What Diabetics Need to Know About Flu Season

Diabetics are more susceptible to some of the more dangerous complications of both the regular seasonal flu and H1N1, also known as the swine flu. That’s why medical professionals and government agencies suggest diabetics get both types of flu vaccines. It’s also important to stay on top of blood sugar management since the illness can mask Read more

Diabetes and Swine Flu

I just got my seasonal flu shot today (they’re available at Walgreens for $24.99) and as I watched the pharmacist plunge a surprisingly long needle into my upper arm — it’s intra-muscular, baby! — it occurred to me that it … Read more

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