WellTuned talked to Dr. Jennifer Gholson, a BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee medical director, about risk factors, symptoms, and steps everyone can take to improve their health, whether or not they have prediabetes.
Half of Tennesseans have blood sugar levels that put us at risk for diabetic eye disease. Here are 4 you should know.
With 13% of Tennesseans struggling with diabetes, Thanksgiving is a particularly challenging time to manage blood glucose levels and weight. Here are 4 ways to do it better.
Keep hunger at bay and your blood glucose steady with these delicious and healthy diabetic snacks.
If you are planning on exercising with type II diabetes, follow these guidelines to ensure safety and health when getting started.
Here’s how to prepare a meal plan for a child with diabetes while still retaining normalcy for him or her as well as for the rest of the family.
Physical activity is important for everyone, but diabetes and exercise don’t always go hand in hand. If you have diabetes, your blood sugar level can drop to dangerous levels after you exercise. However, by learning to manage your condition, you can safely exercise and keep your blood sugar regulated.
You’d never know from watching them that these men reached their professional status with a chronic disease like diabetes. Find out how these four athletes with diabetes manage their illness along with their careers.
Traveling with diabetes doesn’t have to be a hassle. Consider the following tips as you pack up and board your plane, train or automobile.
Laura Apyan, maternity case manager and Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, says that 92% of mothers report difficulty breastfeeding in the first week. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible.