5 Tips for Better Kidney Disease Management

Sunnyvale Home Care Kidney Disease

Hiccups. Loss of appetite. Itching. Trouble sleeping. These are just some of the many seemingly innocuous symptoms that could potentially indicate kidney disease. And with as many as 20 million Americans battling the disease, and many more undiagnosed, it’s important to bring any concerning symptoms to the doctor’s attention. If kidney disease is the culprit, these tips from the National … Read More

Issues You Need to Know About When Hiring California In-Home Care Providers

The time has come – you and your loved one have decided to hire an in-home care provider, either to perform some basic duties, such as light housekeeping or to provide companionship, or to provide some health care services, such as personal care. Whatever the services your loved one may require, now that you know you need to hire someone, … Read More

4 Common Questions About Getting Home Health Care

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You need to find outside help for your loved one, but where do you start? What should you look for and what questions do you ask? It’s not unusual to feel a bit intimidated or unsure of the process when you’re in this position. There are many issues to consider, ranging from if your loved one can afford to pay … Read More

3 Tips for Choosing an Alameda or Santa Clara County Home Caregiver

Finding caregivers in Santa Clara or Alameda County can be a daunting task. The people you hire will be coming into your loved one’s home to perform personal care for and to spend time with someone you love. These people need to be dependable, honest, reliable and, above all, people that your loved one wants to spend time with. That’s … Read More

Home Care and Diabetes Care Go Hand in Hand

Home Care and Diabetes Care Go Hand in Hand

Caring for diabetes is an ongoing, daily process. Ignoring your diabetes care plan can lead to complications such as heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetic coma, blindness, kidney disease or amputation. The home care professionals at Visiting Angels of Sunnyvale and Fremont understand that constant health management can be overwhelming and stressful, and it can be difficult to manage … Read More

Get the Non-Sugar-Coated Facts About Diabetes

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There are many myths about diabetes floating around out there. You may have heard some of the more common ones, like eating too much sugar causes diabetes or people who have diabetes can’t eat sweets. The home care professionals at Visiting Angels of Fremont and Sunnyvale want to clear up some of these misconceptions. The following are some facts about … Read More

Diabetes-Related Eye Conditions: Tips to Help

Diabetes-Related Eye Conditions: Tips to Help

The eyes are the windows to the soul, but they are also one of the most vulnerable parts of the body when it comes to being affected by diabetes. Over time, high blood sugar can damage the tiny blood vessels in your eyes, leading to a number of different vision issues. According to the American Diabetes Association, the following are … Read More

Diabetes Management: Put Your Best Foot Forward

Put Your Best Foot Forward

Due to nerve damage and reduced circulation, people with diabetes are more vulnerable to foot problems. By taking proper care of the feet, most serious health problems associated with diabetes can be prevented. To stay a step ahead of diabetes-related foot problems, try these tips courtesy of the American Diabetes Association: Keep your diabetes in check: Stay on top of … Read More

How to Help a Loved One Manage the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

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If your loved one is going through chemotherapy, he or she may be experiencing several troubling side effects, and you probably want nothing more than to relieve these symptoms and help your loved one recover. Although simply being there for your loved one is strong medicine in itself, there are other ways to help. Here are some common side effects … Read More