Musculoskeletal Complications: Diabetes Is a Pain in the Neck (and the shoulders, and the hips, and the knees…)

diabetes and musculoskeletal issues

Diabetes is a pain in a lot of places besides the neck. Our hands, shoulders, hips, and knees can sometimes be affected as well. It’s important to know how diabetes can affect the musculoskeletal system so you can be proactive in trying to prevent issues, and aware of symptoms if they do develop.

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The Many Reasons for High and Low Blood Sugars (and why we need a LOT of compassion for ourselves!)

reasons for high and low blood sugars

Dehydration, stress, hormones, allergies, Mondays, TPS reports, being ghosted, being asleep, being awake, your mother-in-law…seriously, does anything NOT affect blood sugars? Dr. Jody Stanislaw encourages us to cut ourselves some slack as she shares all the things (in addition to food) that can affect our blood sugar.

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