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 Senior Diabetes Care and Foot Wounds

Diabetes continues to be a growing concern for Southeast Texas senior citizens. Southeast Texas home health agencies like Harbor Home Health are creating diabetes management plans for each senior’s specific needs. One serious Southeast Texas senior health issue that is directly related to diabetes is foot wounds. A Southeast Texas senior diabetic’s foot and ankle are especially vulnerable to wound problems. A Golden Triangle senior diabetic’s foot and ankle are prone... Read More

Southeast Texas Home Health and Senior Diabetes Care

Diabetes is a growing concern for Southeast Texas seniors. Southeast Texas home health can help seniors manage their diabetes care in the comfort and privacy of their own homes. The diagnosis of diabetes is frequently not even included in the hospital records of people who have diabetes. In the hospital environment, treatment of high blood glucose levels is often ignored in senior citizens or given a secondary importance. Hyperglycemia in Southeast Texas seniors can cause poor... 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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