October 02, 2020 9:15 AM | Dee Boling Dboling@tulane.edu How do you care for a chronic disease when visiting a doctor in person could be risky or not an option at all due to the COVID-19 pandemic? That’s a concern for many people living with diabetes now. Researchers at Tulane...Read More: Will telehealth impact diabetes care for Medicare patients?
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The American Diabetes Association provides education and support to people with diabetes through its Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) network nationwide. These services follow the National Standards of Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (NSDSMES). To find a service in your area that is reimbursed by Medicare and most...Read More: American Diabetes Association® Diabetes Support Directory
No matter which eating pattern works best for you, it can still be hard to know where to start when it comes to building healthy meals that help you manage your blood sugar—while still being tasty. That’s where the Diabetes Plate Method comes in. Using this method, you can...Read More: Introducing the Diabetes Plate Method
One of the most important risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes is age. As a person gets older, their risk for developing type 2 diabetes increases. Scientists want to better understand the relationship between ageing and diabetes in order to determine out how to best prevent and treat...Read More: ADA-funded researcher studying link between ageing and type 2 diabetes
Andrew Stewart, MD, as told to Hallie Levine Type 2 diabetes is one of the world’s greatest health problems. It affects about 400 million people globally. If it’s uncontrolled, it can lead to dangerous complications like kidney failure, blindness, heart attack, and stroke. But while there are over 30...Read More: How Close Are We to a Cure for Type 2 Diabetes?
Alex Hider | April 5th, 2021 Even if a COVID-19 patient experiences only mild symptoms and doesn’t end up in the hospital, they can still face long-term symptoms. Doctors have warned specifically about long-term neurological issues even for those who didn’t experience serious illness. But now, doctors say more...Read More: 14% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients have since been diagnosed with diabetes, findings say
Importance of Preventive Health Care during COVID-19 pandemic Preventive health care helps you maintain your health. Screenings are important to avoid future health problems or catch them early when they are easier to treat. But the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a decrease in preventive screenings because some patients have...Read More: Health Care in COVID-19
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner LENGTH: 5 Sessions LANGUAGE: English The Dining with Diabetes webinar is a program for adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families. This webinar will increase your knowledge of healthy food choices and diabetes management. The classes offer healthy meal planning tips, food demonstrations, class discussions,...Read More: Join us for a Dining with Diabetes Webinar!
United by a common purpose. Right now, things are difficult for people living with diabetes—and for those who love them. Between the constant bad news and the bleak forecast, it’s easy to feel powerless, afraid and small. Enough is enough. It’s time to embrace a message of hope and...Read More: We Stand Greater Than Diabetes
The more you know, the better you’ll feel. Oral medications: Getting it right. There are many different types of drugs that can work in different ways to lower your blood sugar. Sometimes one medication will be enough, but in other cases, your doctor may prescribe a combination of medications....Read More: Get a handle on diabetes medication.