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What is a CDE?

November 16, 2017

A CDE, or Certified Diabetes Educator, is a health worker trained in prediabetes, diabetes prevention, and management. They work to provide education, information, and resources to anyone affected by diabetes. CDEs are trained to help patients and their families with any questions, or daily concerns they may have. Some CDEs work in hospitals, while others…

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Am I at risk for diabetic foot ulcers?

November 14, 2017

If you have diabetes, you are at risk for foot ulcers. In fact, in the United States upwards of $13 billion dollars, a year are spent treating foot ulcers. Foot ulcers are a very costly and deadly problem for people with diabetes. So, it’s important to know your risk factors. There are some things that…

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7 Tips for Managing Your Diabetes During Thanksgiving

November 9, 2017

Thanksgiving is a great time to celebrate with family, eat good food, and enjoy the holidays. At the same time, eating and enjoying Thanksgiving dinner may seem overwhelming.  We’ve come up with 7 simple tips to help you enjoy and celebrate this year worry free. Plan Ahead: Know if you’re cooking or if you’re going…

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Why Siren Diabetic Socks are Sold in Packs of 7 Pairs

November 6, 2017

Siren Diabetic Socks are designed to help people with diabetes and nerve damage. Our socks go beyond standard diabetic socks and use temperature monitoring. Each sock has small sensors that let you know if there is a rise in temperature on any part of your foot. This is crucial because an increase in foot temperature…

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How often should I replace my diabetic socks?

October 31, 2017

People with diabetes and nerve damage should wear socks every day to protect their feet from injury. There are special socks called diabetic socks designed with special features for people with diabetes. Diabetic socks work by providing a a physical layer of protection for your feet keeping your feet dry and provide cushioned support Wearing diabetic socks…

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Diabetes Health : 5 Tests You Must Have

October 26, 2017

If you have diabetes there are some simple tests that can help you manage your health. These tests and exams can help you prevent future problems. As with any health issue, talk to your doctor about the problems you are at risk for and the tests you may need. A1c Test An A1c test is…

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Diabetes Tips: How to Do a Foot Exam

October 16, 2017

Every 20 seconds, a leg is lost to diabetes around the world. Daily visual and physical foot checks along with temperature monitoring help prevent complications and find foot problems earlier. This brief exam will help you identify potential problems. Step 1: Complete a Risk Analysis Please ask yourself the questions below to see if you…

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Diabetes Health: California Fires – What You Need to Know

October 12, 2017

Fires are still burning in California today, and do not seem to be slowing down. Apart from burning homes, businesses, and acres of land, fires cause a number of health problems for people in the nearby areas. Today, we’re sharing some tips for people with diabetes on how to stay healthy and safe during these fires. Evacuate…

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Do your feet hurt? The 411 on diabetic foot pain

October 3, 2017

Pain in your feet is one of the first signs or symptoms that you may be experiencing a complication of diabetes. Foot problems are very common for people with diabetes, so it’s important to recognize the signs of a possible problem. You’ve probably heard of many common foot problems like corns and bunions. But, have…

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Top 10 Online Resources for People with Diabetes

September 28, 2017

Online communities, networks, and publications can be a great source of information for both people newly diagnosed with diabetes, and also for people who have been living with diabetes for a while.  Below are some of our favorite websites and online resources for finding support and learning about diabetes. ASweetLife This online magazine features insights…

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Am I at risk for diabetic foot ulcers?

Nov 14, 2017

If you have diabetes, you are at risk for foot ulcers. In fact, in the United States upwards of $13 billion dollars, a year are spent treating foot ulcers. Foot…

Read More

7 Tips for Managing Your Diabetes During Thanksgiving

Nov 9, 2017

Thanksgiving is a great time to celebrate with family, eat good food, and enjoy the holidays. At the same time, eating and enjoying Thanksgiving dinner may seem overwhelming.  We’ve come…

Read More

Why Siren Diabetic Socks are Sold in Packs of 7 Pairs

Nov 6, 2017

Siren Diabetic Socks are designed to help people with diabetes and nerve damage. Our socks go beyond standard diabetic socks and use temperature monitoring. Each sock has small sensors that…

Read More

How often should I replace my diabetic socks?

Oct 31, 2017

People with diabetes and nerve damage should wear socks every day to protect their feet from injury. There are special socks called diabetic socks designed with special features for people with…

Read More

Diabetes Health : 5 Tests You Must Have

Oct 26, 2017

If you have diabetes there are some simple tests that can help you manage your health. These tests and exams can help you prevent future problems. As with any health…

Read More

Diabetes Tips: How to Do a Foot Exam

Oct 16, 2017

Every 20 seconds, a leg is lost to diabetes around the world. Daily visual and physical foot checks along with temperature monitoring help prevent complications and find foot problems earlier.…

Read More

Diabetes Health: California Fires – What You Need to Know

Oct 12, 2017

Fires are still burning in California today, and do not seem to be slowing down. Apart from burning homes, businesses, and acres of land, fires cause a number of health problems…

Read More

Do your feet hurt? The 411 on diabetic foot pain

Oct 3, 2017

Pain in your feet is one of the first signs or symptoms that you may be experiencing a complication of diabetes. Foot problems are very common for people with diabetes,…

Read More
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Top 10 Online Resources for People with Diabetes

Sep 28, 2017

Online communities, networks, and publications can be a great source of information for both people newly diagnosed with diabetes, and also for people who have been living with diabetes for…

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