Our diabetes experts share some of their greatest advice, tips and tools to inspire and motivate you to live your best life!

Will Getting the Flu Shot be Different During Covid-19?

Will Getting the Flu Shot be Different During Covid-19?

People with diabetes often have a weakened ability to fight off infection.  That’s why you’ll hear your healthcare team cautioning you to protect yourself from infections, whether it be from the flu, Covid-19 or from cuts and scrapes. Flu Prevention A recent Pollara...

Dry Eyes & Diabetes

Dry Eyes & Diabetes

What is dry eye?                                                                                                                              Dry eye is a condition in which the eye does not produce tears properly. It can also involve tears not having the right...

Keeping Healthy Through the Holidays

Keeping Healthy Through the Holidays

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and marks the beginning of a few months of special meals and indulgence. It’s easy to brush it off and think “Oh, it’s just one meal, it won’t matter!” But, between Thanksgiving, Halloween and the holidays in December AND all of...

Don’t Let Chronic Conditions Take a Back Seat to COVID-19!

Don’t Let Chronic Conditions Take a Back Seat to COVID-19!

During the first few months of COVID-19, many people either avoided or weren’t able to receive their usual appointments or assessments for chronic conditions, such as diabetes. For some, this has resulted in delayed care plan updates and potentially, sub-optimal...

Back on Track With Your Yearly Eye Health

Back on Track With Your Yearly Eye Health

September is usually seen as the month for re-organization after the slower pace of the summer; a signal for many of us to get back to our routines, with kids going back to school and parents getting back to work.  However, with the emergence of the coronavirus,...

Getting Back on Track With Your Diabetes Management

Getting Back on Track With Your Diabetes Management

September always feels like a time of transition, whether we’re headed back to school, back to the office after summer vacation, or just feeling the inevitable shift of summer to fall. Whether you’re moving into a new routine or this time of year is just giving you...

Properly Fitted Shoes For The Whole Family!

Properly Fitted Shoes For The Whole Family!

September marks the start of a new school year! Children are constantly growing, and are often in need of a new pair of shoes to start their school year off right! Please see below for tips and tricks to fitting the right shoe no matter who you are shopping for: Try...

Dry Eye Syndrome

Dry Eye Syndrome

The tears your eyes normally produce are necessary for overall eye health and clear vision. Dry eye occurs when your eyes do not produce enough tears or produce tears that do not have the proper chemical composition. Dry eye symptoms can result from the normal ageing...

Hydration

Hydration

This summer has been HOT, HOT, HOT! In this heat, it’s especially important to ensure we are well hydrated. Spending the days outside, at the beach, or even inside with no A/C can put us at risk for dehydration. Dehydration can pose serious health risks, particularly...

International Self-Care Day

International Self-Care Day

July 24th celebrates International Self-Care Day. Self-care is about taking care of yourself, and making choices that help your physical and mental health, like eating healthy, getting enough sleep and exercising. The date chosen for International Self-Care Day (7/24)...