Eating healthy seems quite intuitive. But when you start reading and asking questions, it's not so simple. What raises glucose? What are ‘Diabetic’ foods? What should I avoid? Let’s answer these questions, and give you solutions!
A support system is a group of people who provide you with mental, emotional, and practical support when you need it most. They also help keep you going strong when you're doing well. You've always got the UnifiedCare Team in your corner. But who in your daily life do you have that provides you with support? Who could you call on to help you when you need it most?
Have you ever felt a moment where you were about to have an accident, or awoke from a nightmare? Your heart was racing, you were breathing heavily, muscles tensed, and you might have been sweating? Well, that is stress. This article will discuss the chemical effects of stress.
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!
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.
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!
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.