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  1. What Can OT Do for Diabetes? Home Health Experts Have the Answer!

    Those with diabetes, and those who provide care for them, know the importance of proper management of the disease: routine monitoring of blood glucose levels, carefully adhering to dietary restrictions, exercising and maintaining regular checkups with the doctor. But what might come as a surprise is the role occupational therapy can play in diabetes management.[…] Read More…

  2. How to Know if You Have Pre-Diabetes & What You Can Do About It

    If you were at risk for a serious chronic illness like diabetes, chances are you’d know it, right? Turns out, you might not. According to the CDC, one in three Americans has pre-diabetes, and most, 90% in fact, don’t even know it. Because November is National Diabetes Month, our professional Phoenix caregivers want to give[…] Read More…

  3. Talking Turkey About Common Diabetes Myths with Nightingale Homecare

    A diabetes diagnosis is life-changing, no doubt about it. But it’s also fraught with myths that well-meaning friends and family members will likely be quick to offer up as advice. With the season of holiday eating upon us, and since food often plays the lead role in those myths, we at Nightingale Homecare want to[…] Read More…

  4. How to Help Seniors Manage Type 2 Diabetes

    Dietary restrictions. Finger pricks. Multiple medications. Exercise regimens. Doctors’ appointments. Keeping all of the facets of diabetes management under control can become overwhelming for seniors and those who care for them! If a beloved senior in your life struggles with type 2 diabetes, try these tips to help ensure optimum health: Monitoring: Consistent tracking of[…] Read More…

  5. Thanksgiving with Diabetes: Healthier Ways to Feast

    Getting together with beloved family members, football and the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade are all time-honored traditions. But let’s face it: when it comes to Thanksgiving, our first thoughts are about the food! In fact, most of us consume well over 2,000 calories during our Turkey Day meals. For seniors with diabetes, managing the[…] Read More…