Recipes for Southeast Texas Senior diabetics from Paula Deen for the Holidays

Diabetic Holiday Recipes for Southeast Texas Seniors With calorie-packed foods and sugary drinks often at the center of our Southeast Texas holiday gatherings, the season can be more challenging than festive for diabetic Southeast Texas seniors  living with type 2 diabetes. Paula Deen, who has type 2 diabetes, is letting people know that it’s still possible to enjoy all that the holidays in Southeast Texas have to offer while making smart decisions about healthy eating. “Celebrating... Read More

A Day in the Life of a Southeast Texas Diabetic

On today’s edition of Southeast Texas Senior Health, we look at a day in the life of a Southeast Texas diabetic. November is American Diabetes Month, a time to bring attention to the seriousness of diabetes and to the many people who are impacted by the disease. One young lady who knows all about living with the disease is the Association’s 2012 National Youth Advocate, Logan Nicole Gregory. Logan has been living with type 1 diabetes since she was just 2 years old. “Diabetes... Read More

Southeast Texas Home Health Guide to Wound Care and Diabetes Management for SETX Seniors

No matter how small or superficial a wound is, you should not ignore it if you have diabetes. If you get a blister from tight cowboy boots or nick your chin while shaving before church, you probably wouldn’t normally give it much thought. It is important to know that if you have diabetes, any of these simple examples could severely worsen and you should seek proper treatment. Knowing how to treat minor wounds will help you avoid infection and speed healing. Why Diabetic Wounds... Read More

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