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Diabetes Awareness: Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Robert Goldman, MD Robert Goldman, MD November 15, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Fall can be an unwelcome time of the year if you have diabetes. Cool evening walks and hiking through those crunchy, fallen leaves aren’t as appealing when you have a foot ulcer. A diabetic foot ulcer develops because of nerve damage or injury in the feet (where the nerves are the longest in your entire […]

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Benefits of Controlling Type 2 Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

Fort HealthCare Fort HealthCare November 1, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Many people who have Type 2 diabetes use medication to control high blood sugar levels. But although medication can play an important role in Type 2 diabetes management, it may be possible to lower blood sugar levels by making lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise. What causes Type 2 diabetes? If you have Type […]

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Pros and Cons of Natural Sugar Alternatives for People with Diabetes

Shawn Biwer, BSN, RN Shawn Biwer, BSN, RN August 17, 2018 0 Comments General Health

People with diabetes often use artificial sweeteners to limit their consumption of added sugar. Unlike added sugar, artificial sweeteners do not raise your blood sugar in the short term. But using artificial sweeteners may not be the best approach to limiting sugar in your overall diet, and a lot of my patients have questions about […]

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Diabetes Awareness Month

Rea Fritz, BS, RN, CDE Rea Fritz, BS, RN, CDE November 9, 2017 0 Comments General Health

National Diabetes Month is observed every November so there is at least one time of year when individuals and health professionals can focus their attention on the seriousness and prevalence of diabetes as a chronic health condition among our entire population. For those individuals affected by diabetes, it is not something that is only managed […]

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Diabetes awareness every day

Rea Fritz, BS, RN, CDE Rea Fritz, BS, RN, CDE November 10, 2016 0 Comments General Health

National Diabetes Month is observed every November so there is at least one time of year when individuals and health professionals can focus their attention on the seriousness and prevalence of diabetes as a chronic health condition among our entire population. For those individuals affected by diabetes, it is not something that is only managed […]

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4 steps to Control your Blood Sugar

RhondaPerdelwitz RN, CDE RhondaPerdelwitz RN, CDE November 5, 2015 0 Comments Family Medicine

Are you a person with diabetes? Whether you were recently diagnosed or have been living with diabetes for years, this is a helpful reminder on the four things you must do to maintain a healthy blood sugar. Even if you are NOT DIABETIC, these tips can help keep you on track to avoid future blood […]

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