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peripheral artery diseaseThere is encouraging news for all those with peripheral artery disease (PAD), a debilitating condition that can result from smoking or diabetes and can increase a person’s chance of developing a heart attack or stroke, and sometimes leading to limb amputation. Medicare is now going to pay for the cost of treadmill therapy once recommended and supervised by a health care… read more

Posted October 11, 2017
Tags: Diabetes Care, heart disease, Senior Health



Senior Health CareIt’s official: we’ve entered the season of sweet treats! From snowman cookies to amazing pies to candy canes and alcohol-laced cocoa, it’s really difficult to overlook the variety of amazing sweets that bombard us, and the wonderful stories they bring to mind, especially close to the holidays. But what end result does this surge in sugar consumption have on senior health care?

Sugar’s… read more

Posted November 14, 2016
Tags: Diabetes Care, Senior Health



DuPage County Home CareIndependence-4-Seniors Home Care, a DuPage County home care agency, knows that whenever finger pricks, sugar lows, and insulin injections are not far from the forefront of your thoughts, it can be stressful. Have faith, diabetic patients! The FDA has recently approved the first artificial pancreas - a hybrid closed-loop system that includes an insulin pump with a continuous glucose monitor. This tremendous creation… read more

Posted November 07, 2016
Tags: Diabetes Care, Senior Health


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