Education and community can be the keys to diabetes success. Here at dLife, we offer up a wealth of tools and information from our marketing partners to help you manage your diabetes. The following websites offer additional tools, resources, and support for your diabetes life. You are not alone!
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AirFeet Insoles has revolutionized the diabetes world with the development of a therapeutic insole to stimulate the foot muscles and promote circulation deep into the toes. This increased circulation provides a natural healing approach while soothing damaged nerves. The super thin design allows for use in all footwear. A "common sense approach" to comfort and quality of life for those who suffer from diabetes-induced neuropathy, plantar fasciitis, foot pain, and discomfort during physical activity. www.MyAirFeet.com.
American Diabetes Association:
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is the nation's leading voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the ADA has worked to prevent and cure diabetes; provide information to people with the disease, health professionals and the general public; and, lead advocacy efforts on behalf of people affected by diabetes. The Association supports people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, children, adults and parents, families, friends and employers of those affected by the disease. The American Diabetes Association of Greater New York provides education, advocacy, research, and special event and volunteer opportunities to the Greater New York area. To Learn more, visit www.diabetes.org/newyork
BANDI Belts are a sleek, stylish, modern alternative to the fanny pack. Made in USA, BANDI pocketed belts give people the freedom to move through their day, hands-free. Securely and discretely carry small diabetes care essentials such as cellphone, ID, cash, insulin pump, CGM, glucose tabs, epipen, or more. Available in dozens of fashionably fun colorful prints and solids, BANDI is made of soft fabric and features an adjustable clasp to ensure a snug, comfortable fit over or under clothing. Learn more at www.bandiwear.com.
Buzzy4Painrelief was founded so we could run a business the way we wished the world would. Our goals are to listen to our community, advocate for empowerment over pain and fear, and make our business as ethical as possible: for the planet, the country, our community, and our employees. Learn more at https://buzzyhelps.com/.
College Diabetes Network:
The College Diabetes Network (CDN) is a 501c3 non-profit organization, whose mission is to empower and improve the lives of students living with diabetes through peer support and access to information and resources.
ContextMedia:Health owns and operates a suite of digital healthcare networks delivering condition-specific programming at point-of-care in all 50 states. We empower healthcare professionals to engage patients while curating content personalized for each member practice. As a mission-driven organization, we strive to deliver media as a service to educate and inspire audiences utilizing the latest digital media technologies.
Diabetes Education and Camping Association
DECA unites the worldwide diabetes camping community through leadership and education, and shares resources to advance programs that dramatically impact youth and families affected by diabetes. Annually, more than 200 diabetes camping programs worldwide educate, motivate and encourage over 30,000 youth with diabetes and their families.
Diabetes Eye Health
DiabetesEyeHealth is a provider of live, online patient education events. Our interactive education platform includes live streaming video sessions, panel discussions, case presentations as well as interactive activities such as real-time question and answer sessions with top experts and patient panelists.
Since 1980, Dr. Leonard's Healthcare Corp. has been the leading direct mail marketer of affordable health and personal care products including: dietary supplements, arthritis & pain relievers, diabetic products, and support & mobility aids. Over the years, we have expanded our product selection to also include apparel, footwear and As Seen On TV items to better serve our vast customer base. In 2001, Dr. Leonard's launched www.drleonards.com. Since its inception, the site has evolved to become a premiere shopping destination for customers looking for quality products and unprecedented savings.
Elite Sampling and Media Group
Elite Sampling & Media Group is a leading provider of targeted sampling and out-of-home media programs. Whether it be through the delivery of existing venues, or with a custom program based upon stated client objectives, Elite offers its clients unique ways to communicate with their consumers.
Our mission at Fitscript is to help people affected by Diabetes reach their fitness goals. At Fitscript, you will find the tools and information needed for managing the variables that cause changes to glucose levels during exercise, and find prescription exercise routines for specific Diabetes conditions and scenarios.
Florida Hospital is one of the country's largest not-for-profit health care providers with 22 campuses serving communities throughout Florida. Being a not for profit hospital means we are here for something much more important: you. For more than 100 years, we have been profoundly committed to those who seek our care. We've become known the world over for the expert, compassionate, individualized attention given to the millions who have already passed through our doors, and the million plus patients who visit us each year.
Guideposts is a nonprofit organization that reaches millions of people through products and services that inspire and uplift. Guideposts Magazine was founded by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale in 1945 and today is among the top 30 largest monthly magazines in the United States with a circulation of 1.75 million. Guideposts is written by people from all walks of life and helps our audience reach their maximum potential.
Health Mart is a wholly owned subsidiary of McKesson Pharmaceuticals with a network of more than 3,100+ independently owned and operated pharmacies. Health Mart pharmacies are independently owned by people who live in the community who offer better service at the same co-pay and honor most prescription plans, including Medicare. Every Health Mart is a little different, because every local pharmacy is focused on serving the unique needs of its own community. One thing all Health Marts have in common is exceptional quality of care and outstanding customer service at every location from coast to coast — whether you're visiting one of our hometown drugstores in Homer, Alaska, or Kennebunk, Maine. If you are looking for personal attention from a healthcare professional you can trust, Health Mart is the drugstore for you!
