Diabetes Self-Management3 min de lecture
Getting Exercise at Home
Q I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes some three years ago and have been using diet and exercise to control my glucose levels. However, due to COVID-19, I am homebound, unable to attend my usual fitness classes. I am also finding that I get very sle
Diabetes Self-Management2 min de lecture
The Do-It-Yourself Gym
It’s not always possible to get to a gym, especially nowadays, and many of them cost an arm and a leg, anyway. But some of the equipment often used to build a home gym is expensive, cumbersome and, well, boring. How many of us have bought a pricey st
Diabetes Self-Management3 min de lectureScience
Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life
Life can have a sneaky way of rearranging our plans for us. The year 2020 has proven that sometimes, regardless of our intentions, nature will have her way. For some, this will lead to feelings of powerlessness and despair, but for others, the situat
Diabetes Self-Management3 min de lecture
Back to Routine
Now would usually be the time to start preparing for going back to school or work after a summer break. Life is very different at the moment, and many people will be returning to a new routine of working from home or remote learning due to the corona
Diabetes Self-Management1 min de lectureFood & Wine
Snack Bars
Whether you are seeking a quick energy-boosting snack, a mini meal replacement or a protein pick-me-up, you will find what you are looking for in the snack bar aisle. Egg white-based, greens-filled and probiotic-infused bars are all available alongsi
Diabetes Self-Management4 min de lecture
Preparing for Fall
Preparedness is something on the minds of many people as the summer months fade into fall. Indeed, preparing is a skill that many people with diabetes are already very familiar with because of the steps necessary to manage the condition. This column
Diabetes Self-Management6 min de lecture
Ways to Support Your Immune System
We have so many things on our minds right now: social distancing, returning to work and school routines, making sure we have a face covering available, and wondering what our world will be like in the months and years ahead. A lot of us are wondering
Diabetes Self-Management6 min de lecture
The Eyes Have It
Diabetic eye diseases are the leading cause of blindness among working-age adults in the United States. One common condition known as diabetic retinopathy affects the retina, the inner lining at the very back of the eye that senses light and relays i
Diabetes Self-Management1 min de lectureWellness
Editor’s Note
Dear Readers, Maintaining a strong immune system is important for staying healthy, and that’s the case now more than ever, especially if you’re living with a chronic condition such as diabetes or high blood pressure. But what’s the best approach? Sep
Diabetes Self-Management9 min de lecture
Working From Home
Are you someone who’s living with diabetes and working from home? If so, it’s essential to learn how to stay organized and manage your time in order to be efficient and successful at your job and best manage your diabetes. Building routines and habit
Diabetes Self-Management2 min de lectureSociety
Diabetes Self-Management
Editorial Director, Wellness Division Diane Fennell Food Editor Lorena Drago, MS, RDN, CDN, CDCES Senior Designer Scott Brandsgaard Senior Media Solutions Manager Bob Beucler bbeucler@madavor.com Client Services clientservices@madavor.com Marketing D
Diabetes Self-Management7 min de lecture
Scrumptious Lower-Carb Lunches
Are you stumped about what to eat for lunch? Whether you eat at home or at work, it can be a challenge to plan nutritious and delicious midday meals to satisfy your taste buds without breaking your carbohydrate and calorie budgets. But there is an ap
Diabetes Self-Management3 min de lecture
FDA Requests Metformin ER Recall by Several Manufacturers
Metformin is widely considered to be the first-line drug of choice for type 2 diabetes, and its overall record of safety and efficacy is impressive. Unlike older classes of type 2 diabetes drugs, metformin doesn’t seem to raise the risk of hypoglycem
Diabetes Self-Management21 min de lectureFood & Wine
Fall Flavors
It’s time to put away the bathing suits and shorts and take out the long-sleeve shirts and sweaters. While we say goodbye to summer, we embrace the fall with its crisper weather, hearty meals and return to school. What foods evoke that fall feeling?
Diabetes Self-Management2 min de lectureSociety
A Bigger Breakfast Might Be Better
Is breakfast the most important meal of the day? It’s a topic that’s been debated for a century or more. The issue of breakfast is of special interest to people with diabetes because some research suggests that whether or not a person eats breakfast
Diabetes Self-Management2 min de lectureScience
Have You Heard?
