Diabetic neuropathy, also known as diabetic nerve pain, is a serious complication from long-term high blood sugar levels. In this week’s Diabetes Minute, Alana talks all about this nerve pain, what it means and why it is so important to get it under control as soon as possible.
What is diabetic neuropathy, also known as diabetic nerve pain? It is pain, numbness, tingling, burning, or itching, typically affecting toes, feet or legs. According to the American Diabetes Association, it means your nerves being damaged by prolonged, excessively high blood sugar. Thus, this is often a symptom that occurs in people who have suffered from diabetes for a period of […]
Here’s some motivation and a reminder for you… The time is now to take control of your health and diabetes management! You can live a full life with relatively no limits, but it is up to you to act now to make changes to see improvements in your symptoms and your blood sugar levels. Be […]
Do you feel like you’re doing everything right with your diabetes management and still have high blood sugar from time to time? Alana has three tips and insights for you! If you are consistently having high blood sugar, please call your doctor!
Happy Independence Day! On the 4th, we remember the sacrifice of others and the freedoms we enjoy. This also makes us think about the costs and benefits of diligent diabetes management. The constant hard work, sacrifice, and dedication, gives us freedom from the risk of serious complications. You can do it! Keep at it and […]
Summer parties and cook outs can be a great time to enjoy low-carb meals with fresh veggie and lean protein. But, beware of these 5 hidden carbohydrates in summer favorites! An obvious offender is hotdog and hamburger buns. We try to pass on the buns hun, and instead go bananas with our toppings- piling on […]