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Discover answers to the questions you’ve been asking about diabetes, incontinence, wound care, urology, what it’s like to work with HCD, and more, on Home Care Delivered’s informative blog.
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.
Do you get overwhelmed at the dizzying array of choices in the cereal aisle of your grocery store? If so, choosing incontinence products may leave you with the same oh-my-goodness reaction. Not to worry. We’re here to help you sort through the options and choose the products that are right for you, or for someone you care for.
Does this sound familiar?
You’ve experienced a few urine leaks, maybe even an embarrassing moment or two. You shrug it off, assuming it’s something that just happens. Over time, the word “incontinence” slowly enters your mind.
You’ve finally got a trip on the calendar, and it feels good to know you’ll soon be heading out of town. Whether you’re traveling to see family, attend a conference, or chill on the beach, one thing is for sure—nothing’s going to stop you, including your ostomy.
The human body is a wondrous machine, with systems that work in harmony to keep us well and productive. One of the body’s most extraordinary abilities is its capacity to heal from illness and injury.
Shattered bones knit together. Cells damaged from illness regenerate. Broken or diseased skin becomes whole and smooth again.
We admit it. We’re feeling relieved that the early January onslaught of weight loss and fitness commercials has subsided. It’s not that we’re anti-New Year’s aspirations. Not at all. It’s just that all this talk of resolutions can get a little tiresome.
When you hear someone is a “good patient,” what do you picture? Most people would probably describe a good patient as someone who dutifully follows their doctor’s orders. A better term might be “smart patient,” meaning somebody who actively partners with their care team to achieve their best health outcome.