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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 […]

Siren Holiday Gift Guide for People with Diabetes 2018

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...

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5 Diabetic Foot Issues To Look Out For

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...

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Can You Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers Naturally?

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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Siren Publishes First Study Using Continuous, At-Home Temperature Monitoring

Siren is thrilled to announce the publication of its first clinical trial in Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), the leading peer-reviewed journal for digital medicine, and health and healthcare in the Internet age. In the paper, Ran Ma, Siren’s co-founder and CEO, and Alexander Reyzelman, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University, share the results of...

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Do Your Diabetic Neuropathy Symptoms Worsen At Night?

Though it is treatable, diabetes-related nerve damage, or neuropathy, can cause pain and add complications to your life. You may need to monitor your diet and exercise, and it may be difficult to stay on your feet for long periods of time. One less obvious impact is that many people find that their neuropathy is...

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Top 5 Products That Help Diabetic Foot Pain

Diabetes can cause different problems over time. One of the main areas of your body that can be affected by high levels of blood sugar is your feet and toes. While diabetic foot pain can often be overwhelming and scary, the good news is that there are products that can help. What Does Diabetic Foot...

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How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays with Diabetes

Holiday celebrating can also mean a lot of food – and not always the healthiest kind. With all the sweat treats, cheese platters and heavy side dishes, managing your diabetes and enjoying the holiday season can seem at-odds with one another. The good news is, with a little preparation, you can stick to your diabetes...

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My DFCon 2018 Experience

This post was written by Shunta B, from Texas. She has type 2 diabetes and is a user of the Siren Diabetic Sock and Foot Monitoring System. My experience at this year’s DFCon (Diabetic Foot Conference) in Houston was amazing. I got to meet the awesome Siren Team, Ran, Henk, Maryam, and Kate. I want to...

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5 Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is all about spending time with your family and loved ones – and the turkey, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and gravy. If you live with diabetes, Thanksgiving can be challenging when it comes to managing your blood sugar. The good news is that you can still enjoy Thanksgiving while keeping an eye on what...

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5 Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions You Should Know

Diabetes can affect your body in different ways. One of those ways is your skin. Up to one-third of people with diabetes will experience skin problems related to their diabetes. Why do people with diabetes develop skin conditions? Over time, elevated blood sugar levels tend to reduce blood flow to your skin. This can also...

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