If you spend a lot of time thinking about taking your medicines, you are not alone. According to a recent study, many people struggle to take their medicines safely and correctly. The average person with diabetes takes 7-9 pills a day. That’s a lot of pills to manage! [...]
As the publisher of CDiabetes.com, Costco Healthy Living with Diabetes, I have edited and published dozens of healthy living articles around the holidays. With Thanksgiving coming up, I’d like to take this opportunity to communicate some of the tips I have picked up over the years from our award-winning staff of writers, which includes two former Diabetes Educator of the Year winners. [...]
How often do you check your blood pressure? Many people only get it checked at the doctor’s office. If you’re one of them, you might be missing important changes your healthcare provider needs to know about. Have a look at this video to learn some tips for monitoring your blood pressure at [...]
Dealing with diabetes can be a huge task, but by taking small steps toward simple healthy habits, you can achieve lasting control.
Let’s take a look at three key areas of health - nutrition, exercise and behavior - and habits in each of these areas that can help you have better blood glucose control and a better quality of life. [...]