How specially trained dogs help to warn type 1 diabetes patients by alerting them when their blood sugar is low.
The symptoms of water retention (also known as fluid retention or edema) can sometimes be confused with the appearance of chronic diabetic skin blisters. Do you know how to tell the difference?
We're everywhere, but most people don't even know that we're diabetic. Listed here are the things a diabetic needs to do every day in order to live a seemingly normal life.
When you are diagnosed with diabetes, you need to develop a basic care plan. Take control of your health, so that it doesn't control you.
I have diabetes. I eat low carb meals and exercise. I take all my medications every day and at the same time everyday. Yet, my diabetic medications are not working.
Symptoms of glaucoma often do not show up until considerable visual loss has occurred. This is not the case for diabetics, however. Someone with diabetes is at much higher risk for vision loss.
Here are a few simple, easy-to-remember tips for providing the support your loved one needs as they learn to manage their diabetes.
Glucagon is an essential pancreatic hormone that raises the blood sugar level. Glucagon administration is sometimes required to treat hypoglycemia in diabetes.
We know that type 2 diabetes can be caused by lifestyle factors, but it can also have genetic underpinnings. Learn how to control your blood sugar through diet and exercise.
To determine whether your body is processing sugar properly, you need to know what normal blood sugar levels are, especially if you have a metabolic disorder like diabetes.
An in-depth review of the early signs of diabetes. Find out what the symptoms are, discover whether you should be screened, and learn if you fall into one of the high-risk groups.
What I've learned about living with diabetes. Diabetes education is vital. Living with diabetes does not have to be a lifelong prison sentence.
A new treatment may stop beta cell destruction in the early stage of type 1 diabetes. The beta cells produce insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar.
Diabetes can wreak havoc on the body. No where is this more prevalent than in the eye. Learn how diabetes causes problems in the retina, how these issues are diagnosed, and their possible treatments.
Insulin resistance is a serious problem for many people who are trying to lose weight but can't. Do you think you might be? Learn about why this is and what you can do about it.
How to make taking insulin less painful and more convenient. These tips are based on my personal experience.