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Caring for Loved Ones with Nighttime Incontinence

Posted by PBE Webmaster on Mon, Mar 02 2015 16:56:17
This week is "National Sleep Awareness Week". Here's an article written by one of Principle Business Enterprises' top Nurse Consultants.

Incontinence and Diabetes

Posted by PBE Webmaster on Tue, Feb 03 2015 13:06:11
Incontinence is not often the easiest subject to talk about with loved ones or even our doctor. Urinary or fecal incontinence affect 13 million Americans and can lead to embarrassment, isolation and even depression. The prevalence of diabetes, at 21 million Americans, is rising steadily as our population is more sedentary, has poor dietary habits and is aging. People with diabetes, are more likely to develop issues with incontinence, and develop more severe incontinence.

Strokes and Incontinence

Posted by PBE Webmaster on Tue, Feb 03 2015 12:58:56
Urinary incontinence, the leaking of urine or loss of bladder control, can affect individuals of all ages following a stroke. Incontinence associated with strokes can manifest as unconscious leakage or weakened bladder muscles resulting in the inability control urine. If you or a loved one is experiencing bladder control issues it is important to discuss this with a medical professional.

Caregiver Support: Studies Highlight Three Ways to Prevent Falls

Posted by PBE Webmaster on Mon, Sep 22 2014 10:51:40
If you are a caregiver for an elderly person, no doubt falls are a concern.

Alzheimer's and Incontinence: Answers to Caregiver Questions

Posted by PBE Webmaster on Thu, Sep 04 2014 13:14:16
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's can be a very trying experience, especially for someone who is not formally trained to do so. We have prepared some frequently asked questions and answers regarding Alzheimer's and incontinence that we hope will be helpful.
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