Focus on Oral Care
Did you know people with diabetes are twice as likely to develop gum disease compared to people without diabetes? For American Diabetes Month, Colgate Total has joined with the American Diabetes Association to spread awareness about the link between diabetes and oral care. A picture is worth a thousand numbers. Check it out below. Then learn more about how to improve YOUR oral health regimen.
Garlic Chicken Cheesy Apple Crunch Chicken and Grapes Olive/Goat Cheese Bruschetta Niko's Greek Chicken Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies Vegetable Tex-Mex Soup Pickled Shrimp Sausage-Cheese Meatballs Tuscan Tuna and Bean Salad
Many people say that depression is a side effect or complication of diabetes. Without discounting the association of the psychological condition with the physical one, I'm not convinced that our high and/or unstable glucose levels are directly responsible for that change in our mental state. My belief is that the unrelenting need for self-care, for following the sort of care schedules that can drive licensed, professional caregivers crazy, is what overwhelms us...