Hormone Health Network
The Hormone Health Network is the leading national public education resource on endocrine-related disorders. Our mission is to help patients have more informed discussions with their health care providers about hormones and health, disease and treatment. Together, The Endocrine Society and the Hormone Health Network work to foster a greater understanding of endocrinology, including the relationship between lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise and various health outcomes. Visit hormone.org to learn more.
Livliga is easy, elegant and patented portion control tableware for everyday use in a healthier lifestyle. Developed from the VisualQs philosophy, it is right-sized, artist-designed, eco-friendly dishware, glassware and serveware incorporating the psychology of eating by providing positive visual cues. Doctor and RD/Nutritionist approved. Dishwasher & microwave safe. Ideal for individual use and for families. Discover Livliga and livevibrant! New! LivSpoons - serving spoons with measurements.
Myabetic creates innovative, appealing, and functional accessories for men, women and children living with diabetes. Our products are designed to reflect your individual style. Myabetic's accessories are made specifically to transport daily supplies and encourage people with diabetes to personalize their health management.
PolyGel has been making medical grade gel in the USA for over 20 years, providing consumers with the highest quality gel based skin-care products. We are proud to say that our products are endorsed by the American Podiatric Society, allowing us to display the APMA Seal of Approval, a trusted symbol in foot care. Our revolutionary SmartGel Technology provides better treatment options for ailments common to the diabetic condition and there are nearly 100 diabetic-friendly products to choose from. PolyGel is dedicated to "Improving Well Being."
What truly differentiates Reel Health Network programming from that of other Digital Screen Networks is the location-specific content that we produce for our hosts. Personalized messages from doctors and staff that explain new services, procedures, office policies and personnel. Professionally-produced and edited versions of doctor presentations, lectures and seminars. Highly-focused messages from relevant sponsors. And an avenue for hosts to promote their chartible events and community-related activities.
At Rite Aid, you get a better pharmacy experience. Our knowledgeable pharmacists and skilled associates will provide you with the very best individual attention anywhere. PLUS, you'll get conveniences that make achieving your wellness goals easier, like: Certified Immunizing Pharmacists, Online Prescription Management, Automated Courtesy Refills, Rx Reminder Services, and more. Better service. Better conveniences. Better wellness is at Rite Aid.
Sharecare is an interactive, social question-and-answer community designed to greatly simplify the search for quality healthcare information and help consumers live their healthiest life. Sharecare enlists the nation's leading health experts, care providers, organizations, and brands to join the health and wellness conversation, and empowers users to take action on what they've learned.
Smart LifeStyle TV
Smart LifeStyle TV is a health and lifestyle television channel dedicated to enriching people with smart lifestyle choices that lead to wellness of mind, body and spirit, and ultimately healthier and happier people! Targeted at everyday people and not just clinicians, Smart LifeStyle TV's programming is informative and yet easily understandable, covering topics such as healthy cooking, dietetics and nutrition, exercise, mental and emotional health, family and marriage, and raising healthy children and teenagers. As a 24/7 free-to-air network delivered across North America by satellite, Smart LifeStyle TV is currently used in city channels, hospital patient rooms, clinic waiting rooms, off-air broadcast, cable systems and IPTV.
StickyJ Medical ID
StickyJ Medical ID Jewelry manufactures Medical Alert and Safety ID bracelets for adults and children in leather, fabric, silicone, silver, and surgical stainless steel, and offers custom engraving on each medical alert bracelet sold. For persons with diabetes, it's important that the diabetes diagnosis appears on the front of the bracelet, along with any drug allergies. The patient's name and emergency contact information can be engraved on the back of the bracelet. In 2014, StickyJ acquired Oneida Medical ID Jewelry, the oldest medical id company in the world, and now offers more than 1,000 styles of affordable medical id's sold through the StickyJ.com website and through numerous web retailers and affiliates worldwide.
Taking Control of Your Diabetes
TCOYD is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to educating and motivating people with diabetes and their loved ones to take a more active role in their own health and to provide continuing diabetes education to medical professionals to better care for their patients.
The Wellness Network (Patient Channel)
The Wellness Network owns and operates The Newborn Channel and The Patient Channel, together the largest and most comprehensive in-hospital health tv network in the US. Both Channels offer original, award-winning and professionally endorsed educational content to health-conscious consumers when and where they need it most. Delivered directly to the patient room, the Channels provide unparalleled access in a highly-trusted, believable environment that drives engagement and action. Visit the Wellness Network at: www.thewellnessnetwork.tv
Wovenmedia's cloud based Video Service allows businesses to create and manage their own video channels that can be published to TV, web & mobile screens. Their service combines a suite of easy to use web tools with access to a massive library of rights-cleared content with a heavy emphasis on health and wellness content. Wovenmedia powered networks reach over 4 million viewers per month in healthcare locations nationwide, and we are proud that dLife content is an integral part of their healthcare offering. Wovenmedia.com
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