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Do Your Diabetic Neuropathy Symptoms Worsen At Night?

By Kate Helete | December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Top 5 Products That Help Diabetic Foot Pain

By Kate Helete | December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays with Diabetes

By Kate Helete | November 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

My DFCon 2018 Experience

By Kate Helete | November 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

5 Diabetes-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

By Kate Helete | November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

5 Diabetes-Related Skin Conditions You Should Know

By Kate Helete | November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Siren Wins ADA Annual Leaders Forum Healthtech Showcase!

By Kate Helete | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’re very excited and proud to announce that Siren is the winner of the American Diabetes Association’s 23rd Annual Leaders Forum Healthtech Showcase! The Annual Leaders Forum Healthtech Showcase is a competition that celebrates new advancements in healthcare technology. All proceeds from the event support the ADA’s mission to prevent and cure diabetes, and improve the […]

Can I Drink Alcohol If I Have Diabetic Neuropathy?

By Kate Helete | October 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

When you have diabetes, it’s important to watch what you eat and drink. What you put into your body directly affects your blood sugar levels. People who have diabetes need to control their blood sugar to reduce risks, so choosing what you put into your body is one of the most important tools you have […]

How I Discovered I Have Neuropathy

By Kate Helete | October 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

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. I can remember it like it was yesterday, and not a happy day either.  A day filled with a lot of pain, fear and anger. It’s bad enough […]

Do Siren Diabetic Socks Treat or Cure Neuropathy?

By Kate Helete | October 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’re often asked how Siren Socks can help people with diabetic neuropathy, or nerve damage. While Siren Socks cannot treat, cure, or take away pain and discomfort caused by neuropathy, they can help prevent serious injuries such as foot ulcers. Today, we’ll go into more detail about what they can do. What is neuropathy? More […]

Why Do People With Diabetes Need to Wear Diabetic Socks?

People with diabetes are at a higher risk of problems like foot infections or injuries. You may not realize it, but high blood sugar can cause damage to important parts of your body. For example, neuropathy, or nerve damage, can lead to numbness, tingling, prickling, or pain in your feet and toes. Another thing that can happen...

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Take Care of Your Feet

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. Having Type 2 diabetes has really been eye-opening. I’ve had to learn how to take care of myself, and that includes keeping my feet healthy.  Making sure your...

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Siren at Wild on Wounds 2018

Earlier this month, we attended one of our favorite conferences, Wild on Wounds (WOW), in Las Vegas. WOW is a national wound conference designed for people who work in healthcare interested in learning about managing wounds and how to help their patients.   We got to meet and talk with so many people in the...

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How Do I Wash and Dry My Siren Diabetic Socks?

Rejoice! The good news is that Siren Diabetic Socks don’t require any special care. They’re just your standard diabetic socks but taken up a notch and better. Here’s what makes them better than other socks for people with diabetes: The socks are designed with technology to help you better understand the health of your feet....

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What Is a Callous Ulcer?

If you have diabetes, you probably know that you are more at risk for foot injuries. One of the most common kinds of injuries that you might have heard of is a foot ulcer. But, you may not be as familiar with a certain kind of foot ulcer called a callous ulcer. What is a...

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5 Common Symptoms of Foot Ulcers

Foot ulcers are one of the most common and serious complications of diabetes. About 15 percent of people with diabetes develop foot ulcers in their lifetime. When you have diabetes, you are more at risk for foot injuries. Over time, your blood vessels and nerves can become damaged and you can lose feeling in your feet....

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Understanding The Link Between Diabetic Foot & Gangrene

When you have a foot ulcer or another problem with your feet, one complication, or problem, you may have is gangrene. Simply put, gangrene is the death of the tissue in a part of your body. It can happen when something prevents the supply of blood to an area of your body. It can also...

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Siren is a Fast Co. 2018 Innovation by Design Awards Honoree!

We’re very excited to announce that Siren’s Diabetic Sock and Foot Monitoring System was named an Honorable Mention in the Fast Company’s 2018 Innovation by Design Awards Health category! Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards celebrate creative design in business. Fast Company’s judges chose honorees from more than 2,800 submissions across 16 categories. How are...

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5 Ways to Alleviate Diabetic Foot Pain

Nerve damage in the feet and toes (neuropathy) can cause numbness, tingling, and general pain that can make your daily activities difficult. Luckily there are many ways you can decrease diabetic foot pain. We pulled together a list of 5 things you can do to help: Bath Soaks Soaking your feet in a warm bath...

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Common Locations of Foot Ulcers

Diabetic neuropathy, or nerve damage, is side effect of diabetes. It also plays a large role in getting a  diabetic foot ulcer. In case you didn’t know, a diabetic foot ulcer is an open wound where underlying skin is exposed. Anyone with diabetes, both Type 1 and 2, is at risk of getting a foot...

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