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For People with Diabetes, Aggressive Blood Pressure Goals May Not Help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Nov 12, 2013. 1 Reply

Many people with diabetes also have high blood pressure. Clinical guidelines have suggested blood pressure levels in people with diabetes should be kept lower than the standard for people without diabetes. However, a new review from The Cochrane…Continue

Tags: costs, medication, diabetes, pressure, blood

Study: Trusting Their Doctor Helps People Manage Diabetes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judith in Portland Sep 30, 2013. 15 Replies

For people with diabetes, a good relationship with a physician is key to sticking to a treatment plan that can help avoid serious complications. New research in the American Journal of Health Behavior, however, suggests more work may be needed to…Continue

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Only Half of U.S. Adults Over 45 Are Screened for Diabetes

09/25/2014 - Health Behavior News Story - A new cross-sectional study in American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that only half of adults in the U.S. were screened for diabetes within the last three years, less than what is recommended by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

Few Overweight People with Diabetes Getting Recommended Physical Activity

09/09/2014 - Health Behavior News Story - Women and men with diabetes who are trying to lose weight are not meeting the recommended amounts of physical activity for weight loss, finds a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion.

Facing a Serious Diagnosis? 'AfterShock' Now an App

07/31/2014 - Prepared Patient Blog - Receiving bad health news can spark great upheaval. It is a time when nothing is certain and the future looks dark. The new, free app 'AfterShock: Facing a Serious Diagnosis' offers a basic roadmap through the first few days and weeks, providing concise information and trusted resources to help you regain a bit of control during this turbulent time...

Inadequate Mental Health Care for Blacks with Depression and Diabetes, High Blood Pressure

07/24/2014 - Health Behavior News Story - A new study in General Hospital Psychiatry confirms that Blacks with depression plus another chronic medical condition, such as Type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure, do not receive adequate mental health treatment.

More Patient Education, Not Physician Training, Helps Control Diabetes

05/08/2014 - Health Behavior News Story - Teaching people with diabetes how to control their blood glucose levels, not their doctors, helps them achieve better results, finds a new study in Ethnicity and Disease.

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What are the best Health Apps out there?

Posted on June 16, 2011 at 8:39am 1 Comment

Another great post by Dr. Jessie Gruman about what makes helpful Health Apps.



Do you agree? What Health Apps do you use?





Why Angry Birds Gets More Play Than Health Apps



I have been musing about why, despite our fascination with gadgets and timesaving devices, so few of us use the apps and tools that have been developed to help… Continue

The Anxiety That Comes With Watchful Waiting

Posted on June 8, 2011 at 12:53pm 2 Comments

Dr. Jessie Gruman from http://www.preparedpatientforum.org posted this about watchful waiting and the way that it causes us to be so anxious about our next tests, upcoming doctor appointments or potential bad news about our health.  

 

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At 1:13pm on June 27, 2011, Patricia Bason said…
Hi Thanks for the add x
At 6:23am on June 12, 2011, Gerri said…
Thanks for the friend add.
At 6:22pm on June 10, 2011, Linda G said…
Delighted to be a friend!
At 2:27pm on June 9, 2011, Doris D said…
Thanks for the FR! Manny's one great man isn't he. I thank God everyday for putting him here. He's put up more than one site for us diabetics and is a really great person for giving us a chance to unite.
At 7:12pm on June 4, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome....what is your organization?
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided. Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 5:53pm on June 4, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO ONE OF THE BEST DIABETIC FAMILIES YOU CAN FIND MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are here to help each other and lend an ear if needed. If you have a question just post it on our Forum where you will get a diversity of opinions, or just ask any of us on our pages and we will try to help you out.

Here's a link to help our new member's learn more "About Us": http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 11:43am on June 4, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 11:19am on June 4, 2011, Marie B said…
hello and welcome! Here is a page with lots of info on the community

http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
 
 
 

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