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Study links statin use with diabetes progression, points to need for further research

Common statins are atorvastatin (sold as Lipitor), fluvastatin (Lescol XL), and pitavastatin (Livalo). More than 35 million Americans take the prescription drugs to help control cholesterol.

By |December 8th, 2021|Research|1 Comment

Virtual diabetes training benefits Veterans and active duty personnel

The American Diabetes Association awarded joint recognition to VA and DOD for state-of-the-art virtual diabetes training. VA program created the virtual platform and assisted in content creation.

By |January 23rd, 2021|Health|Comments Off on Virtual diabetes training benefits Veterans and active duty personnel

Fresh Focus #13: Taste of the Holidays: Meal Planning with Diabetes

The holidays can be a magical time, but if you are a person with Diabetes, you might be worrying about controlling your blood sugar. This is a common thought, but the holidays don’t have to be a time for throwing in the towel on all the hard work you’ve done the rest of the year.

By |December 6th, 2020|Fresh Focus, Health, Nutrition, VA Podcast Network|Comments Off on Fresh Focus #13: Taste of the Holidays: Meal Planning with Diabetes

Borne the Battle #175: Benefits Breakdown: Diabetes Education, Programs

25% of Veterans in the VA Healthcare System have been diagnosed with diabetes. Mary Julius, breaks down devices, tools and education available to diabetic veterans both in-person and online.

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