Diabetic Neuropathy

by Jessica Pyhtila, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP Diabetic neuropathy – often called diabetic nerve pain – is the most common complication of diabetes. Nearly half of

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease that causes the body to be unable to use energy from the food you eat. When a healthy person eats foods

Different Medications for Diabetes

            If your doctor is worried about your blood sugar, they may start you on a medication(s). Understanding all the different types of medications can

Painful Diabetes

By Renee Wickliff BSN, RN, RD, CDCES As if having a diagnosis of diabetes isn’t a big enough pain, complications of diabetes can cause actual,

All About Ozempic

I have noticed a lot of commercials for Ozempic, a medication for type 2 diabetes. If you are wondering if this medication can help you

Fenugreek for Diabetes

By Renee Wickliff BSN, RN, RD, CDCES What is Fenugreek?                Fenugreek is an herb whose little seeds are packed full of fiber and trace

Can You Exercise Your Diabetes Away?

by Justin Fowler-Lindner, a former EMT turned health writer Although exercise can’t single-handedly cure diabetes, it’s well established that exercise can improve blood glucose. Even better, studies show that regular physical activity can lower the risk of type 2 diabetes by up to 58%! That’s because it improves insulin action Continue Reading

Painful Diabetes

By Renee Wickliff BSN, RN, RD, CDCES As if having a diagnosis of diabetes isn’t a big enough pain, complications of diabetes can cause actual, physical pain. Chronic high blood sugar is toxic to your nerves. It can cause diabetic neuropathy, which means damage to your nerves. Diabetes Becomes Painful Continue Reading