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Diabetes Tips: 10 Symptoms of Peripheral Neuropathy

September 14, 2017

Whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes, is a potential complication that you may experience. It’s important to understand the signs and symptoms of this type of nerve damage in order to take steps to slow its progression and treat the disease effectively. In fact, upwards of 70% of people with diabetes will…

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10 Steps to Healthy Feet for People with Diabetes

September 12, 2017

Having healthy feet means taking active daily steps to preventing problems and complications. This includes management of blood sugar levels and overall health, but there are some specific things you can do to prevent foot complications. In fact, just a few minutes a day, along with regular medical care can drastically help protect you against…

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Diabetic Foot Ulcers 101

September 7, 2017

Approximately 15% of people with diabetes will suffer from a diabetic foot ulcer during their lifetime. This common complication is the result of skin tissue breaking down and forming an open sore or wound. DFU’s can result in further damage and complications if left untreated. In fact, upwards of 24% of individuals with diabetes who have…

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Diabetes: 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

September 5, 2017

Your doctor is the best the best resource when it comes to managing your diabetes care. Diabetes management is lifelong and requires the involvement of a variety of medical professionals. There are a number of things that you can do to manage your symptoms and associated conditions, and the key is education and understanding. Here…

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Emergency Preparedness: Diabetes Emergency Kit

August 29, 2017

Recently, Hurricane Harvey has disastrously impacted Texas, including individuals with chronic medical conditions and disabilities. One man in particular recently shared his story of escaping the hurricane and wading through dangerous waters to retrieve his diabetes medications. When disaster strikes whether it be a hurricane, earthquake, power outage or other emergency situation – preparedness is…

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Diabetic Foot: How Temperature Monitoring Can Save Your Feet

August 28, 2017

For individuals with diabetes, daily visual foot checks are not enough to prevent serious physical complications. In fact, every 20 seconds, a leg is lost to diabetes around the world. Why? This is due to a condition known as diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Between 60-70% of people with diabetes develop neuropathy, a nerve disorder that eventually…

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Siren Care Smart Socks vs. Diabetic Socks

August 28, 2017

Socks are an important preventive tool for people who have diabetes because they work to protect the feet from a potential injury. This is important because for individuals with diabetes even the most minor foot wound can turn into a serious complication. For those with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, the dangers of foot injuries are even…

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Diabetes Tips: 5 Ways to Take Care of Your Feet

August 21, 2017

A big part of managing and taking care of yourself and your diabetes is taking care of your feet. At Siren Care, we believe that prevention and proactive healthcare is important to prevent potential complications including foot ulcers and amputations. Today, we’re outlining 5 of the ways that you can work to proactively take care…

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Diabetes Questions: How do blood sugar levels affect your feet?

August 18, 2017

When it comes to managing your blood glucose, keep in mind the whole-body effects of high blood glucose levels. For individuals with diabetes, continued exposure to high blood glucose can result in serious complications, including foot problems. When the body is exposed to these high levels, over time the nerves in the body can become…

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Top 5 Diabetes Innovators from AADE 17

August 14, 2017

Every year the AADE holds a conference for diabetes educators, health care professionals, and innovators in the field of diabetes care and management. At this year’s AADE conference held in Indianapolis, we had the chance to meet with companies geared at improving health outcomes for individuals with diabetes. Today, we’re highlighting those companies and organizations at…

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10 Steps to Healthy Feet for People with Diabetes

Sep 12, 2017

Having healthy feet means taking active daily steps to preventing problems and complications. This includes management of blood sugar levels and overall health, but there are some specific things you…

Read More

Diabetic Foot Ulcers 101

Sep 7, 2017

Approximately 15% of people with diabetes will suffer from a diabetic foot ulcer during their lifetime. This common complication is the result of skin tissue breaking down and forming an open…

Read More

Diabetes: 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Sep 5, 2017

Your doctor is the best the best resource when it comes to managing your diabetes care. Diabetes management is lifelong and requires the involvement of a variety of medical professionals.…

Read More

Emergency Preparedness: Diabetes Emergency Kit

Aug 29, 2017

Recently, Hurricane Harvey has disastrously impacted Texas, including individuals with chronic medical conditions and disabilities. One man in particular recently shared his story of escaping the hurricane and wading through…

Read More

Diabetic Foot: How Temperature Monitoring Can Save Your Feet

Aug 28, 2017

For individuals with diabetes, daily visual foot checks are not enough to prevent serious physical complications. In fact, every 20 seconds, a leg is lost to diabetes around the world.…

Read More

Siren Care Smart Socks vs. Diabetic Socks

Aug 28, 2017

Socks are an important preventive tool for people who have diabetes because they work to protect the feet from a potential injury. This is important because for individuals with diabetes…

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Diabetes Tips: 5 Ways to Take Care of Your Feet

Aug 21, 2017

A big part of managing and taking care of yourself and your diabetes is taking care of your feet. At Siren Care, we believe that prevention and proactive healthcare is…

Read More

Diabetes Questions: How do blood sugar levels affect your feet?

Aug 18, 2017

When it comes to managing your blood glucose, keep in mind the whole-body effects of high blood glucose levels. For individuals with diabetes, continued exposure to high blood glucose can…

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Top 5 Diabetes Innovators from AADE 17

Aug 14, 2017

Every year the AADE holds a conference for diabetes educators, health care professionals, and innovators in the field of diabetes care and management. At this year’s AADE conference held in Indianapolis,…

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