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Diabetic Wound Care Products – Advice & Best Treatment Options

If you have diabetes, a scratch or cut can quickly turn into a serious problem if you don’t look after them. Ignoring them can lead to infections, ulcers and in the worst case amputation. So today’s topic is looking at Diabetic Wound Care Products. Daily Care You Need To Do Look for cuts, blisters, red spots, or swelling. This is especially important to do if you have any loss of sensation in your feet or legs due to diabetic neuropathy, it means you won’t feel any pain or discomfort from…

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Affiliate Disclosure

Affiliate disclosure In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules for Disclosure Compliance. These rules are set in place to ensure that readers or viewers of web media (blogs, YouTube videos, etc.) know if the blogger/presenter is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with a different company. In blog terms, the readers need to know if the blogger is making money by sharing a link or product. Some of the links on yourlifewithdiabetes.com are affiliate links of which I receive a small compensation from sales of certain items. What are…

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What Is Lactic Acidosis In Diabetes – Signs, Causes & Treatments!

Lactic acidosis may develop in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, especially if their diabetes is not well controlled. So What Is Lactic Acidosis In Diabetes Lactic acidosis is a medical condition characterized by the buildup of lactate (especially L-lactate) in the body, with formation of an excessively low pH in the bloodstream. It is a form of metabolic acidosis, in which excessive acid accumulates due to a problem with the body’s oxidative metabolism. Lactic acidosis is typically the result of a medical condition, medication, or poisoning. The…

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Clearing Arteries Naturally – The Best Things To Do

10 Foods That Are Used For Clearing Arteries Naturally You could unclog your arteries and reverse arteriosclerosis with doctor-prescribed drugs that lower cholesterol or beta blockers to lower blood pressure, which help slow the progression of buildup of plaque. On the other hand, there are also lots of foods that research has shown to be beneficial in preventing and clearing arteries as well. Turmeric This popular spice contains a polyphenol called curcumin that has long been known to be beneficial in its cardio protective effects. Native to India and Southeast…

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Natural Treatment Diabetes – Herbs & Spices That Work !

Natural Treatment Diabetes Herbs and spices have real medicinal properties. Study after study shows the benefits of herbs and spices. One study at Malmà University Hospital in Sweden showed that up to two hours after eating, people who ate cinnamon-spiced rice pudding measured significantly lower blood-glucose levels than those who had eaten the unspiced version. One of the smart and cheapest ways to look after your diabetes is with natural remedies, today we are looking at our findings on what herbs & spices to use and the benefits you can…

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Alternative Diabetes Treatments – Which Ones Work

Are you looking for Alternative Diabetes Treatments The term “complementary” refers to therapies that are used in conjunction with conventional medicine, whereas “alternative” medicine includes therapies that are used in place of conventional medicine. There is no scientific evidence to suggest that alternative treatments can cure your diabetes, meaning you can not stop your conventional treatment of tablets or insulin. However, there is some evidence that suggest some complimentary treatments can HELP with your treatment of diabetes in conjunction with your normal meds. Complimentary treatments for diabetes include: Herbs read…

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The Future for Apple Is Medicine, Not the iPhone

The Future for Apple Is Medicine, Not the iPhone Apple is quietly turning its Watch into a next-generation medical device. Chronic conditions like diabetes, arthritis and heart disease were a $1.1 trillion market, just in the U.S in 2016.  Those numbers are rising as people age worldwide. Much of that money is wasted on people forgetting to take their medicines or monitor things like blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Apple wants to change that through (FDA) approval of medical features on the Watch, like a heart monitor and a system for detecting falls in…

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What Is Ketones In Urine – What Are They & How To Treat Them

What Is Ketones In Urine Ketones are an acid made when the body breaks down fat to use as energy when it cannot use carbohydrates. The breakdown of fat for fuel and the creation of ketones is a normal process in a person without diabetes, insulin, glucagon, and other hormones prevent ketone levels in the blood from getting too high. However, people with diabetes are at risk for ketone buildup in their blood. This is known as diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) a complication of diabetes that can lead to a coma…

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Sick Day Rules Diabetes – What To Do When ill

Sick Day Rules Diabetes During an illness or infection, the body will release extra glucose into your bloodstream in a bid to help combat the illness. When you are ill your body may need more insulin. Your blood glucose levels can rise in response to illness even if you are not eating. This may make you feel thirsty and pass urine more frequently, which can make you dehydrated. When you are sick remember there are two situations to avoid; DKA in Type 1 and HHS in type 2. Common illnesses,…

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List Type 2 Diabetes Medications – What Your Doctor May Prescribe

    List Type 2 Diabetes Medications Metformin (Glucophage, Glumetza, others). Generally, metformin is the first medication prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It works by lowering glucose production in the liver and improving your body’s sensitivity to insulin so that your body uses insulin more effectively. Meglitinides.  — such as repaglinide (Prandin) and nateglinide (Starlix) — work like sulfonylureas by stimulating the pancreas to secrete more insulin, but they’re faster acting, and the duration of their effect in the body is shorter Sulfonylureas. These medications help your body secrete more insulin. Examples…

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