Shakespeare knew that sleep was “great nature’s second course, chief nourisher in life’s feast,” but many people are not getting enough of it: According to the National Sleep Foundation’s 2020 Sleep in America poll, Americans feel sleepy an average o
Diabetes Self-Management3 min de lectureScience
Sleep Hygiene
You know a healthy diet, regular exercise and keeping extra weight off can benefit your diabetes management. But did you know your sleep habits also play a role in maintaining health? Proper sleep hygiene is an important aspect of self-care. Take thi
Diabetes Self-Management2 min de lecture
FDA Approves Gimoti
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new form of a drug to treat gastroparesis, or delayed stomach emptying—a condition that’s often associated with diabetes. Gimoti (metoclopramide) by Evoke Pharma comes as a nasal spray, addin
Diabetes Self-Management2 min de lecture
Most Americans Unaware of COVID-19 Kidney Injury Risk
It’s safe to say that most Americans are aware of COVID-19 and at least some of its more common symptoms. But one potential complication of severe COVID-19 isn’t on most people’s radar, according to a recent survey from the National Kidney Foundation
Diabetes Self-Management2 min de lecture
Cool New Products To Try
If you have difficulty falling or staying asleep, you’ve no doubt tried a sleep mask or two. But regular sleep masks can be tight and uncomfortable. Say goodbye to sleep masks that just don’t work, and say hello to the Manta Sleep Mask! This sleep ma
Diabetes Self-Management2 min de lectureSociety
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Dear Readers, Stiffness, pain and even spasms of your shoulder joint. These are the symptom of frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, and if you’ve been experiencing them, you’re not alone. According to estimates, roughly 2% of people in
Diabetes Self-Management5 min de lecture
Medication As A LAST RESORT?
We seem to live in a time of extremes, and nowhere is this more obvious than in the health and wellness worlds, where new guidance seems to be released on an almost daily basis contradicting earlier advice and new fads promising to help us achieve pe
Diabetes Self-Management2 min de lectureSociety
Diabetes Self-Management
Editorial Director, Wellness Division Diane Fennell Food Editor Lorena Drago, MS, RDN, CDN, CDCES Senior Designer Scott Brandsgaard Senior Media Solutions Manager Bob Beucler bbeucler@madavor.com Client Services clientservices@madavor.com Social Medi
Diabetes Self-Management4 min de lecture
Thawing Out That Frozen Shoulder
Having trouble reaching behind your back? Do you struggle to button your shirt or tie your necktie? Does your shoulder hurt more at night while you’re trying to sleep? Is your golf game suffering because of shoulder pain? If so, you might be experien
Diabetes Self-Management1 min de lecture
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Get expert tips from diabetes educator and dietitian Amy Campbell that can help ensure you and your family eat healthy and tasty meals and snacks while dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. In this video from diabetes educator Alison Massey, learn r
Diabetes Self-Management5 min de lecture
Is Oatmeal Good for Diabetes?
Oatmeal is a popular breakfast choice for many people who want something healthy and relatively quickly prepared to start off the day. But this food is often a source of confusion: Is oatmeal actually good for those with diabetes? What about the carb
Diabetes Self-Management2 min de lecture
Treatment For Foot Ulcers Shows Promise
Diabetic foot ulcers are one of the most common complications of diabetes. It’s estimated that between one-fifth and one-third of people with diabetes will develop them at some point. And they can get serious. More than half of all diabetic foot ulce
Diabetes Self-Management5 min de lecture
Diabetes Awareness
The average American has a one in nine chance of developing diabetes. According to the estimates, about 34.2 million American adults have a diabetes diagnosis, and 1.5 million people are newly diagnosed each year. Alarmingly, one in five people with
Diabetes Self-Management3 min de lectureSelf-Improvement
Diabetes And Yoga
It goes without saying that stress management is more important now than ever, especially for those dealing with chronic health conditions. You probably already know that practices such as yoga help manage stress and benefit your overall health, but
Diabetes Self-Management8 min de lecture
Semi-Automated Insulin
This past year, I did my usual weekend traveling to present at various diabetes conferences. On a trip to North Carolina to speak at a JDRF meeting, I brought my 16-year-old daughter along so that we could visit a few colleges. I thought I might impr
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