The Bigger Picture

Diabetes Alert Day

Today the American Diabetes Association is promoting Diabetes Alert Day, which is a special day to sound the alarm about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is when the body cannot use insulin properly, which causes blood glucose (sugar) levels to rise higher than normal.  It is extremely common in today’s world. Around 29.1 million Americ [...]

Pack Health / March, 28th 2017

Healthy Living

Top Tips for a Less Painful Prick

Being diagnosed with diabetes comes with many new daily activities, one of which is taking your blood sugar multiple times a day. The process of taking your blood sugar isn’t always pleasant, but it’s one of the most important things you can do in order to self-manage your diabetes (besides taking your medications!). The number on your glucometer lets [...]

Pack Health / June, 06th 2016