Anastasia Marie Markets Products for Diabetics
Wolfe, Lou Anne, THE JOURNAL RECORD
Journal Record Staff Reporter
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When life gives you diabetes, make products for diabetics. That's what Anastasia Marie Chehak did.
A characteristic of diabetes is dry, cracked skin, especially on the feet, caused by changes in the blood vessels that supply skin with nutrients. It's easy for bacteria and fungi to get into damaged skin, and diabetics run a greater risk of infection and, ultimately, of losing their feet.
Diabetics are supposed to monitor their blood sugar several times a day. They repeatedly prick their fingers with a tiny lancet, which can irritate and harden their fingertips. Then it hurts …
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