Whether you have had diabetes for a long time or have only recently been diagnosed, having a diabetes management plan in place and with support from health care professionals specializing in treatment of the disease, is critical to maximizing your quality of life for years to come. (If you have been diagnosed as pre-diabetic, be sure to check out our separate blog post on that topic here.) [Read more…]
So, you have been diagnosed as pre-diabetic? Don’t sweat it too hard, an estimated 79 million Americans have the same diagnosis and experts predict that one in three Americans will be diagnosed by 2050. Now, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do something about it. You don’t want to progress to having diabetes, a disease that severely impacts your quality of life. Instead, follow some of these prediabetes diet and exercise tips to help you on your journey to a healthy, diabetes-free life. [Read more…]
Are you one of the estimated 20 million people in the United States that suffer from nerve damage? Are you looking for a peripheral neuropathy treatment that will actually relieve nerve damage? Whether your nerve damage was caused by a traumatic injury, diabetes, or unknown reasons, there is a treatment for you. [Read more…]
“If you removed all of the items that contained sugar from the supermarket, only 20% of the items would remain!” documentary filmmaker Damon Gameau. That number is unreal when you think about all of the self-proclaimed healthy items lining the shelves. But is sugar really that bad for you? Come along as we answer the question, what does sugar do to the body? [Read more…]
Years of playing music to audiences in smoke filled bars, eating cheap fast food, lack of sleep, and drinking alcohol (among other vices) is doing serious damage to musicians’ health. It is also taking a hit on their wallets. As digital streaming music emerged as the top platform to consume music, musicians’ royalties dramatically decreased to pennies on the dollar. Costly medical treatments and procedures are forcing aging musicians to go back on the road. [Read more…]
Of the many different causes of neuropathy, diabetes is the most common. It is estimated that 60% or more of people with diabetes will develop neuropathy at one point or another.
Sores from Diabetic Neuropathy
These people are at an increased risk of developing sores from diabetic neuropathy on their feet that can lead to major health issues. In fact, diabetic foot complications are the leading cause for hospitalization and leg and feet amputations for those with diabetes.