footcare

Never Get a Foot Ulcer: This Foot Care Routine Could Save Your Feet!

One side effect from diabetes is the body has a harder time fighting off infection. This makes it more likely for you to develop a non-healing ulcer on your feet. And many diabetics develop foot problems when there is nerve [...]

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diabetessurgery

Should I Get Bariatric Surgery (gastric bypass surgery) to Manage My Diabetes?

According to a recent study, weight loss surgery can benefit overweight patients with type 2 diabetes up to nine years after the procedure. The Cleveland Clinic researchers found that even nine years after weight loss surgery, patients continued to have [...]

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depression

Understanding Diabetes and Depression

According to the American Diabetes Association, the rate of depression in people with diabetes is much higher than the general population. And women have depression about twice as often as men. This may be because hormonal factors contribute to depression [...]

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smartgoals

Want Your New Year’s Resolutions to Actually Last? Make SMART Goals

The new year is here and it’s time to make those New Year’s resolutions. Without a goal setting method, it can be overwhelming to set goals that are both attainable and get you to where you want to be with [...]

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happyfeet

5 Tips for Happy Feet Even if You Have Diabetes

Your doctor has probably told you how easy it is to injure your feet without even realizing it. This is because nerve damage caused by your diabetes causes numbness in your extremities, making it harder to feel pain in your [...]

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