Diabetic Care Made Easy
Posted on August 13 2013
Taking proper care of yourself and your diabetes can help you feel good both today and in the future. Despite popular belief, you are actually the most important member of your health care team because you are the one who manages your diabetes day by day.
When your blood sugar levels are close to normal you are more likely to:
- Have more energy - Be less tired and thirsty - Need to pass urine less often - Heal more effectively - Have fewer skin or bladder infections
You will also have less chance of having health problems caused by diabetes such as:
- Heart attack or stroke - Eye problems that can lead to blindness - Pain, tingling or numbness in your hands and feet - Kidney problems - Teeth and gum problems
Take control of your diabetes by knowing what to do every day and know how to use the best diabetic equipment.
What is the best diabetic equipment? With the endless options of diabetic equipment on the market today, we here at Mountainside have put together for you a list of the best and easiest to use products to help you manage your diabetes more effectively day in and day out.
1. Advocate Talking Blood Glucose Meter: This glucose meter actually speaks your results! It can quickly average your numbers from one week up to 90 days, and speak your results for easy readouts. 2. AgaMatrix WaveSense Keynote Diabetes Test Strips: Designed for use with a small amount of blood for easier glucose testing. 3. EZ-Ject Lancets: Sterile, single use lancets made with an ultra-fine 21 gauge needle for easier finger sticks. 4. DiabetiCare Foot Cream: A great moisturizer specially formulated for diabetic foot care! 5. Medicool Dia-Pak Deluxe Diabetic Organizer: Available with a FREE cold pack, this case will keep your insulin and other diabetic supplies cool while you’re on the go!