Exciting New Expansion To Pops Self-Care Platform | Pops Diabetes Care

Pops, the Own Your Life® company, is thrilled to announce the next expansion to its self-care platform. Mina, a Virtual Health Assistant, combined with new devices can now help people living with diabetes also manage their weight, blood pressure, and cholesterol. In addition to its innovative all-in-one glucose meter, Pops will offer a cellular connected … Read more

Patients, Clinicians Explain How the Pandemic Affected Genitourinary Cancer Care

A focus group of supportive care health professionals and consumers discussed concerns about how the pandemic has changed care of patients with genitourinary (GU) cancers. Themes from the discussion were published in the Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. The goal of the focus group was to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected healthcare delivery … Read more

Day 2: Improving T1D Patient Care — Highlights from T1DX-QI Learning Session 2022

The T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative (T1DX-QI) Learning Session 2022 event takes place in Miami, FL, on November 7 and 8 — “T1DX-QI 52 Centers Strong: Implementation and Advocacy for Change.” Members from 52 participating endocrinology clinics across the country come together to share insights on improving the care provided to people with diabetes — … Read more

Day 1: Improving T1D Patient Care — Highlights from T1DX-QI Learning Session 2022

The T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative (T1DX-QI) Learning Session event 2022 takes place in Miami, FL, on November 7 and 8 — “T1DX-QI 52 Centers Strong: Implementation and Advocacy for Change.” Osagie Ebekozien, MD, MPH Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer T1D Exchange The T1DX-QI has grown from just over a dozen participating clinics in … Read more

Managing high blood sugar levels – Diabetes Care Community

What is hyperglycemia? High blood sugar levels, officially known as hyperglycemia, occur when the body has too little insulin or can’t use the insulin that it makes properly. What are the symptoms of hyperglycemia? Although some people don’t feel any different despite high blood sugar levels, symptoms may include: Feeling very thirsty. Urinating more often than … Read more

N.S. mom says she had to ‘beg’ for care while giving birth at IWK hospital | Globalnews.ca

Meghan MacDonald thought she was well-prepared for the birth of her first child. She and her husband attended classes, did the research, and were highly anticipating the arrival of their bundle of joy. But she says when she arrived at Halifax’s IWK Health Centre early one morning in July after her water broke, what was … Read more

New Report Shows Many People with Diabetes Don’t Get the Care They Need

Nearly Half of People With Diabetes Rarely or Never Discuss Mental Health With Their Doctors, Survey Finds Diabetes Daily and Thrivable expose healthcare disparities of those living with diabetes. Cleveland, OH, November 3, 2022 — Diabetes Daily, a leading website and online community for people with diabetes, along with Thrivable, a real-time market research platform, … Read more

The Qatar World Cup is upon us, but does anyone really care? | The Citizen

The 2022 Fifa World Cup kicks off in under three weeks in Qatar and the real question at the moment is – does anyone really care? ALSO READ: Chilwell’s World Cup in doubt after injury in Chelsea win The World Cup is usually the most eagerly-anticipated event on any sporting, let alone football calendar, but … Read more

Why Quality of Life Matters in Chronic Illness Care » Hangry Woman®

Share The other day I had someone leave a comment on my YouTube channel that started off by telling me that I shouldn’t take shortcuts to improve my health, and I just thought…why not? Quality of life is important, and if something like medication, or diet, holistic lifestyle change, or anything else could help you … Read more

Florida Moves Closer to Banning Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Youth

The Florida Board of Medicine voted on October 28 to draft a rule that would ban gender-affirming care for transgender youth. According to NBC News, the board moved a step closer to banning gender-affirming care for trans people under 18 in Florida, voting to draft a rule that would bar access to puberty blockers, hormone … Read more