Tag Archives: Diabetes

  • There’s an App for that: Medisafe Project

    Posted on June 24, 2013 by in Featured

      Technology is changing the way we approach our health.  There are lots of great apps out there that can help adults age in place.  One such app is the MediSafe Project. MediSafe Project is the first cloud-synced mobile app helping families prevent emergencies caused by over- or under dosing medications.  In addition to reminding […]

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  • End Stage Renal Disease

    Posted on November 29, 2010 by in Featured

    Keeping with National Diabetes Month, we will be discussing End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) this week.  Diabetes is the most common cause of ESRD and ESRD impacts all of the body’s major organs. ESRD occurs when there is permanent failure of the kidneys meaning the kidneys no longer having the ability to regulate electrolytes, remove […]

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  • Diabetes and Blood Pressure

    Posted on November 15, 2010 by in Featured

    Being able to age in place means living in your home safely and independently.  Diabetes and complications from diabetes can impact your independence, but you can limit its impact.  Education is key. Atherosclerosis occurs when deposits of fats, cholesterol, calcium, and other substances build up in the arteries and cause a plaque buildup in the […]

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  • National Diabetes Month

    Posted on November 8, 2010 by in Featured

    It’s estimated that 23.6 million people in the US have diabetes. 17.9 million Americans have been diagnosed with the disease and another 5.7 million are unaware that they are diabetics. November is National Diabetes month.

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