Author: Donald Abrams

Life tips with Diabetes, Lifestyle, Food & Drinks.

Flu and cold medications

People tend to turn to the use of antibiotics for flu and colds when viral infections are widespread. Quite often, this group of drugs is used by adults in the autumn, winter and spring periods. Before you drink an antibiotic if you suspect an acute respiratory viral disease, it is important to understand: is it…
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Who is at sea? Diabetes and safety at the beach

Sea holidays are now available all year round, but for the most part we visit fairly close resorts and do it in the summer. Whether you’re lounging in the sun by the sea or a lake, there are a few things to keep in mind. 1. Watch out for the sun Try to sunbathe only…
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Diabetes and summer: preventing heat-related risks

In summer, diabetic compensation can be difficult due to the heat. There is nothing unusual here, because because of the increased temperature, the body loses water faster, blood pressure drops more often, and sugar levels change faster. In addition, summer is a time of increased injury, and healing processes in hot weather are much slower.…
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Diabetes and diaper rash

Have you ever heard of intertrigo ? This is the medical term for diaper rash. Mostly diaper rash occurs in places of skin folds and more often in a hot period. Unfortunately, diaper rash is much more common among people with diabetes than among people without diabetes. Why do rashes occur? Diaper rash occurs due…
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Unexplained high blood sugar in the morning: how to prevent?

Blood sugar in the morning can be an unfathomable mystery. We woke up with normal glycemia, were engaged in morning preparations, did not eat anything, but a repeated measurement before breakfast suddenly shows an off-scale figure. How so? … We tell why this happens and what to do about it. It’s NOT ALWAYS a dawn…
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Colds in diabetes: nuances in treatment

The treatment of a cold in diabetes differs from the usual one not only by the use of medicines marked “sugar-free”. The devil is in the details. Let’s look at how to change the dose of insulin, which drugs should not be used, and how to avoid ketoacidosis . Materials from the author’s workshop Diabeton…
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How should public organizations work and protect their rights to quality medical care? All-Russian Congress of Patients

Friends, at the end of November I visited the IX All-Russian Congress of Patients. Now, having digested all the information, I am ready to share my impressions and useful materials! Useful for those who are interested in how to improve the work of the patient organization, protect drug rights and interact with insurance companies. Living…
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Diacont urea cream : opinion after 10 days of use

Taking conventional cosmetics or “recommended for diabetes” is a good question. In the Made for Sweet People project, bloggers test products to prove or disprove manufacturers’ claims. Today we are talking about Diacont urea cream . mirabela Kopaliani used it for 10 days and is ready to tell if it is worth the money. Diacont…
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Well-groomed legs with diabetes: diamum’s opinion about Diacont urea cream

My readers know well that Ostap’s legs are a weak spot. This year, we had to contact a podiatrist several times to solve various problems. Ostap also plays basketball, the topic of “corns” and “sore legs” is very, very close to us. In the Made for Sweet People project, we tested Diacont urea cream .…
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Glucometer Diacont Compact: pros and cons – three different opinions

Budget glucometer Diacont has been tested by a member of the “Made for Sweet People” project. Diabloggers tell in detail what they liked and what they didn’t like . The stripes are the same, but you are different! This text is dedicated to fans of accuracy and economy. A couple of years ago, a little…
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