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What You Need to Know About Diabetic Ulcers

What You Need to Know About Diabetic Ulcers

Diabetic ulcers are a serious health condition that can lead to amputation of your body part. This is the reason that you should immediately seek and apply the necessary treatment to prevent full blown escalation of the ulcers. The most common ulcers for diabetics are the leg and foot ulcers that in......[Read More]
Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Association was found even when people weren't overweight, researchers said......[Read More]
No Longer an Adult Only Disease

No Longer an Adult Only Disease

Obesity and lack of exercise leads to Type 2 diabetes in children. The rate of obesity in children ages 5-17 has gone from 5% in 1980 to about 18% today. Being obese increases the risk of a child developing type 2 diabetes, and experts say they are now seeing an alarming number of cases of the disea......[Read More]
Choosing an Insulin Pump-Topic Overview

Choosing an Insulin Pump-Topic Overview

Most insulin pumps have the same basic features: The ability to program more than one basal rate: for example,a rate for work days,a rate for days off,a rate for working the night shift. The ability to set a temporary basal rate: for example,you can tell your pump to give you less insulin while you......[Read More]
Obesity & Living With Diabetes

Obesity & Living With Diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), 90 to 95 percent of all American diabetics (including children) are Type 2, formerly known as "adult onset diabetes." The increase in Type 2 diabetes is directly related to the increase in obesity. Diabetes can cause serious, life-threatening com......[Read More]
Type 2 Diabetes and Chocolate - A Food Rich in Magnesium!

Type 2 Diabetes and Chocolate - A Food Rich in Magnesium!

Many women experience chocolate cravings. An intense desire to eat chocolate often results from a magnesium deficiency, especially in women who have Type 2 diabetes and in women experiencing premenstrual syndrome. Research has found that chocolate cravings and symptoms of the premenstrual syndrome i......[Read More]
Levels of Fetuin-A and Hepatic Enzymes and Risk of T2DM

Levels of Fetuin-A and Hepatic Enzymes and Risk of T2DM

Is this glycoprotein associated with diabetes risk?......[Read More]
The Effects of Acute Illnesses on Type 2 Diabetes

The Effects of Acute Illnesses on Type 2 Diabetes

For the diabetic person an acute illness can be life threatening. Common ailments such as the flu, common cold and infection, are acute illnesses. Acute illnesses normally appear suddenly and run a short course in the average person. However, in the diabetic, acute illnesses affect blood-sugar le......[Read More]
Effect of Vitamin D3 on HbA1c, Fructosamine, Lipids, and BMI

Effect of Vitamin D3 on HbA1c, Fructosamine, Lipids, and BMI

Does vitamin D reduce risk of diabetes?......[Read More]
High Fiber Foods and Type 2 Diabetes

High Fiber Foods and Type 2 Diabetes

Experts recommend eating between 20 and 35 grams of fiber every day. Sometimes it’s hard to get enough fiber, especially when so many foods today are processed for the sake of convenience.......[Read More]
How to Take Care of Someone With Diabetes

How to Take Care of Someone With Diabetes

Learn five practical tips to taking care of someone with diabetes......[Read More]
Steps to Diabetes Control - A Lifestyle Change

Steps to Diabetes Control - A Lifestyle Change

Live a natural lifestyle and control Diabetes effectively. Type 2 Diabetes or Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus generally affects people over age 40 and has a significant correlation to being overweight. Diabetes is sometimes also called a western lifestyle disorder.......[Read More]
Effective Ways of Getting Rid of Diabetes

Effective Ways of Getting Rid of Diabetes

Diabetes is the end product of the continuous intake of sugar. Most chronic diseases do not come at first attempts of our mistakes and errors. They emerge as a result of our recurring habits. It is the resultant effects of long-term mistakes (high intake of sugar) for a period long enough to develop......[Read More]
Type 2 Diabetes - Genetics of Food Cravings

Type 2 Diabetes - Genetics of Food Cravings

Certain genes are known to be associated with being overweight and obesity. Scientists are working on discovering how certain genes could cause obesity in order to be able to counteract their harmful effects. Researchers at Lund University in Malmo, Sweden, looked at the fat mass and obesity-associa......[Read More]
Delay in Treatment Intensification Increases CV Risk in T2D

Delay in Treatment Intensification Increases CV Risk in T2D

Waiting to intensify glucose lowering treatment in type 2 diabetics may be associated with an increased risk of macrovascular events.......[Read More]
Change in Gut Bacteria May Precede Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

Change in Gut Bacteria May Precede Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

Small study offers hope for a diagnostic test some day, researchers say......[Read More]
Diabetic Symptoms - Signs of Diabetes Type 2

Diabetic Symptoms - Signs of Diabetes Type 2

The signs of diabetes type 2, also termed adult onset diabetes, must be identified at their earliest. This is vital as it is a medical condition that can prove to be life threatening. It is an ailment in which blood sugar becomes high thus creating some diabetic symptoms or signs of diabetes.......[Read More]
Diabetic Neuropathy: Treatment for Urinary Problems-Credits

Diabetic Neuropathy: Treatment for Urinary Problems-Credits

A list of contributors to the topic on Diabetic Neuropathy: Treatment for Urinary Problems.......[Read More]
Considering the Costs of Prediabetes

Considering the Costs of Prediabetes

All of the potential issues associated with prediabetes come with significant costs attached to them. In 2008, the cost that has been tied to both prediabetes as well as diabetes reach 218 billion dollars. This means that for every ten dollars spend on health care, one dollar was spent on the effect......[Read More]
Diabetes and Colds

Diabetes and Colds

Catching colds when you have diabetes may cause dangerous changes in your blood sugar levels. WebMD tells you how to stay well -- even with colds -- so you can prevent diabetes complications.......[Read More]