Where to buy Medicare Diabetic Supplies

Looking for Medicare Diabetic Supplies? If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes and are currently eligible for medicare, then you can get a lot of your diabetic supplies covered. At Autonomous Medicine, we advocate for patients to ensure they get as much testing as is needed to get a comprehensive overview of your health. Particularly for diabetics, it’s vitally important to …

Blood Sugar 101

diabetes 101

What is blood glucose? Blood Sugar 101 Blood sugar is simply the measurement of the glucose that circulates in your blood.  When you eat, your body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose (a simple sugar) that your cells can utilize for energy. Often you’ll hear about people getting ‘hangry’ when they haven’t eaten for while. This is due to blood sugar …

Keeping a Blood Sugar Log

Tracking your Blood Glucose What is the value in keeping a blood sugar log?  At Autonomous Medicine, we put a lot of value on patients tracking their own data and analyzing it to see trends in their overall health.  If you have the metrics available to you, you’ll be able recognize trends and personalize your own treatment. Having tangible data …

Best Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor

Should you buy a wrist blood pressure monitor? At first glance, wrist blood pressure monitors look like a like more convenient measuring device than their upper arm counterparts. So it’s understandable that patients initially start looking for the best wrist blood pressure monitor on the market.  However, the first question you need to ask, is whether you should buy one? …

Why do I need a blood pressure monitor?

Worried About High Blood Pressure

A blood pressure cuff at home? How much junk can my bathroom possibly handle!?!? Most people don’t give their blood pressure much consideration, only the once a year or so that they see a doctor and get their numbers.  If I asked you how much you weigh, I bet you could tell me within a few pounds.   However, I …

Gluttony and Over-Consumption in America

Glutton Eating

[todo: clean this up] Americans, we’ve been taught for a long time that gluttony is luxury.  This is by product of the shortages that were endured during WWII, and the ensuing generation strove to enjoy everything without limitation.  Their children were raised with these ideals and it has been persuasive in our society ever since.  Though, it appears those trends …

Highest Efficiency Lifestyle Changes for Optimal Health and Wellbeing

High Efficiency Life Style Changes for Wellness

High Efficiency Lifestyle Changes At Autonomous Medicine, we’re always looking for the big wins in terms of effort versus reward when it comes to our health. So we’ve compiled a list of the easiest ways to get the biggest gains when it comes to disease prevention and well-being. So let’s apply the Pareto Principle to our quest for big lifestyle …

Symptoms of Diabetes

Symptoms of Diabetes with Complications

Suspect you may have Diabetes? There are a lot of symptoms that may indicate Diabetes, but they can also indicate a lot of other issues as well. Before you look at the list and begin to panic, realize that these symptoms can be caused by a multitude of things, so it’s not necessarily diabetes.  To make a proper determination about …

A Pragmatic Approach to Weight Loss | Judicious Consumption

Weight Loss Road Inspirational

Have you been struggling with your weight? Weight management may be the biggest single issue with health and Americans.  The number one cause of death in the US is Heart Disease, which is STRONGLY correlated with obesity. We are offering a more personalized approach that uses scientific analysis to provide you with a plan tailored to your own body.  Unprecedented …

The Salubrity Index

Infographic of fitness and health indicators. Health and training

How Healthy Are You? We’re putting together a program called the Salubrity Index to give you quantifiable values to assess your overall state of health. It’s a strange thing about people, we never appreciate things when their functional, it’s only after they break do we begin to realize their value. Which is why quality IT people are so under-appreciated in this …