5 Questions to Ask Your Podiatrist About Neuropathy

By Marie-Ange Kone | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

5 Questions to Ask Your Podiatrist About Neuropathy Did you know diabetes is the leading cause of neuropathy in the United States? About 60 – 70% of people with diabetes have mild to severe forms of nerve damage. Nerve damage causes symptoms like tingling, burning feet, pain, and numbness. If you have diabetic neuropathy, it […]

Foot Ulcers & Blisters: What’s the difference?

By Marie-Ange Kone | March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Foot Ulcers & Blisters: What’s the difference? Blisters and Foot Ulcers are both common consequences of diabetic neuropathy. The nerve damage caused by neuropathy eliminates sensation at the extremity of the body – and the lack of sensation, especially the lack of pain, can sometimes hide injuries. The problem is that when injuries are not […]

Top 5 Diabetic Shoes 2019

By Marie-Ange Kone | March 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Top 5 Diabetic Shoes 2019 Footwear is crucial for diabetic health care, especially in the case of neuropathy. Neuropathy refers to the many conditions that involve damage to the peripheral nervous system. When one has this condition, it causes loss of sensation in the body’s extremities. Many living with diabetes and neuropathy lose sensation in […]

Finalist of the Cartier Women’s initiative award

By Marie-Ange Kone | March 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ran Ma, CEO of Siren Siren is a finalist of the Cartier Women’s initiative award We are excited to announce you that Siren is a finalist of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Award, alongside with 21 other finalists. The Cartier Women’s initiative award was created 13 years ago by Cartier, McKinsey & Company and INSEAD Business […]

10 Things You Can Do To Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers

By Marie-Ange Kone | February 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

9 Things You Can Do To Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers Did you know that up to 25% of people with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer and that more than half of all foot ulcers will become infected? The saying goes: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This saying is particularly […]

Traveling Safely with Neuropathy

By Jessica Streitfeld | March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Traveling Safely with Neuropathy Are you planning a weekend getaway, traveling for business, or going to visit family for a special event? Whether you travel often or once in a blue moon, it’s essential to keep your health in mind. So that means when packing, don’t forget to take your Siren Diabetic Socks with you! […]

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 | 1 Comment

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 […]

The Truth About Diabetic Foot Numbness

By Kate Helete | January 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you have diabetes, you probably have been told to take care of your feet. This is because minor foot problems can quickly become more serious issues. One of those is diabetic foot numbness. The truth is, diabetic foot numbness is due to nerve damage called diabetic neuropathy. What causes diabetic foot numbness? Diabetes can cause […]

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 […]

The Truth About Diabetic Foot Numbness

If you have diabetes, you probably have been told to take care of your feet. This is because minor foot problems can quickly become more serious issues. One of those is diabetic foot numbness. The truth is, diabetic foot numbness is due to nerve damage called diabetic neuropathy. What causes diabetic foot numbness? Diabetes can cause...

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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...

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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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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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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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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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