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Introducing Cardinal Health™ Quality Incontinence Products

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Did you know that Edgepark offers our own Cardinal Health brand of quality incontinence products?  We asked our customers and health care professionals what they wanted most in adult underwear, briefs and control pads, and created a Cardinal Health brand incontinence product line to help meet those needs. Through testing, we developed products that offer innovative features and benefits, including: Read more

LASCI – Free Wheelchair Bumper Sticker!

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LASCI (Life After Spinal Cord Injury), a nonprofit peer support program sponsored by Edgepark Medical Supplies and UroMed, is once again giving away their famous bumper stickers!  The bumper sticker has a new look this year.  Request your free LASCI bumper sticker at the link below — but don’t wait, we only have a limited supply to give away (for US residents only due to shipping expense). Read more

Fitness Corner: 5 Exercises for Diabetics That Don’t Require a Gym Membership

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A regular exercise regimen is just as important as diet when it comes to keeping type 2 diabetes managed. Not only will keeping active help you burn calories and keep your weight under control, it can also help control glucose levels and blood pressure, among a host of other stats. Read more

Featured Recipe: Chicken and Mushroom Manicotti

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If you are looking for a tasty dinner, give this a try! Read more

Nutrition Corner: These Tasty Morsels Might Be Big Help for Diabetes Patients

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Looking for a snack that’s easy, tasty, satisfying, and may help with the management of diabetes? Look no further than the nut shelf at your local grocery store.

With high levels of fiber, protein, and healthy monounsaturated fat, nuts such as almonds, walnuts, cashews, and others have been hailed as wonder foods for heart health and weight loss. And recent research studies indicate that they may have benefits for keeping blood sugar down. Read more

Insulin Pump Care: Three Big Things to Remember … And Some Little Tips To Help You Along the Way

If there’s anything that can make managing diabetes easier, it’s an insulin pump. Having a device that continually measures your glucose levels and delivers the correct amount of insulin to your system takes a load off your shoulders and lets you focus on living your life.

But just because it lets you think about other things doesn’t mean you can ignore it. If you want to get the maximum benefits from your insulin pump, you need to maintain it correctly. The proper care of your pump will ensure the best performance and maximize the amount of time before needing a new one.

In this article, we’ll cover the three major areas of insulin pump care, and the best practices for each area. Read more

Fitness Corner: The benefits of stretching

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You’ve seen athletes stretch before a game or a run. But it’s not just for athletes. Of particular benefit to people with diabetes, stretching has been proven to increase circulation. It increases blood flow and the supply of nutrients to muscles and cartilage. You can get a great stretch workout by doing pilates or yoga – but stretching is something you can do anytime and anywhere. Read more

Featured Recipe: Granola Pancakes

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If you are looking for a tasty and healthy breakfast, give these Granola Pancakes a try! Read more

Oral Care for Diabetics

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Those who are diabetic or know someone with diabetes understand that there are several complications to be aware of. Taking care of your body is important in the prevention of these complications, such as heart disease, vision impairment, foot problems and even kidney disease. But did you know that being diabetic increases your risk for developing gum disease? Good oral care for diabetics is important in the prevention of complications. Read more

Are you eating these 5 superfoods?

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Some foods are little more than fillers – they might taste good, but they don’t provide any of the vitamins and other nutrients your body needs to stay healthy and have energy. But there are several foods that not only pack flavor, but nutrients, too. They’re often called superfoods.

For a simple way to up the nutrients in your diet, try eating more of these superfoods. Read more