About Me

Learning About Diabetes Diagnosis, Treatment and Research

Welcome to my site, my name is Jess Indaja. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes after struggling with my weight throughout my teen years and adulthood. My doctor informed me about all of the dangers associated with my diet and exercise habits. I was encouraged to change the way I ate and moved in an effort to reverse my blood sugar problem. I made the changes, but still struggle with controlling my blood sugar. After going through this trying situation, I decided to make a site that may help others with problems associated with type 2 diabetes. I will discuss diagnostic procedures, treatments and medical research concerning this disease. I hope you visit often and learn all you can to control your type 2 diabetes or help others with this condition.

Learning About Diabetes Diagnosis, Treatment and Research

    Activities And Assisted Living: It's Better Than Bingo

    An assisted living facility is designed to see to the medical, nutritional, and safety needs of your aging loved one. Just because these needs are met doesn't necessarily mean that your loved one will find happiness in an assisted living facility. Every person needs to be actively engaged in social activities to help ward off depression and enrich their lives. If you think that the only activity available to senior citizens is bingo, then you are in for a surprise.

    Need Help Finding Back Pain Relief Without Resorting to Opioid Medication? Here Are 3 Alternative Back Pain Treatments to Try

    Many people who suffer from chronic lower back pain feel uncomfortable taking opioid pain medication due to the risk of addiction. In addition, opioids may not be the best overall choice to manage your chronic pain—you'll develop a resistance to opioids the longer you take them, which makes them less effective at reducing your pain. 1. Non-opioid Medication For chronic lower back pain, non-opioid medications that are effective include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and muscle relaxants.

    Six Things You Can Do Around The House To Reduce The Severity Of Allergic Reactions

    If you experience severe allergic reactions—especially during the springtime—you may be able to alleviate or prevent them by making some changes in your housekeeping habits. Neglecting regular housekeeping could allow a wide variety of allergens to build up in your home and give you problems at any time of the year. The following are six things you can do around the house to reduce the severity of allergic reactions in your household.

    2 Signs You Should Seek Immediate Treatment For Your Vomiting

    If you have recently started throwing up, you may believe that you have a stomach bug or ate something bad. Because of this, you may decide to simply get through it until you feel better. However, if you notice any of the following signs, you should seek treatment for your vomiting as soon as possible. 1.  Vomit Contains Granules Resembling Coffee Grounds One thing for which you should be on the lookout when examining your vomit is tiny granules that resemble coffee grounds.

    Important Precautions When Using Cataract Surgery Steroids

    When using sustained release cataract surgery steroids, it's important to make sure that you follow one of several precautions to avoid any unwanted side effects when you are undergoing a surgery. While it is the responsibility of your doctor to watch out for these risks, you should also watch out for them yourself.  It's Unclear Whether Steroids Cause Birth Defects When steroids have been applied to the eyes of pregnant animals, they have lead to birth defects.

    Treating Eczema In Babies

    Poetry could be written about the softness and perfection of a baby's skin, but that perfection isn't every baby's or parent's experience. Some babies end up with red, itchy, and uncomfortable skin patches, which is a condition called eczema. Luckily, there are ways to keep the baby comfortable. It's entirely treatable, and most babies grow out of it before they are old enough to go to school. Read on to learn how to identify eczema and how to handle it in your little one.

    Three Simple Strategies to End Snoring

    If you snore or wake up in the middle of the night gasping for air, then you may have obstructive sleep apnea. If severe, sleep apnea may raise your risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and heart attack. While not all people who snore have sleep apnea, there is no way to tell until you visit a sleep lab and undergo a sleep study. Depending upon the results of your sleep study, treatment can range from simple, home remedies to sleep apnea surgery.

    5 Things To Know About Fat Grafting And Liposuction

    Almost everyone has heard of liposuction, but not everyone knows the benefits of fat grafting—the process of strategically injecting your fat back into your body to improve your appearance. Fat grafting and liposuction should naturally go together. However, if you are interested in one or both procedures, there are some things you should know before you start the process on either one.  You Do Not Need Liposuction for a Fat Graft