Monthly Archives: March 2021

Chat with a Respiratory Therapist

There are a variety of inhalers on the market. In today’s episode of Chat with a Respiratory Therapist, Dr. Dennis Wissing walks us through some of the most common types of inhalers. He teaches how to properly use a “puffer” inhaler and a dry powder inhaler. If you have any specific questions about properly inhaler usage, drop us a note in the comments below! ...

Video: Diabetes Self- Management Education Part IV

In our final episode of our online DSME series, we’re talking label reading and navigating the grocery store. To live well with diabetes, you need to be able to navigate the grocery store and understand how to read food labels. These are important tools to have when making a judgment call on whether or not a food is healthy. Research shows that adding health claims to front labels makes people believe a product is healthier even if it’s not.

Video: Diabetes Self- Management Education Part III

Welcome back to our online Diabetes Self-Management Education series. In the third episode of our online DSME series, we’re talking about sodas, sleep, and stress. To live well with diabetes you need to reduce your soda intake, get at least 6 hours of sleep a night, and be very aware of your stress triggers. And definitely make sure to move your body every day. Research is showing that walking just 10-20 minutes a day, every day can have huge health benefits...