosed with diabetes this year. How do we know if we are at risk? Type 1 and …

By Kyle Almoney ACE Certified Personal Trainer One of the common problems I run into when working with people that are looking …

By Karen Carrier| Food, Families, and Communities Educator with Penn State Extension You may have heard the saying “Eat the Rainbow,” but …

With spring now in the air, there is no better time than to get outdoors after the long winter than now! Being …

Green beans have been a staple of the human diet dating back to Mesoamerica, where they were first cultivated by indigenous peoples. …

Lions Clubs International was challenged by Helen Keller in the 1920’s to become the Knights of the Blind, and ever since then …

Over 100 years ago Dr. Fred Banting and his colleagues found a way to make insulin into an injectable form. In 2016, …

3 Super Foods for February

February is the time of the year where spring is just around the corner, and while winter still might be hanging around …

Proper hydration is important for people of all ages, whether or not they live with a chronic disease like diabetes. Proper hydration …

As a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist in a rehabilitation hospital, our Diabetes Interdisciplinary team strives to prevent hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia occurs when …

Have you noticed a difference in your skin since your diabetes diagnosis? Long-term, uncontrolled high blood sugar can lead to many complications. …

How to learn about healthy eating One of the biggest challenges diabetics face is healthy eating. Whether one is new to diabetes …

If you have diabetes, you’re likely no stranger to the ways it can affect your entire system. Proper management of your disease requires a …

Prediabetes According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “96 million Americans have prediabetes and an even more troubling fact is …

There is more to diabetes than just the day-to-day things—eating healthy, exercising, taking our medications, and testing our blood glucose. Those living …

Emotions and diabetes Have you ever noticed when you’re feeling stressed that your blood sugar goes up? If so, you’re not alone. …

As a diabetes educator in an inpatient hospital, my diabetic patients have been asking me about the “meter in the arm.” These …

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