Heart failure can occur if the heart cannot pump (systolic) or fill (diastolic) adequately. This means that the heart doesn't work as well as it should, and can't pump blood well enough to meet your body's needs all the time. You may have symptoms, making it difficult to do some daily tasks, or you may have no symptoms at all and a mild condition. Regardless, there are many ways that you can manage your diet, medications, and lifestyle to control symptoms.
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!Preconception Planning with DiabetesBrookeMarsal
Balancing medications, and sticking to a daily exercise routine and nutrition plan are keys to manage type 1 diabetes. But managing type 1 diabetes can be tricky, especially if you don’t know how your body works and reacts. Type 1 Diabetes: How It WorksCarrieMccorkindale
According to CDC, 90-95% of the diabetes cases are Type 2 Diabetes. Even though Type 2 Diabetes can happen at any time of your life, it usually happens after the age of 45 years old. Read this article to learn more about the diagnosis criteria.How Do You Diagnose Type 2 DiabetesJasmineLi
Some refer to this type of diabetes as “type 1.5 diabetes" because it’s not type 1 or type 2 but is similar to both diseases.What is Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA)?CarrieMccorkindale
We all know smoking is bad for your lungs, but do you know that smoking can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes? Smoking and DiabetesBrookeMarsal