As diabetes continues to be a growing concern for many Americans, education is one of the most effective tools for managing this disease. If you’ve heard about diabetes from health professionals or have read about it in the news, you’ve probably noticed the phrases “type 1” and “type 2.” It’s important to understand the difference […]
My Diabetes Home in the news!
Several regional media outlets have recently recognized the innovation of My Diabetes Home. The article was featured in Silicon Prairie News and soon picked up by The Omaha World Herald. We invite you to check out the article for yourself, but here are the some of the highlights that we liked: My Diabetes Home operates at the intersection […]
Managing diabetes in the real world
Diabetes can be a difficult disease to manage, even with the best intentions and most positive attitudes. A recent story in the LA Times documents this ongoing struggle to motivate people to live healthier lives with diabetes. The story presents a scene at T.H.E. (To Help Everyone) Clinic in south Los Angeles of people struggling […]
How to Spot Early Warning Signs of Diabetes
At My Diabetes Home, we’re committed to the healthy management of diabetes for adults. It’s important to remember, though, that successful diabetes management begins with recognizing symptoms and making an early diagnosis. Spotting an illness sounds easy enough, but for a lot of Americans, diabetes goes unchecked or unrecognized for a long time. According to […]
New Year, New Resolutions and New You!
The month of January offers a new start for people in all walks of life. The noble tradition of making a New Year’s resolution can be a great way to change a habit or accomplish goals in your life. For those affected by diabetes, a New Year’s resolution is especially important because there are many […]
With diabetes, lifestyle change is important, even...
A few years ago, professional baseball pitcher David Wells was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. With the same tenacity he showed on the baseball field, Wells vowed that he’d beat the disease and make the changes necessary in his life. In an interview with the San Diego Tribune, Wells said, “Obviously, this is a concern. […]
A new year, a new blog: Welcome to My Diabetes Hom...
Welcome back to the My Diabetes Home blog! We’re excited about a fresh start in 2013, and we’re looking forward to sharing more helpful information about managing diabetes and creating a better quality of life for adults affected by diabetes. Feel free to browse some of our previous posts, and please check back frequently for […]
Acknowledging the Difficulties of Type 2 Diabetes
We acknowledge diabetes is a very hard disease to treat and manage. It also places a significant burden on the patient 24/7, all 365 days of the year. So we find a lot of our members and users struggle with managing type 2 diabetes. The reason we get type 2 diabetes is partly because of […]