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8 Tips for Seniors With Diabetes | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

8 Tips for Seniors With Diabetes

Knowing some do’s and don’ts can help keep your health on the right track. CHANGING HABITS CAN be difficult, particularly if you have developed diabetes later in life, but it isn’t impossible. Here are a few ways to manage Type 2 diabetes and reduce your risk of complications: 1. DO get out and move. Exercising daily… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2019

Taking Early Action to Prevent Diabetes | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Taking Early Action to Prevent Diabetes

Millions of American adults don’t know they’re at a higher risk for developing diabetes. YOU CAN’T FIGHT an enemy if you don’t know it exists. That’s often the case when it comes to prediabetes. The condition affects more than 84 million Americans but most don’t know it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2018

Protect Your Skin from Diabetes-Related Complications | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Protect Your Skin From Diabetes-Related Complications

WHEN BLOOD GLUCOSE levels rise too high, the immune system has a harder time fighting infections. That’s why people with diabetes are more likely to develop skin infections following surgery or a minor injury. Non-healing wounds can develop anywhere on the body, but people with diabetes most commonly notice them on their feet. Why? Diabetes can… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 1 2016

Managing Diabetes Today and in the Future | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Managing Diabetes Today and in the Future

SELF-MANAGEMENT SKILLS are essential to staying well and slowing the progress of diabetes. Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes Learn all you can. Diabetes is a life-long diagnosis for most people. Manage your emotions. Being diagnosed can trigger feelings of guilt, stress, or panic. Build a support system. Your doctors, loved ones, and counselors can help. Make gradual… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 1 2016

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