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What Foods to Avoid When You Have Diabetes

2021-12-14T20:28:10+00:00

Everyone's body responds differently to foods, so there is no single diet that will work for everyone diagnosed with type 2 or type 1 diabetes. However, some carb-rich foods are not a part of a healthy diabetes diet and should be avoided to promote normal blood sugar levels and weight loss. Cereals Most cereals [...]

What Foods to Avoid When You Have Diabetes2021-12-14T20:28:10+00:00

Is Diabetes Reversible?

2021-12-13T18:24:52+00:00

Diabetes or diabetes mellitus is a condition that occurs when the body cannot properly convert food into energy. When food digests, all carbohydrates are broken down into sugar and released into the bloodstream. For the body to utilize the sugar, the pancreas must release insulin, a hormone that helps cells convert the sugar into [...]

Is Diabetes Reversible?2021-12-13T18:24:52+00:00

How to Order Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Devices

2021-11-16T17:14:03+00:00

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems have revolutionized home diabetes care. For people who have used traditional blood glucose measuring devices for years, CGM technology is a breath of fresh air. Now self-monitoring of blood glucose levels doesn't have to mean enduring painful finger sticks several times per day. Additionally, CGM systems allow people see [...]

How to Order Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Devices2021-11-16T17:14:03+00:00

Blood Glucose Meters and Monitors: How to Choose

2021-11-12T21:53:03+00:00

Blood glucose meters and monitors are small medical devices that measure blood sugar levels. For people with diabetes, a blood sugar monitoring system is a vital tool to help keep the condition in check. It makes home diabetes management easier by letting people see how diet, medication, insulin and lifestyle affect their blood glucose [...]

Blood Glucose Meters and Monitors: How to Choose2021-11-12T21:53:03+00:00

Signs of Diabetes in Children

2021-10-21T14:27:25+00:00

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the body’s ability to convert sugar into energy. Diabetes can be classified as either type 1 or type 2, and both types can affect children. Juvenile Diabetes Juvenile diabetes, also known as type 1 diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is [...]

Signs of Diabetes in Children2021-10-21T14:27:25+00:00

Type 1 vs. Type 2 Diabetes: What’s the Difference?

2021-11-16T17:15:20+00:00

Diabetes (diabetes mellitus) occurs when blood glucose levels are too high and cannot be regulated without the assistance of medication or insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps the sugar in the blood enter cells where the sugar is converted into energy for the body to use; as a result, blood sugar levels decrease. There [...]

Type 1 vs. Type 2 Diabetes: What’s the Difference?2021-11-16T17:15:20+00:00

Can People with Diabetes Get Tattoos?

2022-03-02T18:09:12+00:00

Can people with diabetes get tattoos? The short answer to this question is 'yes,' with some caveats. Like anyone else, people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes should take safety precautions when getting body art. The tattooing procedure utilizes a machine that pierces the skin up to 3,000 times per minute with a [...]

Can People with Diabetes Get Tattoos?2022-03-02T18:09:12+00:00

Walking Your Way to Better Diabetes Control

2022-03-02T17:27:32+00:00

If you live with diabetes, you may have been told by a healthcare professional that physical activity can help you manage the condition. But this doesn't have to mean making a huge investment in a gym membership or workout gear. Daily walking is often recommended as one of the best exercises for people with [...]

Walking Your Way to Better Diabetes Control2022-03-02T17:27:32+00:00

Kelli Randell, Aeroflow Medical Advisor, fact checks mask effectiveness against COVID-19

2022-03-02T15:29:50+00:00

Kelli Randell, Aeroflow Medical Advisor, fact checks mask effectiveness against COVID-19 USA TODAY fact checked whether masks can put a person’s oxygen intake below OSHA’s required levels and found that cloth and surgical masks are unlikely to cause a dangerous drop in oxygen intake since they are not tight-fitting. Kelli Randell, an internist [...]

Kelli Randell, Aeroflow Medical Advisor, fact checks mask effectiveness against COVID-192022-03-02T15:29:50+00:00

Dr. Jessica Madden, Neonatologist & Medical Director of Aeroflow Breastpumps, Joins the Conversation Regarding the Safety of the Coronavirus Vaccine While Trying to Conceive

2021-09-30T16:19:08+00:00

Dr. Jessica Madden, Neonatologist & Medical Director of Aeroflow Breastpumps, Joins the Conversation Regarding the Safety of the Coronavirus Vaccine While Trying to Conceive "We do know that there are not any associated risks with getting other vaccines while trying to conceive," says Dr, Madden. It's a myth that vaccines—and specifically the coronavirus [...]

Dr. Jessica Madden, Neonatologist & Medical Director of Aeroflow Breastpumps, Joins the Conversation Regarding the Safety of the Coronavirus Vaccine While Trying to Conceive2021-09-30T16:19:08+00:00
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