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How to Tackle Diabetes Head On

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 4/10/19 10:30 AM

You’re in your doctor’s office. They tell you they’ve found the answer to why you feel nauseous so often, why you’re in the bathroom so often, why you’re always thirsty.

You have diabetes.

It’s not what you expected and it leaves you feeling shattered. That’s understandable. Any serious diagnosis will do that, especially one for a disease that will affect how you live the rest of your life.

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Taking Incontinence on Vacation: A Survival Guide

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 3/20/19 11:23 AM

If you’re someone who deals with incontinence and uses incontinence products, the idea of taking a vacation can seem stressful. It’s hard enough living with incontinence at home, let alone in an unfamiliar city or even country.

But with enough planning and the right mindset, it’s possible for you to get out and explore the planet despite your condition. Read on to learn more about traveling when you have incontinence.

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Winter Foot Care Tips for People with Diabetes

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 3/6/19 11:20 AM

Diabetic foot care is important no matter the season.

But winter can present some unique challenges for people with diabetes, as they face threats like dry skin, increased numbness and decreased circulation.

The right diabetic footwear is important this time of year, whether that means diabetic socks, shoes or diabetic inserts. But proper footwear can only do so much. It’s important to take steps each day to make sure your feet are well cared for when winter comes.

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What You Need to Know About Community Health Choices

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 2/20/19 8:02 AM

Visitors to our website know that Marx Medical offers supplies and home modifications that are covered by Pennsylvania’s Community Health Choices program.

But what is Community Health Choices? What does it entail and who does it cover?

We’re committed to making life simpler for our customers, so we put together this blog post to answer those questions. Read on to learn more about Community Health Choices.

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Stair Glide Safety Tips

Posted by Marx Medical Equipment on 2/8/19 11:30 AM

As we’ve written before, installing a stair lift – also known as a stair glide – in your home can transform the way you live.

Are you worried that you’ll fall while trying to get up and down your steps? A stair lift can help.

Do you spend hours trying to figure out how you can turn one of your downstairs rooms into a bedroom or bathroom because your second floor has been rendered off limits? A stair lift can help.

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