Diabetes and depression can each be conditions with devastation consequences on their own, let alone when a single individual suffers from both. Often times, the symptoms of one can exaggerate and accelerate the symptoms of the other, but fear not! There are a few simple steps you can follow to alleviate the symptoms and prevent the onset of both.
If you're reading this in October, Medicare Open Enrollment is beginning again, and for many, that means changes to your healthcare plan. Even if you're already a Medicare patient, there are numerous plans that change or simply stop existing each year, so it's important to stay up to date with Medicare changes.
Most people understand the basics of Medicare, but with Medicare Open Enrollment beginning each year in October, Medicare is a brand new concept for many. So what is Medicare? Click below to learn more about your benefits under the Medicare program and how you can get the most out of the Medicare program.
Understanding long-term care is essential for all Medicare patients or anyone on the eve of Medicare eligibility. Read this list of 26 questions to improve your understanding of what long-term care means for you.
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is United States-based interest group that advocates for the rights and positive treatment of elderly people. AARP advocates for housecall visits for patients.
Falling poses a serious risk to any individual suffering from diabetes. Falling is the number one cause of death for all individuals over the age of 75 in the United States, but those who suffer from diabetes are an even higher risk of falling.
According to a study conducted by the CDC, diabetes nearly doubles an individual's risk of developing depression. Even individuals with moderate to mild diabetes are at an increased risk for developing depression. As health care professionals, how can we confront this issue?
Diabetes is the second most popular diagnosis responsible for discharging patients into home care. The American Diabetic Association has put together a comprehensive plan of action and template for managing the care of diabetic patients in the home, the highlights of which we've re-appropriated below.