People with diabetes may be at an increased risk for bone and joint problems due to poor circulation, obesity and nerve damage. Here are 5 way diabetes educators can promote bone and joint health among people with diabetes.
School life can be tough but living with diabetes adds challenges that many people might not recognize. Understanding these challenges and how to work through them are critical for not just the child and family, but for classmates, school personnel and the diabetes care team.
As a nurse, Maggie was familiar with health education since she often had to relay it to her patients. But when she received a surprise diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in 2012, it meant she had to step into a more proactive role when managing her diabetes. Fortunately, a diabetes educator was there to help.
Jennifer Clements loves discussing obesity management in and out of her clinical practice. In this blog, she discusses the findings of a study looking at the cardiovascular safety of the anti-obesity medication lorcaserin.
Carla Cox provides an update recap of the American Diabetes Association and the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes' new guidance on care and education for children with type 1 diabetes.