For those living with diabetes, staying healthy requires a mindful approach to leaving home, even if the trip is just a day of shopping or a visit with a friend. If your destination involves a suitcase and a mode of transportation beyond a simple car ride, such as a trip by train, plane, or ship, preparation is even more important.
Month: July 2017
Urinary Catheters for Women: One Size Does Not Fit All
If you’re looking for information about urinary catheters for women, you’ve found it! Read on for important details about why catheters are needed, and which types are designed and recommended for women.
Are Compression Dressings Right for Your Wound?
Are you under a doctor’s care for a chronic wound such as a venous ulcer or nonhealing wound? If so, your treatment plan may include compression therapy. While many experts consider compression the gold standard for treating venous ulcers, it is not a one-size-fits-all approach.
Helping Kids Manage Diabetes at Camp
If your child has diabetes, you already know that there’s a lot to think about, and a lot to do. You’ll learn to help your child test their blood glucose, learn about medications, including insulin injections, if needed, and how to manage the emotional ups and downs of having a chronic disease.
Home Care Delivered Named 2022 Top Workplace by Richmond Times-Dispatch and Earns 11 National Culture Awards
Home Care Delivered, Inc. (HCD), a leading provider of insurance-covered medical supplies for people with chronic health conditions, is pleased to announce it has earned a 2022 Top Workplaces Award from the Richmond Times-Dispatch as well as 11 additional culture awards.
Support Is Strong Medicine for Those with a Chronic Illness
If you are like most people with a chronic condition, such as Diabetes or Crohn’s disease, you seek out the very best doctors, treatments, and supplies, and work hard to make sure you get the best care possible. However, there is one other necessity people with chronic conditions need and many of them have never thought about: The support of a caring community.
Is Stress Spiking Your Blood Sugar?
Everyone has some stress. It’s a part of life. But if you’re one of the more than 34 million Americans living with diabetes, you’ll need to be aware of how stress affects your blood sugar status. Today on the blog we address the connection between diabetes and stress, including a condition known as diabetes distress.