ContentArea

Diabetic Supplies

  1. Medtronic MiniMed 670G Automatic Insulin Pump Gets FDA Approval

    Medtronic MiniMed 670G Automatic Insulin Pump Gets FDA Approval

    The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G, a medical device that monitors a diabetic’s sugar levels, and then automatically injects the required dose of insulin.

    Read more »
  2. Understanding Diabetic Foot Ulcers

    Understanding Diabetic Foot Ulcers

    If you suffer from diabetes understanding the causes and symptoms of a diabetic foot ulcer can prevent long term wound care treatment, hospitalization, or non-traumatic lower extremity amputation.  According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, an estimated 15% of diabetics experience a diabetic foot ulcer, which is an open sore likely found on the bottom of your foot.1

    Read more »
  3. Life After a Diabetic Diagnosis

    Life After a Diabetic Diagnosis

    Over 18 million people in the US have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. Affecting over 6% of Americans, diabetes is one of the most prevalent medical conditions the US. Many people don't even realize that they have diabetes. The initial symptoms are fairly mild, so roughly 30% of the people with diabetes are not even aware of it.(1)

    Read more »
  4. Taking Steps to Prevent Diabetes

    Taking Steps to Prevent Diabetes

    Diabetes is a common medical condition that affects millions of people of all ages, all over the world. Many of the people who have diabetes are not even aware of their condition. Most people discover it when they go to their healthcare provider for a different reason. There is no cure for diabetes as of yet, but ways exist to manage it.

    Read more »
  5. Planning a Diet with Diabetes

    Planning a Diet with Diabetes

    Although there is no definitive diet for diabetes, there are certain foods that should be avoided and other super-foods that can be sought out that will help the body to work more efficiently, while also keeping blood sugar levels in check.  A person with diabetes does not necessarily need to feel restricted in what they eat, although it is certainly a good idea to maintain healthy eating habits.1

    Read more »
  6. Managing Diabetes on a Budget

    Although diabetes has not yet been cured, there are products that make it possible to test blood glucose levels, and then Glucose level blood testadminister insulin to achieve insulin balance.  With the aid of a glucose meter and testing strips, a person with diabetes can accurately determine the best course of action.  Although glucose meters tend to not have to be replaced very often, testing strips must be replenished often.

    Read more »
  7. Managing Diabetes on a Budget

    Although diabetes has not yet been cured, there are products that make it possible to test blood glucose levels, and then administer insulin to achieve insulin balance.  With the aid of a glucose meter and testing strips, a person with diabetes can accurately determine the best course of action.  Although glucose meters tend to not have to be replaced very often, testing strips must be replenished often.

    Read more »
  8. Top 5 Wound Care Products

    Top 5 Wound Care Products

    Wound care is rather a complex topic especially for the aging population.    Wounds can be caused by diseases that cause skin integrity issues or from accidents resulting in injury.  In our aging population, chronic ulcers are a frequent concern related to diseases such as diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, and limited mobility.   If you are suffering from a wound, or caring for an individual with a wound, you should always consult a medical specialist for the best treatment options and procedures.   Healing of ulcers takes time and proper supplies.    While complete wound healing is the ultimate goal, maintaining a palliative effect for a chronic wound may be acceptable.1 AllegroMedical.com customers looking for wound care supplies seek products that are:

    Read more »
  9. 3 Full-Flavor, No-Sacrifice Diabetic Recipes

    Who said eating healthy to control diabetes had to be a tasteless sacrifice?  Today, diabetic recipes abound that are just as delicious as their high-fat and sugar counterparts.  It’s simply a matter of understanding the foods to include and those to eliminate.

    Read more »
  10. FDA reviewers: Diabetes drug may pose heart risk

    The pill canagliflozin raised cholesterol levels in testing, drug reviewers say.

    Read more »
Page
Close