Diabetes Treatment

Diabetic Educator

Diabetic Educator

Someone who is certified to instruct individuals on all aspects of diabetes is considered to be a Certified Diabetes Educator (also known as a CDE). Basically, a CDE is a person that has a health care background, in addition to having extensive knowledge about the causes, prevention and management of diabetes. Having a diabetic educator […]

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Diabetes and Fasting

Diabetes and Fasting

Fasting is not an uncommon practice, and people fast (restrict food intake) for a variety of reasons, including the preparation of certain medical procedures, detoxification and religious purposes. Although some religions excuse individuals with diabetes from fasting, because of the risk of medical complications, many people still want to participate in this type of religious […]

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Can Quitting Smoking Assist in Preventing Diabetes?

Can Quitting Smoking Assist in Preventing Diabetes?

  Yes! According to the results of an extensive study (50 years in the making), which was released and published earlier this year, smoking is a direct cause of diabetes. We already know and accept other causes of Type 2 diabetes, such as age, untreated high blood pressure, sedentary lifestyle, age and poor dietary habits. […]

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Diabetes and Massage Therapy

Massage has been around for thousands of years, and in more recent times, massage therapy is used by professional athletes, and is an integral part of managing medical conditions, such as diabetes. The benefits of massage therapy/therapeutic touch are long and wide. Relaxation is one of the greatest benefits of massage therapy, and it should […]

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Tai Chi for Diabetes

Tai Chi for Diabetes

Diabetes is a growing disease, and it is a fact that Type 2 diabetes is a direct result of excess weight gain and inactivity. For this reason, it is important that people get up and get moving. Tai Chi is a great exercise choice to battle diabetes. Tai Chi is an ancient form of martial […]

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Travel Tips for Diabetics

Travel Tips for Diabetics

There is no reason that people with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes should be confined to their area, and be restricted to travel due to this disease. Within this article, we have laid out some travel tips for diabetics to have the most stress-free vacation possible. Visit your primary care professional and discuss your […]

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NovoPen Echo

NovoPen Echo

Diabetic patients that need to administer insulin via syringes consider this technique to be associated with pain, inaccurate dosing, anxiety, social stigmata and inconvenience. Insulin pens have removed a lot of these negative drawbacks. Although insulin pens are not new, the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) has recently approved the new NovoPen Echo, which delivers half-unit […]

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