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Diabetes And Your Eyesight

Photo by David Travis on Unsplash In light of November representing Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness month, revisiting the best practices of eye health as a diabetic is a proactive step in investing in your long-term wellness. Your vision can be directly affected by diabetes, so staying educated on the warning signs and different options for caring for your eyes can help you better plan for the future. Learn more below about diabetic eye considerations and the ways to promote healthy eye habits in the long run.  Here at Diabetes Life Solutions, we love to share this article highlighting some tips [...]

2020-10-22T14:36:43-04:00

Healthcare Essentials for Diabetics

Photo by Matt Chesin via Unsplash More people than ever before have diabetes, and the number of undiagnosed people is also rising. Type 2 diabetes is now considered one of the most common long-term health conditions, but help is available for people trying to manage their condition. There are various services and checks available to help you manage your diabetes. This article discusses the various steps diabetics should take to ensure they are in control of their condition. Many of the checks are vital if you’re going to reduce the risk of complications such as having problems with your feet [...]

2020-09-16T12:17:49-04:00

Top Medications for Diabetics

Diabetes is a severe health complication that can cause dozens of different adverse problems, especially if it isn’t carefully managed. Luckily, there are plenty of options for safely managing glucose levels and ensuring that you have a clean bill of health. Every person’s diabetes diagnosis is different, so everyone is going to need different medication treatments and combinations. In early 2020, the National Diabetes Statistics report was released.  Here are the key findings according to the CDC: Key findings include: 34.2 million Americans—just over 1 in 10—have diabetes. 88 million American adults—approximately 1 in 3—have prediabetes. New diabetes cases were [...]

2020-05-07T14:49:14-04:00

Understanding What Life Insurance Covers

Understanding What Life Insurance Covers The topic of life insurance can quickly become an overwhelming and confusing subject. There are so many legal limitations and guidelines. It’s quite an investment to make and before you do, you should understand how life insurance works and what is covered by it.  After all, you certainly don’t want to make an investment in a product that isn’t going to pay off someday for your loved ones.  Generally a term life insurance, or whole life insurance policy is taken out for specific financial objectives. Life insurance is not really about what it covers but [...]

2020-05-05T16:13:09-04:00

Metformin, Better For The Heart?

One of the most popular diabetes medications could be one of the best for your heart. A recent data analysis study showed that Metformin isn’t only good at controlling glucose levels, but it also has few health risks when compared to other top medications. The analysis looked at over 204 different studies that had over 1 million people involved. For those that are using Metformin to control type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes, there is some good news coming your way. […]

2020-05-07T16:03:13-04:00
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