Taking Your Diabetes On A Cruise

One thing is common on all the cruise ships I’ve been on: They’re very diabetes-friendly. These floating resorts do all they can to meet your special needs…

Unintended Consequences

“Best laid plans of mice and men often go awry” is especially true in the complex world of diabetes management…

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Diabetes and Your Skin

Proper care and awareness is crucial to maintaining healthy skin with diabetes.

Diabetes in the Military

Developing diabetes while already serving in the military is not automatic grounds for separation (retirement) from the military. Several hundred service members (out of more than 1.4 million currently serving) are diagnosed with diabetes each year…

Traveling With Diabetes: Expert Advice

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a casual one, living with diabetes can create some quandaries before you hit the road. This doesn’t mean you should be discouraged from travel adventures.

A Look Inside the Ear

Middle and Inner Ear Sound waves travel through the ear canal to the eardrum, a thin membrane that separates the…

Traveling With Diabetes

Having diabetes should never hold you back from doing the things you love or from embarking on new adventures…

Thyroid Disorders and Diabetes

Thyroid disorders are very common in the general U.S. population, affecting up to 27 million Americans, although half that number remains undiagnosed. It is second only to diabetes as the most common condition to affect the endocrine system…

Memory Fitness

Are you frustrated by forgetfulness? If so, you are not alone. People of all ages complain about the memory lapses that get in their way, such as forgetting their keys, scheduling two appointments for the same time, losing a train of thought, not recalling what they wanted to get from the kitchen, and – worst of all! – forgetting names. As people grow older, these slips seem to become more frequent and can even be frightening. It’s all too easy to worry that each little memory lapse is actually the early sign of a slow decline to dementia…

Boning Up on Bone Health

Most of us do not think about the health of our bones very often. We tend to take their supporting presence for granted. But perhaps we shouldn’t. Without strong bones, many daily activities can become increasingly difficult to do…