Tag: diabetes

Podiatrists Urge Preventative Foot Care for Diabetics

Nerve damage is one of the many medical problems caused by diabetes, meaning patients are often unable to feel pain when they injure themselves or develop a foot blister or sore. These injuries can turn into ulcers, essentially open wounds on the feet, and could develop serious infections. Diabetic ulcers often lead to amputation. According to…

April is an Ideal Time to Focus on Health

The weather is warming up, making it an ideal time to get healthy by getting active outdoors and taking advantage of the in-season fruits and vegetables. As further inspiration, a slew of campaigns focusing on health management through exercise, diet, and regular health care are happening this month. Here are a few to get you…

The High Price of Insulin

The cost of another life-saving drug has dramatically increased. Back in September, the price of a two-pack of EpiPens, a widely used medication for severe allergic reactions, skyrocketed to $614—up from $100 back in 2007. The next drug with a soaring price tag: insulin. However, unlike EpiPens, insulin drugs must be taken on a daily…