BFC 021: Can I Get Disability and a Handicap Parking Sign For Having Neuropathy?

If you have diabetes and suffer from nerve damage as a result, it’s possible that you’ll qualify for disability due to diabetic neuropathy. Because high blood sugar can damage the body’s delicate nerve fibers, those with neuropathy may experience lessened ability to walk, stand, or control muscle movements. In some cases, chronic pain results, further [...]

By |2019-04-02T12:21:16+00:00February 5th, 2019|Diabetes|0 Comments

BFC 019: What Exactly Is Benfocreme?

BenfoCreme May Reduce Nerve Pain Related to Diabetic Neuropathy Pain from diabetic neuropathy disrupts even the most basic of everyday tasks. Nerve pain in the hands and feet can make it difficult to tie shoes or manipulate buttons and can cause problems with balance and walking. Extra Strength BenfoCreme Body Butter offers relief to [...]

By |2018-12-06T23:08:14+00:00November 30th, 2018|Diabetes|0 Comments

BFC 008: 21 HEALTHY MEAL IDEAS FOR DIABETIC

If you’ve never heard of resistant starches, you’re probably not alone. But if you’ve never heard of resistant starches and you’re diabetic, take notice. In December of 2016, the Food and Drug Administration approved the claim that resistant starches may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. After 21 years of research, the FDA [...]

By |2017-11-13T12:21:57+00:00November 1st, 2017|Diabetes, Food|2 Comments

BFC 006: Diabetes 101…What Causes It and Why

Disordered metabolism. It’s how Frederick Banting, the doctor who first administered insulin, defined diabetes. He described it as the body’s inability to burn carbohydrate, as well as protein and fat. The carbohydrates we eat are the first nutrients our bodies use for energy. The body converts carbs into glucose, and then releases glucose into [...]

By |2017-11-13T12:23:30+00:00June 2nd, 2017|Diabetes|Comments Off on BFC 006: Diabetes 101…What Causes It and Why