Dreaming of the future and planning a family can be very exciting. Preconception planning, planning before pregnancy, helps to make sure that both you and your baby are healthy during and after pregnancy. This is especially important for women who have diabetes. Read this article if you would like to learn more!
Diabetes is not just a blood sugar problem, it can be dangerous for your feet as well. Diabetes can cause nerve and blood vessel damage, reducing blood flow to the feet. This increased difficulty for healing after an injury is responsible for more than 60% of all foot and leg amputations not associated with accidents. Here are some tips on how to take care of your feet with diabetes.
If you have diabetes, it can be tricky to manage the holidays. Celebrations are usually filled with carbohydrate-rich foods and more frequent drinking that can easily throw your blood sugar out of whack. This holiday season may cause more fluctuations between high and low blood sugar than you would like. Here are some simple tips to help stabilize your blood sugar while having fun!
We all know smoking is bad for your lungs, but do you know that smoking can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes?
In addition to a good night’s sleep and eating well, here are some mindfulness-based, indoor exercises that can help us reduce our stress level and protect our mental health.
Evening workouts provide the same benefit as a morning workout routine, but evening workouts can throw off many daily patterns, especially for eating, and especially in the evening.
It is well known that managing diabetes is not an easy task and this may become more difficult when you are sick.