Diabetes

New Hypoglycemia Nasal Spray

20 Sep: FDA Approves New Hypoglycemia Nasal Spray to Treat Low Blood Sugar

Did you hear about the recent FDA approval of the hypoglycemia nasal spray? This can be a life-saver (literally) for many.  You know how important it is to keep your blood sugar levels stable when you have diabetes. You’ve probably heard a lot about it from your physician. If you are curious enough, you’ve probably also read about it online in one of the many articles written on this topic. This is great. It is very useful and important. However, the majority of these guidelines usually focus on preventing blood sugar levels from increasing. After all, long-term high blood sugar levels are responsible for most of the health hazards associated with diabetes. But, diabetes is a condition characterized by your body’s…

Top 10 Foods That Cause Cancer

19 Feb: Top 10 Cancer-Causing Foods You Should Never Put In Your Mouth Again

In recent decades, more people have begun to consume processed foods and have a decrease of fruits and vegetables in their diet. Last year alone almost 1.5 million people were diagnosed with some type of cancer — maybe it’s time we take a closer look at what we are actually eating. Here’s a list of the top 10 cancer causing foods that you eat every day: 1. Refined White Flour White flour is commonly found in pastas, breads, and baked goods. When white flour is “refined” it destroys its natural nutrients and mills no longer wait patiently for their flour to whiten – instead they bleach their flour with a chemical called chlorine gas. The Environmental Protection Agency says that…

12 Ways to Save Money on Your Diabetes Medications

21 Dec: 12 Ways to Save Money on Your Diabetes Medications [Cheat Sheet]

Diabetes is a condition that affects more than 29 million people in the United States or upwards of 10% of the American population. While the number of those with diabetes is on rise, the medical industry continues to bring out fresh medicines such as the new insulin product Toujeo and an empagliflozin/metfomin combination called Synjardy. While these new medications are improving the quality of life for those with diabetes, they are not low-cost! According to research, an American with diabetes can expect to spend twice as much on medical expenses as someone without the disease, or approximately $8,000 a year. In addition to paying for test strips, diabetes medication, and doctor visits, diabetes costs can include money lost due to…