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A Nurse (and Mom’s) Journey with Diabetes

Nicole G. McLemore RN, BSN-ONC contributed the following article. It’s her personal perspective and reflection of her journey through diabetes, both as a mother and a nurse.  If I asked you to wear pink during October, it probably would not take you very long…

Cultural Considerations of Diabetes Treatment

Nurses play an important role in helping patients with pre-diabetes and diabetes stay on top of their condition. Certain patients face added cultural and socio-economic challenges in disease management. Intrepid healthcare practitioners have found ways to connect with their patients to get them the…

Depression and Diabetes

Diabetes is an epidemic throughout the world. In 2014, 9% of the world’s adult population had been diagnosed with the disease,1 with 29 million living in the United States.2 Depression is also epidemic, with the global burden close to 350 million and 18 million in the…

Exercise Regimens for Diabetes

Exercise is a cost-effective, nonpharmacologic way to improve glucose control, reduce weight and cardiovascular risk, and prevent diabetes complications Exercise is a cost-effective, nonpharmacologic way to improve glucose control, reduce weight and cardiovascular risk, and prevent diabetes complications.1,2 Yet many patients with diabetes do…

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