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Is Diabetic Neuropathy Linked to Back Pain?

By Jessica Streitfeld | January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you have diabetic neuropathy and experience back pain, you might wonder if the two are linked. In fact, it’s possible the two symptoms have common causes. While back pain can point to a number of different conditions, neuropathy could be one of them. Neuropathy is caused by damage to your nerves. Since your spine […]

Prevention of Foot Ulcers: What Can I Do?

By Jessica Streitfeld | January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The thought of developing foot ulcers might raise the question in your mind: what can I do to prevent that from happening? First of all, the fact that you are reading about prevention means you’re already on the right track. Here are some key ideas to keep in mind as you tend to your foot […]

Siren Diabetic Socks – User Stories: Kathy

By Kate Helete | January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Today, we’re excited to introduce Kathy, one of the early users of Siren Diabetic Socks. We are so excited to share Kathy’s story with you today, along with her experiences with Siren Diabetic Socks. Kathy has been an amazing part of the Siren community, and we are so grateful for her support! Facts About Kathy […]

The Truth About Diabetic Foot Numbness

By Kate Helete | January 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you have diabetes, you may have heard about foot problems that might come up. One of those is diabetic foot numbness. The truth is, diabetic foot numbness is due to nerve damage, which is also called diabetic neuropathy. What causes diabetic foot numbness? Diabetes can cause long-term problems in your hands and feet, especially […]

Could You Benefit from Siren Diabetic Socks?

By Kate Helete | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Are Siren Diabetic Socks for you? This is one of the questions we get quite frequently. Siren Diabetic Socks are designed to help people with diabetes and neuropathy prevent foot ulcers and amputations. If you have diabetes and neuropathy, or neuropathy from other causes, you should be wearing our socks. Read on to see how […]

Why Are People with Diabetes at Risk for Foot Ulcers?

By Kate Helete | January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you have diabetes, you’ve surely heard of how important it is to avoid foot ulcers. These pesky wounds can wreak a lot of havoc if they aren’t treated properly. Unfortunately, the many side effects of diabetes make foot ulcers a very common complication. The good news is, knowing what to look for will give […]

5 New Year’s Resolutions for People with Diabetes

By Kate Helete | January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

New Year’s is a perfect time to reflect on the year past and the year ahead. The beginning of the year is a natural time to start new habits and set goals for the year to come. If you have diabetes, here are some ideas to focus on when making your New Year’s resolutions for […]

Siren Holiday Gift Guide for People with Diabetes 2018

By Kate Helete | December 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of the year! The holiday season is in full swing, which means gift shopping. If a family member or friend has diabetes or neuropathy, it can be difficult to find something that they will enjoy that is also supportive of their lifestyle. Below are some of our top diabetes-friendly gifts so you […]

5 Diabetic Foot Issues To Look Out For

By Kate Helete | December 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

When living with diabetes, it’s really important to take good care of your feet. Minor foot problems can quickly become serious medical issues when you have diabetes. Complications like nerve damage and swelling in your feet can make it harder to notice injuries and make it difficult for them to heal. When wounds aren’t treated […]

Can You Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers Naturally?

By Kate Helete | December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Foot ulcers: no one loves to talk about them, but they are a painful fact of life for many people living with diabetes. These complications form as a result of skin tissue breaking down and exposing the other tissue underneath. This can sometimes start small with an irritation, blister, or wound, and can turn into […]

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Why Should I Wear Siren Diabetic Socks Every Day?

Ok, they’re comfy. Yes, the technology is cool. Sure, they’re a giant step in the direction of healing, but why should I wear Siren Diabetic Socks every day? Temperature Monitoring 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...

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Smoking and Diabetes

A 2018 study published in the journal Radiology shows that diabetes and smoking cigarettes have something in common. Specifically, both conditions increase risk for brain calcifications. Calcification Calcification is a buildup of calcium that occurs in different parts of the body. The same way calcium contributes to the hardness of teeth and bones, it can also...

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Is Diabetic Neuropathy Linked to Back Pain?

If you have diabetic neuropathy and experience back pain, you might wonder if the two are linked. In fact, it’s possible the two symptoms have common causes. While back pain can point to a number of different conditions, neuropathy could be one of them. Neuropathy is caused by damage to your nerves. Since your spine...

Read More...
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Siren Diabetic Socks – User Stories: Kathy

Today, we’re excited to introduce Kathy, one of the early users of Siren Diabetic Socks. We are so excited to share Kathy’s story with you today, along with her experiences with Siren Diabetic Socks. Kathy has been an amazing part of the Siren community, and we are so grateful for her support! Facts About Kathy...

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Prevention of Foot Ulcers: What Can I Do?

The thought of developing foot ulcers might raise the question in your mind: what can I do to prevent that from happening? First of all, the fact that you are reading about prevention means you’re already on the right track. Here are some key ideas to keep in mind as you tend to your foot...

Read More...
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Diabetes Health: Why do my feet feel numb?

Have you ever noticed numbness or feelings of pins and needles in your feet? This can be a sign of nerve damage, often called diabetic neuropathy. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Neuropathy is a health issue that affects more than 20 million people in the United States. While numb feet are commonly associated...

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The Truth About Diabetic Foot Numbness

If you have diabetes, you may have heard about foot problems that might come up. One of those is diabetic foot numbness. The truth is, diabetic foot numbness is due to nerve damage, which is also called diabetic neuropathy. What causes diabetic foot numbness? Diabetes can cause long-term problems in your hands and feet, especially...

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Could You Benefit from Siren Diabetic Socks?

Are Siren Diabetic Socks for you? This is one of the questions we get quite frequently. Siren Diabetic Socks are designed to help people with diabetes and neuropathy prevent foot ulcers and amputations. If you have diabetes and neuropathy, or neuropathy from other causes, you should be wearing our socks. Read on to see how...

Read More...

Why Are People with Diabetes at Risk for Foot Ulcers?

If you have diabetes, you’ve surely heard of how important it is to avoid foot ulcers. These pesky wounds can wreak a lot of havoc if they aren’t treated properly. Unfortunately, the many side effects of diabetes make foot ulcers a very common complication. The good news is, knowing what to look for will give...

Read More...

5 New Year’s Resolutions for People with Diabetes

New Year’s is a perfect time to reflect on the year past and the year ahead. The beginning of the year is a natural time to start new habits and set goals for the year to come. If you have diabetes, here are some ideas to focus on when making your New Year’s resolutions for...

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