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Catheter FAQs

The Most Common Catheter Questions

We’re covering everything you can imagine, from catheter care to your favorite brands. Learn more about what you really want to know.

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Ten Tips for Living with a Catheter

10 Tips for Living with a Long-Term Catheter

Wondering how to safely live with a long-term catheter? We’ve got 10 important tips to share.

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Simple Ways to Improve Sleep Quality

Simple Ways to Improve Sleep Quality

Getting a sufficient amount of quality sleep can be difficult for many, but a few changes can have a significant impact, according to the Mayo Clinic. Much of the requirement for getting a good night’s rest revolves around controlling the environment in which a person is sleeping and developing routines that aid a person in…

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Medicare AADE

The Medicare Competitive Bid Program

As a component of the Center of Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Competitive Bidding Program, diabetes testing supplies (DTS) are provided through mail order at a substantial discount for people with diabetes (PWD).  PWD must be enlisted in Medicare Part B to qualify for mail order service.  Covered DTS include blood glucose meters, replacement batteries for…

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9 Steps to Better Catheter Self-Management

We share the 9 steps that every catheter user should know. Self-manage your catheter with these safety steps.

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Back Braces

Advantages of Wearing a Back Brace

Chronic back pain is a condition that plagues many people, young and old. This explains why so many people find themselves using back support braces for additional support. A study by The University of Maryland Medical Center states that 60 to 80% of adults in the U.S. have lower back pain, which is also the…

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CGM

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)

Get Accurate Blood Glucose Monitoring While some diabetics only need to check their blood sugar levels a couple of times a day, those who are suffering from more severe forms of diabetes may require continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). This constant monitoring will ensure their glucose levels remain at safe levels, allowing them to make any…

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Shoes Make the Difference in Foot Pain

The workday can seem long when your feet hurt. Podiatrists at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine give this advice: Heels – Notoriously bad for your feet, heels cause a painful knot on the back of the heel, according to WebMD. Wearing heels constantly leads to a permanent, bony protrusion called the pump bump.…

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Strong Child in Wheelchair

Special Education for Children Living with Paralysis

August is the month of back to school. Stores are busy, traffic is back, and it’s time to place that alarm clock at least 1 hour before than your regular time. For parents with children living with paralysis, back to school means a lot more planning and preparation. It is important that you understand your…

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