Diabetes: Health news, advice and natural remedies

Heart attack risk is six times higher among diabetic women smokers

Heart attack risk is six times higher among diabetic women smokersAccording to recent research, women (under the age of 45) who smoke while suffering from diabetes are six times more likely to experience a myocardial infarction (MI). A study uncovered that young women with diabetes who experience heart attacks …

Type-2 diabetes risk higher in bulimia patients

Type-2 diabetes risk higher in bulimia patientsBulimia nervosa is when a person binges and purges food. This means they will consume large amounts of food only to expel it from their body immediately afterward. This can be done through vomiting or with the use of laxatives. …

Fatty liver and diabetes risks for liver fibrosis

Liver FibrosisNon-alcoholic fatty liver disease occurs when fat accumulates in the liver. This can occur in individuals who don’t drink or who moderately drink alcohol. In some people non-alcoholic fatty liver disease causes no symptoms or complications. However, if it progresses …

Effects of insulin on heart health

Effects of insulin on heart healthIf you have type-2 diabetes there are many ways to receive insulin, such as rapid-acting insulin, short-acting insulin and long-acting insulin. Long-acting insulin can last from 24 to 36 hours after administered. The purpose of long-acting insulin is to provide …

Know about Charcot foot

Charcot foot causes, symptoms and treatment Neuropathy is the loss of sensation or feeling. It can occur from diabetes (diabetic neuropathy), infection, toxins, drugs, excessive alcohol consumption, inflammatory conditions, it can be hereditary or it can be idiopathic meaning no specific cause is ever found.

When …

Know about diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome

diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome treatmentThere are many complications linked with Type 2 diabetes such as neuropathy (nerve damage), nephropathy (kidney damage), diabetic retinopathy, foot damage and skin conditions.

To add to the list of diabetes complications there is diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome, a condition …

Your risk of Alzheimer’s goes up if you have this…

High blood sugar linked to risk of Alzheimer’s

More than half of senior Americans have prediabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Prediabetes puts people at a higher risk of developing diabetes because they have elevated blood sugar. The good news is that prediabetes does not have to …

How is polyphagia related to diabetes?

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Think about the last time you were hungry. It might have been after intense exercise, or maybe you had skipped a meal. You might have eaten more to quell those hunger pains, but eventually you likely felt full. But if …

Erectile dysfunction raises risk of unrecognized diabetes

risk of diabetes increases with EDAccording to the University of Wisconsin, the prevalence of erectile dysfunction is about five percent for men over 40, but jumps to 15 percent for men over the age of 70. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is when a man can no …

Your risk of diabetes increases if you have this…

 Treatment of sleep apnea reduces risk of diabetesDoes your partner ever nudge you in the middle of the night due to your snoring? You may take it as a sign of being in a deep sleep, but snoring can also be a symptom to a serious sleep …

Medication for diabetes aids in dementia prevention

diabetes medication helps prevent demetiaAs we age many functions of the body begin to decline. One function, in particular, is our memory. But losing our memory doesn’t have to be a part of aging and yet dementia diagnoses are on the rise.

Dementia is …

Eat like this to improve post-meal sugar

improve post meal sugarRoughly 29-million Americans have diabetes. Specifically, the prevalence of diabetes in seniors remains high, with those over 65 years of age represent 25.9% of that statistic.

We are aware of ways to prevent diabetes and even manage it with exercise, …

Is your diabetes caused by a thyroid disorder?

Thyroid disorderThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Estimates that 29.1 million Americans have diabetes and among that group 8.1 million cases are undiagnosed. With such high numbers diabetes prevention is on the forefront of health.

We currently know and …

The habit putting you at risk for diabetes

TV WatchingAt least 29 million people in the United States have diabetes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that another 86 million people have pre-diabetes and are headed towards full-blown diabetes if they don’t get off the couch.

A …

Diabetic? Why you should be concerned about your blood pressure

managing blood pressure for diabeticsIf you’re diabetic, managing blood sugar is a main concern. It’s routine to check this before and after meals, a few times a day. Although monitoring blood sugar numbers is part of living with diabetes, there’s another number that diabetics …

Working the night shift? You may be at risk of type 2 diabetes

risk-of-Type-2-diabetesIn America, odds are you’re at risk of diabetes. That’s a fact. And what if your job was putting you at even higher risk for the disease?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 29.1 million Americans …

Diabetic neuropathy: Natural remedies and TLC

natural remedies for diabetic nerve painNumbness or tingling in your legs or feet? Are you more sensitive to touch these days? If you’re diabetic, these are symptoms of diabetic neuropathy. The condition is a type of nerve damage caused by high blood sugar. It …

The simple beverage swap to reduce risk of diabetes

reduce risks of diabetesWe all know we should be drinking water throughout our day, but a lot of us are still grabbing a can or bottle of soda. It’s no secret that Americans like their soda.

But sugary beverages – top-selling sodas included …

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