By Barbie Cervoni MS, RD, CDCES, CDN Medically reviewed by Do-Eun Lee, MD – If you or someone in your family has developed diabetes, you might be wondering if it is genetic. There are different types of diabetes, all of which have specific risk factors contributing to the cause. If you have a mother, father,
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Diabetes and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Sleep and blood sugar levels have an intricate relationship. As alterations in one can affect the other, it is not uncommon for people with diabetes to have difficulty sleeping. Effectively managing the condition and practicing good sleeping habits can help people with diabetes get enough good quality sleep. Diabetes is
Published by: Cliff Abbott – Truck drivers have been subjected to DOT physical examinations for decades, but many don’t fully understand the implications of failing an exam. Robert Palm’s Journey about DOT Physical Exam “It will slap you in the face,” said Robert Palm, an owner-operator leased to Roadrunner Freight. “I went to the bottom.
Things Diabetic Patients Should Know While Truck Driving In the commercial trucking industry, “diabetes” is a fearful word. For many years there was a blanket ban that prevented anyone with diabetes who used insulin from driving commercial trucks in interstate commerce. However, in 2003, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced its plan to
Now that many of you are sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an opportunity to focus on forming healthy habits!
To date, the resulting disease, COVID-19, is responsible for over 124,000 infectious cases and 4,600 deaths spanning 118 countries/territories.
Have you thought about your resolutions for the new year? This year, put healthy living at the top of your list.
Dr. Juliana Simonetti says “Obesity has long been seen as a choice. “Just go home, diet and exercise,” patients are told, but that won’t solve it, she says. “Each patient has unique needs and circumstances.”