Three things can prevent diabetic foot problems

It is possible to avoid ulcers, amputation, painful neuropathy and poor circulation. If these things have happened already it is possible to turn things around. It is possible to live well with diabetes! Joining a comprehensive foot care program—one that includes risk assessment, foot-care education and preventive therapy, treatment of foot problems, and referral to […]

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Camping Vacation Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day—especially for diabetics. Eating a healthy breakfast gives the body the energy and fuel it needs to be physically active. Choosing a breakfast that is high in protein and low in sugar will keep energy levels up and blood sugar levels down. A small propane […]

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Camping Vacation Breakfast Idea: Ranch Eggs

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day—especially for diabetics. Eating a healthy breakfast gives the body the energy and fuel it needs to be physically active. Choosing a breakfast that is high in protein and low in sugar will keep energy levels up and blood sugar levels down. Ranch Eggs Ingredients […]

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Camping Vacation Breakfast Idea: Vegetable Frittata

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day—especially for diabetics. Eating a healthy breakfast gives the body the energy and fuel it needs to be physically active. Choosing a breakfast that is high in protein and low in sugar will keep energy levels up and blood sugar levels down. Vegetable Frittata Ingredients […]

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Camping Vacation Breakfast Idea: Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day—especially for diabetics. Eating a healthy breakfast gives the body the energy and fuel it needs to be physically active. Choosing a breakfast that is high in protein and low in sugar will keep energy levels up and blood sugar levels down. Breakfast Burrito Ingredients […]

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Camping Vacation Breakfast Idea: Cheesy Grits and Sausage

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day—especially for diabetics. Eating a healthy breakfast gives the body the energy and fuel it needs to be physically active. Choosing a breakfast that is high in protein and low in sugar will keep energy levels up and blood sugar levels down. A small propane […]

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Five Reasons to Wear Diabetic Shoes

Diabetic shoes are extra depth and cushioning. Diabetic shoe liners prevent calluses, blisters and ulcers. Diabetic shoes are made to be supportive to prevent tired feet. Diabetic shoes have laces or Velcro – so they safely stay on. Diabetic shoes can be customized to prevent pain in problem areas.   Whether you have diabetes, edema, bunions, […]

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Anatomy of a Diabetic Shoe – What You Need to Know

Diabetes shoes have a higher, wider toe box, giving your toes extra wiggle room. Toes that rub against each other or against a shoe get hot spots and blisters. Nerve damage caused by diabetes can make your toes feel numb. If this is the case, they cannot warn you when they are rubbing and blistering. […]

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Lost Sock Memorial Day

  May 9th is a fun and unique holiday, National Lost Sock Memorial Day.  It is time to make use or get rid of all of your single socks, the ones where their mates have been lost to the unknown.  Where do all the missing socks go?  Is there a washing machine heaven?  This is a question […]

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