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Category: Diabetes

This One-Dish Meal Pairs Diabetes Management with Rustic Flavor

Featured Recipe Healthy eating has its foundations in moderation and balance: not too much of this, equal amounts of those. Managing some diseases effectively means being extra vigilant about certain calorie types or nutrients, such as carbohydrate consumption (diabetes) or sodium intake…

Diabetes Management When You’re Under the Weather

Living with diabetes can be challenging on its own, but when you’re sick, management can become even more difficult.  Illness can cause your blood sugar levels to shift, and it can become harder to determine when your sugar levels are off due…

Managing Diabetes — Eating Tips for a Sweet Holiday

The holidays are a time of anticipation: of giving and receiving, of reuniting with loved ones, of mouthwatering treats we savor just once a year. Individuals with diabetes may have added anticipation during this season, when established eating habits and schedules can…

6 Healthy Meal Planning Tips for Caregivers

Coordinating healthy menu options that address the nuances around a loved one’s specific health concerns can be challenging for caregivers. While proper nutrition is vital for every age and gender, maintaining a healthy eating plan for individuals coping with one or multiple…

Anytime Diabetes Support — Avoiding a Hypoglycemia Crisis

Residential Nurse Alert to the Rescue Potential emergencies seldom announce themselves. In reality, a patient might notice feeling a little strange, or discover a change during routine monitoring, but how severe the situation is and what actions to take are rarely crystal…

New research finds hope for diabetes treatment

When it comes to diabetes care, many seniors are concerned with how it will affect their daily lives. Although there are home health care professionals who can assist with managing the disease, the medical community has been working to come up with…

Eliminating the Care Gap — Full Support Right Out of the Hospital

Residential Nurse Alert to the Rescue The purpose of hospital care is to treat. For those in need of specialized, high-level care, hospitals are designed to carefully monitor progress, keeping its patients stable with teams of expert practitioners and carefully coordinated regimens….

Health News Round-Up: Dementia Considerations and Holiday Expectations

Balancing Holiday Traditions with Dementia Changes This compassionate piece centers on one family adapting to a mother’s advancing Alzheimer’s disease, and how it has changed their holiday customs. They make fewer social appearances and do extra preparation to preserve her routines, while…

Eat Well for Awareness and Action this American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Month Diabetes has been on the rise in the United States, with almost 10 percent of the population affected, and tens of millions more at risk. The disease arises in some patients because the body is unable to produce insulin;…

Health News Round-Up: Plan Ahead Before Driving Becomes Unwise

Making a ‘Retirement Plan’ for Driving A key component to aging in place is mobility — being able to get around independently. And in much of America, ‘mobility’ equals ‘driving.’ However, there may come a point when driving themselves is no longer…

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