Tag Archives: Type 2

Diabetes Health in the News: Medicare to Pay for Complex Medical Care

A new set of Medicare rules put into effect on January 1, 2017 will help to more adequately pay physicians for the time-consuming work of managing chronic healthcare needs among older patients. Under these new rules, physicians will be paid for the legwork associated with working in healthcare teams to improve care for older adults … Continue reading Diabetes Health in the News: Medicare to Pay for Complex Medical Care

Diabetes Health Type 2: Working Closely With the Health Care Professionals

Newark, N.J., native Elizabeth Jacqueline “Jackie” Dilley spent many years working as a manager for an insurance company and her husband, Fred, kept busy with his work. They also raised three children. When retirement time came they wanted a place away from the snow and ice of the northeast U.S. and they chose a beachfront … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 2: Working Closely With the Health Care Professionals

AskNadia: High & Low Blood Sugars After Giving Birth

Dear Nadia: I’m having a lot of lows and highs that I can’t control. I just had a baby a little over 6 weeks ago and am wondering if that could be reason. Maribeth Dear Maribeth: The blood sugar fluctuations you are experiencing aren’t at all uncommon. Many new mothers experience blood glucose fluctuations. Your … Continue reading AskNadia: High & Low Blood Sugars After Giving Birth

Diabetes Health Type 2: Dancing to the Oldies for Health and Fitness

When Jacqueline “Jackie” Delts’ doctor told her in 2007 that she had Type 2 diabetes she made up her mind to manage it with medication and exercise. That’s exactly what she’s done for the last several years. Jackie, who is 65, volunteers at a senior center near her home and several times a week she … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 2: Dancing to the Oldies for Health and Fitness

AskNadia: How Much Alcohol is Too Much for Diabetes

Dear Nadia, I worry about my husband and how alcohol affects his diabetes. He usually has two glasses of wine a night with dinner. Is that too much? Kate Indiana Dear Kate, Alcohol is such a big part of everyday relaxation and celebration for many. From a hard days at work, sport events, birthdays, graduations … Continue reading AskNadia: How Much Alcohol is Too Much for Diabetes

Diabetes Health Podcast News: Medicare Patients File Class Action Lawsuit Against Human Health Services

Click on the arrow to listen to the podcast. Is your Medicare coverage “sticking it” to you? According to some recipients, the answer is a clear “yes”. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is the subject of a new class action lawsuit filed by two plaintiffs, Douglas B. Sargent and Carol A. Lewis. They … Continue reading Diabetes Health Podcast News: Medicare Patients File Class Action Lawsuit Against Human Health Services

Ask Nadia: When to Tell Someone You Have Diabetes

Dear Nadia, I just started dating someone I really like. When do you think it’s a good time to tell this person I have diabetes? I don’t want to scare him off. Anne Portland OR   Dear Anne Your question is somewhat subjective. In my personal experience, when I first started dating my previous husband, … Continue reading Ask Nadia: When to Tell Someone You Have Diabetes

Diabetes Health Type 1 & Type 2: What You Need to Know About CVD

If you have diabetes, you have to be concerned about cardiovascular disease. No matter how fit your body may appear on the outside, the reality is that heart problems are much more common for people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. According to the American Heart Association, adults with diabetes are two to … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 1 & Type 2: What You Need to Know About CVD