Viasox Blogs For People With Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus represents a complex spectrum of metabolic disorders, principally defined by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin action, secretion, or both.  Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) is predominantly a consequence...

Complications of diabetes

Sciatica is a common condition referred to as nerve pain resulting from injury or pressure to the sciatic nerve, affecting about 10% to 40% of people during their lifetime. The...

Sciatica

Are you experiencing diabetic heel pain? There’s are numerous steps you could take to find relief. Find out how and where you can find diabetic heel pain relief.

Diabetic heel pain

Diabetes is a chronic condition characterized by high levels of sugar in the blood, and it presents in several forms, each with its own set of symptoms. Understanding these symptoms...

Diabetes symptoms

Diabetic retinopathy is a serious complication of diabetes that impacts the eyes. This condition occurs due to damage to the retina's blood vessels, the part of the eye that is...

Diabetic retinopathy

Role of GI in Blood Sugar Management The Glycemic Index (GI) is an essential tool, particularly for those managing type 2 diabetes, as it measures the effect of different carbohydrates...

Healthy foods

What is DVT? Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a medical condition where blood clots develop in the body's deep veins, typically in the lower legs or thighs. Symptoms typically include swelling,...

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Diabetic socks vs. compression socks:  People with diabetes experience poor blood circulation in the feet. Here’s which socks will help.

Diabetic socks Vs compression socks

Varicose veins are swollen and twisted veins, occurring primarily in the legs. These veins become enlarged due to an accumulation of blood, often due to malfunctioning valves within the veins....

Varicose veins

Stress is an inevitable part of life, and for individuals with diabetes, understanding its impact on blood sugar levels is crucial. This post explains the connections between stress, blood sugar...

Stress and diabetes

Gangrene, a condition characterized by the death of body tissue, arises primarily due to insufficient blood flow or severe bacterial infections. While it can impact various body parts, including arms,...

Gangrene foot

For many people living with diabetes, pain management is an essential part of their daily treatment plan. Caused by nerve damage as a result of chronically high blood sugar levels,...

Diabetic pain management

In recent years, the relationship between coffee consumption and diabetes management has become a topic of significant interest among healthcare professionals and individuals with diabetes. This article explores the various...

Coffee and diabetes

Diabetes, a chronic condition affecting millions worldwide, can manifest in various symptoms, including a common yet often overlooked issue: diabetic foot itch. This article aims to provide comprehensive insights into...

Diabetic foot itch

Diabetes, a metabolic condition, impairs blood sugar regulation and often leads to various complications. Foot-related issues, including neuropathy, corns, calluses, and athlete's foot, are prevalent. For individuals with diabetes, blood...

Athlete's foot

Learn about the most common diabetic feet issues. Discover their symptoms, possible treatment, and proper care.  

Socks for diabetic feet issues

Compression socks are often recommended for long-term management of conditions affecting circulation. Wearing them for extended periods, possibly years or even a lifetime, may be necessary to manage symptoms and...

Diabetes and swelling

Diabetes, a chronic condition affecting millions worldwide, presents various health challenges, one of which is the risk of developing sores on the feet. These sores, if not managed properly, can...

Diabetic sores on feet

Good compression socks are more than a fashion statement or a simple accessory. They are vital for enhancing blood circulation, reducing leg fatigue, and providing support in various physical conditions...

Guide to Good Compression Socks

Learn more about diabetic foot ulcers. What causes them, and what are the possible treatment and prevention methods.

Diabetic-foot-ulcers

When selecting a beverage to satisfy your thirst, options with zero or low calories are generally the wisest choice. Enhancing your drink with a fresh lemon or lime juice splash...

Diabetic drinks

Even as the prevalence of type 2 diabetes continues to rise year after year, most people do not know the primary risk factors that can lead to the development of...

Type 2 diabetes

November marks a significant month for the diabetes community — Diabetes Awareness Month. It's a time to share stories, raise awareness, and reinforce the importance of education in managing diabetes and...

Diabetes awareness month

Signs of diabetics foot problems may appear in skin discoloration, skin temperature and swelling or foot pain. Ignoring these signs may lead to serious complications.

Doctor and patient

If you or a loved one are living with diabetes, preventing peripheral neuropathy is likely a part of the treatment plan. As a common side effect of chronically elevated blood...

Preventing Peripheral Neuropathy

The festive season is upon us, with homes lighting up and cheerful carols filling every corner. At Viasox, we understand the joy of selecting the perfect gift and the warmth...

Socks gifts for diabetics

If your feet and ankles are swelling up, you're not alone—it's a pretty common issue, and often, it happens even if you're not in any pain. There are all sorts...