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Improve Blood Circulation With Compression Therapy Compression socks or stockings are snug-fitting, stretchable socks that are specially designed to gently squeeze the legs for the improvement of blood flow. They work by applying pressure to the leg ...
Three Low-Sugar Desserts with Spring Fruits The flowers are blooming, trees and plants are becoming lush, and the temperature is beginning to rise. Spring is really here—and so are the best tasting fruits and vegetables. If you are looking for ...
As winter brings in the dry, cold air, your skin may be feeling dry and dull as well. With low temperatures, the moisture from our skin tends to evaporate more quickly, leaving us with dry, tight, and flaky skin. While there is not much we can do ...
The holidays are upon us! For most diabetics, the holiday season can be the most tempting time of the year with the all the festivities that can disrupt your usual routine. But that doesn’t mean that you have to lock yourself in a room and just ...
Nothing says summer quite like a good barbeque. As the weather warms up, grills across the nation are firing up, bringing families and friends together. When you are trying to watch what you eat and manage your weight, a BBQ can seem like a dangerous ...
The majority of individuals struggling with type 2 diabetes have cells that don’t react correctly to insulin—the hormone that allows the body’s cells to absorb glucose. They also may not have enough insulin to keep their blood sugar ...
Prediabetes is just what it sounds like—high blood sugar levels which are not quite high enough to be considered type 2 diabetes, but still concerning. Someone with prediabetes has problems with producing enough insulin or responding properly ...
5 Tips for Staying on Track with a Diet Starting a new diet this year? Already nearly two months in and you’ve probably run into a few setbacks, challenges, or frustrations. Staying on track with a diet can be tough. From working around your ...
Pregnant women face health concerns that most people never consider. One of these conditions is known as gestational diabetes. It is a specific form of diabetes limited to pregnant women, and it is one of the most common pregnancy health problems a ...
Diabetes is a disease in which your body’s ability to control the level of glucose (sugar) in your blood is compromised. Type II diabetes is wholly preventable, although some people may be more vulnerable to it than others. Type II diabetes ...
Why Proper Foot Care is Important If you are currently living with diabetes, it is essential that you take care of your feet. Diabetes can make you more vulnerable to foot problems because it can damage the nerves and reduce blood flow to this area. ...