What You Should Know About Diabetes
- Around 25% of American above 65 live with diabetes.
- Diabetes is known to be the number one cause of kidney failure and vision loss.
- Individuals with type 2 diabetes are 15% more likely to die prematurely. For those with uncontrolled diabetes, the risk jumps up to 55%.
When you don’t manage your diabetes, it can lead to detrimental effects. Diabetes, which is a disorder in one’s metabolism that causes high blood sugar, can oftentimes be difficult to manage. And if left uncontrolled, it will leave the individuals with serious health problems, which include:
- Blurry Vision
- Nerve Damage
Organ and Heart Conditions
- Heart Attack
- Kidney Disease and Failure
- Skin Disease
- Congestive Heart Failure
Other Health Issues
- Poor blood circulation, which can result in an increase in the risk of amputations
- Severe infections that can turn into gangrene, leading to amputations
- Conditions wherein too much sugar can lead to coma or death
Take Charge of Your Health
The serious effects of diabetes can be prevented through proper care and management.
Your condition shouldn’t have to take over your life. With the help of capable care providers and the right plan of care fit for your needs, you can maintain an optimal quality of life.
Our guardians are specially trained to assist you with the following:
- Preparing meals according to your customized nutrition plan
- Reminding you about your medications
- Accompanying you to your regular doctor visits
- Monitoring your blood pressure to prevent heart problems from occurring
- Checking your feet regularly for proper foot health
- Assisting you with the exercises prescribed by your physician
Count on our reliable and trusted care staff to help you keep your blood sugar levels healthy through the care we provide. You don’t have to through these health endeavors alone.
For more information about home care and our services in general, or to book a free consultation don’t hesitate to call us at 215-444-7544 or contact us today.