News and Updates for the Patient and Family

Sleep Affects Your Diabetes Management

Can you remember the last time you got a good night’s sleep? One where you slept for at least 7 hours and didn’t wake up a few times? If that seems like a distant memory, you’re not alone. One in three US adults isn’t getting enough sleep. Over time, too…
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New Tips for Using Quit-Smoking Medicine in the New Year

Using quit-smoking medicines can help people who want to go smokefree in 2021—even if they have tried them before! A new feature article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlights how using these safe, FDA-approved medicines can increase the likelihood of quitting. In fact, using medicines together with…
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Diabetes Can Affect Your Digestion

Nausea, heartburn, and bloating can have many causes, but for people with diabetes, these common digestion issues shouldn’t be ignored. That’s because high blood sugar can lead to gastroparesis, a condition that affects how you digest your food. Diabetes is the most common known cause of gastroparesis. Managing your diabetes…
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