New Year Greetings

      Happy New Year from us at Total Diabetes Supply! As we move into 2019, many people are arduously working on keeping their new year resolutions – whether it be a commitment to eating healthier, going to the gym more, or even just spending less time on their devices. However, there is a population of people most likely even larger than the formerly mentioned one that made these same resolutions and have already fallen off. If this situation sounds familiar to you, understand that you are not alone. You should also understand that you do not have to, as jokingly...

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The Importance of Ketone Strips

      Ketone strips are strips one uses to check the amount of ketones in their system. For diabetics, this is an important thing to be aware of because moderate to high levels of ketones present may result in Diabetic Ketoacidosis, which is a condition where there is not enough insulin in the body at that point in time. If left untreated, it can result in coma or even death. Signs of higher ketone levels in the blood include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fruity-smelling breath, or rapid breathing.       Keeping ketones low and testing for them is in the best...

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Winter Recipes for Diabetes

      As the temperatures continue to cool, it is possible that one might be on the hunt for new winter recipes that hold the health of a diabetic in its best interest. This is important to note because there can be winter recipes available that, while seemingly delicious, can pose some complications for a diabetic. It is important to find those that are simultaneously healthy and savory.      Therefore, we at Total Diabetes Supply have compiled a short list of our favorite healthy recipes for the winter season, in no particular order. Be sure to let us...

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