General Diabetes Info

If you are looking for gift ideas for your diabetic friends, check out these five great products for people with diabetes! Diabetic Socks:  Patients with diabetes pay careful attention to their feet.  Years of high blood sugar can cause nerve damage and poor circulation that raises the risk of developing painful infections and other serious […]

As physicians become more and more busy, patients are often rushed through their appointments and left little time to ask important questions. This is often very difficult for patients who are diagnosed with a new health condition, such as diabetes. When patients are first diagnosed with diabetes they are often asked to drastically change their […]

When a patient is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, there are many different things to learn about. This new diagnosis often means attending education classes, taking new medications, starting an exercise program and checking blood sugar readings. The cost of all of these things can add up very quickly. If you can’t afford your diabetic […]

Five Tips For A Good Doctor’s Visit As most of you know, primary care physicians are in a constant race against the clock.  Lower insurance reimbursements, high overhead and rising malpractice insurance costs have caused doctors nation-wide to crunch more and more patient encounters into every day.  What does this mean for you?  This means that […]

As most diabetics already know, the pancreas is an endocrine organ that is responsible for the production of insulin.  Insulin is the hormone that is responsible for storing glucose and preventing high blood sugar levels.  When there is not enough insulin present and/or the cells of the body do not recognize insulin, the amount of […]