Sleep and Sugar: How Diabetes Affects Getting a Good Night's Sleep By Alicia Sanchez Diabetes and sleep loss often go hand in hand. People with diabetes are often sleep deprived, and at the same time, sleep loss may make diabetic symptoms worse. For example, sleep deprivation has been linked to impaired glucose metabolism. What Diabetes Does to Sleep Diabetics often … [Read more...] about Sleep and Sugar
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Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy – Keep the car moving By Jacob Panici, DPM First let us agree on what we are talking about. Autonomic neuropathy has nothing to do with driving your car despite the title. Rather, ‘auto’ refers to the fact that your body performs many different functions without conscious thought or direction. You think about picking up an object, taking … [Read more...] about Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy
Diabetes Alert Day 2018 March 27th 2018 is Diabetes Alert Day! More than 29 people in the United States have diabetes, with more than 8 million being undiagnosed. Worldwide more than 440 million have diabetes, it has truly become a global scourge. If you are wondering if you have diabetes, take the test offered by the American Diabetes Association, click on the … [Read more...] about Diabetes Alert Day 2018
Best Shoes For Diabetes Without Neuropathy What are the best shoes for people with diabetes? It depends. There are two broad categories of people who have diabetes, those with sensation, and those without. As diabetes progresses, the individual affected may lose sensation. This usually starts in the toes, but may progress to encompass the foot, lower leg, and beyond. … [Read more...] about Best Shoes For People With Diabetes
Christmas with Diabetes! It's that time of year again. Some of you can now look out your window and see beautiful snowscapes. And some of us can look out at the pouring rain. But whatever you happen to see out your front window, here are a few items that Santa (and Diabetic Survivor) recommends for the diabetic in your life. In our diabetic gift list below we have … [Read more...] about Diabetic Gift List!