Winter is here! With colder temperatures comes drier air. Dry air can negatively affect your health in several ways, causing:
• Dry skin
• Bloody noses
• Dry eyes and lips
• Irritation in the throat
Using a humidifier, which adds moisture back into the air, can counteract these issues; in addition, a humidifier can decrease snoring and even reduce the chance of getting the flu (good news if you have diabetes!). An added bonus of moister air: your houseplants will be healthier, and your wood furniture will be less likely to crack and split.
The URPOWER MH501 5L Ultrasonic Cool Mist humidifier is an excellent choice, especially if space is at a premium. It features three power settings (low, middle and high) that will provide between 14 and 17 hours of working time. While you’re sleeping, the humidifier automatically selects the middle mist output, and all indicator lights and sounds are turned off, so your sleep isn’t disturbed. The URPOWER Ultrasonic Cool Mist humidifier automatically shuts off when there is no water left. Cool mist ultrasonic humidifiers use ultrasonic vibration technology that releases a cool mist into your room; they also tend to use less electricity than warm mist humidifiers. This URPOWER humidifier uses a plastic filter disk that helps to clean the air and buffer noise, as well. Sleep better and stay healthier this winter with the URPOWER MH501 5L Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier.
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Want to learn more about caring for your skin with diabetes? Read “The Prescription for Dry Winter Skin” and “Diabetes and Skin Care,” then test your knowledge with the quiz “How Much Do You Know About Skin Care.”
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Amy Campbell: Amy Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition and Meal Planning and a frequent contributor to Diabetes Self-Management and Diabetes & You. She has co-authored several books, including the The Joslin Guide to Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association’s 16 Myths of a “Diabetic Diet,” for which she received a Will Solimene Award of Excellence in Medical Communication and a National Health Information Award in 2000. Amy also developed menus for Fit Not Fat at Forty Plus and co-authored Eat Carbs, Lose Weight with fitness expert Denise Austin. Amy earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from Simmons College and a master’s degree in nutrition education from Boston University. In addition to being a Registered Dietitian, she is a Certified Diabetes Educator and a member of the American Dietetic Association, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Amy was formerly a Diabetes and Nutrition Educator at Joslin Diabetes Center, where she was responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of disease management programs, including clinical guideline and educational material development, and the development, testing, and implementation of disease management applications. She is currently the Director of Clinical Education Content Development and Training at Good Measures. Amy has developed and conducted training sessions for various disease and case management programs and is a frequent presenter at disease management events.
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