Happy Holidays With Type 1 Diabetes

Thanksgiving and Christmas can bring joy, but for people with diabetes, the holiday season can be the most stressful time of the year…

Shingles Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Roughly one million Americans develop shingles annually. Learn about shingles symptoms, treatment and prevention and the link between shingles and diabetes…

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Finding Balance: Tips to Maintain Your Health During the Holidays

With a bit of planning and attention, you can maintain your health during the holidays and find the true spirit of the season…

Master Holiday Health Pitfalls

The holidays are upon us. This year, make a plan to master holiday health pitfalls so that, come January 1, you’re on track with your health goals…

Environmental Triggers of Type 1 Diabetes

Recent studies show about one fifth of Caucasians are genetically susceptible to Type 1 diabetes, but only about 10 percent of this group actually will progress to the stage of clinical disease…

Getting the Sleep You Need

Sleep problems are nearly always treatable. Learn some basic concepts to help you get to sleep — and stay there…

Disaster Preparedness and Diabetes

Having diabetes requires extra planning and gathering of emergency supplies. You have additional issues vital to your survival…

Anemia

Anemia is a condition in which there is a lower than normal number of healthy red blood cells in the body and/or a lower than normal amount of hemoglobin in the red blood cells…

Urinary Incontinence

Incontinence can have an enormous effect on a woman’s quality of life, including her emotional well-being and ability to carry out ordinary, daily activities. Women with diabetes have up to a 70% greater risk of developing urinary incontinence…