The Diabetes Numbers That Matter: Learn from a Physician

The Diabetes Numbers That Matter: Learn from a Physician

What we realize today is that diabetes can really be a numbers game. Not just the glucoses that you’re checking, but these important numbers that predict your future chance of problems with diabetes. The blood pressure and LDL have the…

What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

Hi, I’m Ansley Dalbo from Diabetes—What To Know. I’m here today to answer a question that many people have– what is diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that makes it hard for your body to properly process sugar. Believe it or…

Diabetes and Foot Care: What To Know

Diabetes and Foot Care: What To Know

For some people with diabetes, paying attention to their feet becomes especially important. When diabetes has not been well controlled, or sometimes when it has been present for a very long time, damage to the nerves, called neuropathy, can occur.…

Live Well with Diabetes: Self-Management Workshops

Live Well with Diabetes: Self-Management Workshops

The funny thing is that, I never felt anything you know, never, not dizzy or nothing like that you know, but then when I came, when I changed doctors, that’s when he found out that I, I think you might…

Stress + Diabetes: What To Know

Stress + Diabetes: What To Know

Hi I’m Ansley and I’m here today to talk about stress—how it impacts your blood sugar and what you can do to keep it from wreaking havoc on your life and your diabetes. Stress is one of the things that…

Check-Up: Gestational Diabetes & How to Control It (Benjamin Wood, DO)

Check-Up: Gestational Diabetes & How to Control It (Benjamin Wood, DO)

Gestational diabetes is diabetes that arises well a patient is pregnant. It typically occurs in the latter half of the second trimester or the early third trimester. During pregnancy patients have insulin resistance so their own insulin isn’t working as…

Protecting Your Relationships: Dealing with Diabetes

Protecting Your Relationships: Dealing with Diabetes

Hello! Today’s blog is going to be on diabetes and relationships. Having a plan is very important. A lot of arguments happen because there is not a plan in place to prevent those arguments from happening. When I talk about…

Alcohol and Diabetes: What To Know

Alcohol and Diabetes: What To Know

It’s a common question– can people with diabetes still drink alcoholic beverages? The short answer is yes, but you need to make smart choices and understand the impact that alcohol can have on your blood sugar. According to the American…