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How Diabetes Increases Risk Factors for These 4 Common Diseases

Posted On: June 4, 2021

Diabetes is a condition in which the body doesn’t make enough insulin—a hormone produced by the pancreas that helps turn sugar (glucose) into usable energy—or can’t use it properly. Glucose is important for healthy muscles, tissues,...
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What is the difference between diabetic shoes and regular shoes? What is the difference between diabetic shoes and regular shoes?

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What is the difference between diabetic shoes and regular shoes?

Posted On: February 26, 2021

Diabetic footwear is specifically designed to help address foot conditions for those with diabetes. Conditions may include: Skin breakdown caused by poor circulation Foot ulcers Numbness Diabetic neuropathy What sets diabetic shoes apart? Binson's...
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Diabetic Shoes

Developing Incontinence with Diabetes Developing Incontinence with Diabetes

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Developing Incontinence with Diabetes

Posted On: February 12, 2021

Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes, is a lifelong disease characterized by high levels of glucose in the blood. Those experiencing this disease face many additional challenges beyond diabetes itself. One of these challenges is the increased...
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Diabetes, Fecal Incontinence, Incontinence, Stress Incontinence, Urge Incontinence, Urinary Incontinence

Beat the Heat | Diabetes Edition Beat the Heat | Diabetes Edition

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Beat the Heat | Diabetes Edition

Posted On: July 8, 2020

  Summertime is great and very welcome after the cold days of winter, but high temperatures, the sun's harsh rays, and longer days outdoors can make it more difficult to manage your diabetes. Now, this does not mean you don't get to...
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What is Continuous Glucose Monitoring?

Posted On: May 6, 2020

What exactly is CGM? Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) is a method to track glucose levels throughout the day and night. CGM systems take glucose measurements at regular intervals, 24 hours a day, and translate the readings into dynamic data,...
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CGM, Diabetes

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Do I Qualify for Continuous Glucose Monitoring?

Posted On: May 6, 2020

If you are curious whether you qualify for CGM, read on to learn more. Therapeutic CGMs and related supplies are covered by Medicare when all of the following coverage criteria (1-6) are met: The beneficiary has diabetes mellitus; and, The...
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CGM, Insurance, Medicare

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