Currently, over 37 million Americans have diabetes. The forecast is for that amount to go up rapidly by 2050. Reading, learning and asking your health care provider questions about diabetes may help change your future of developing diabetes or how well you can control it OR if you do eventually develop it.
Diabetes is not directly related to causing headaches and headaches are not always a symptom of diabetes but there are certain situations where the two medical conditions are connected. Diabetes can trigger severe head pain at specific times.
Changes in blood sugars, either low or high, is one reason people with diabetes suffer with headaches. “The more […]
Read on to find out what you may have recently missed in the ever-changing world of diabetes. It could potentially make your life easier and help better control your diabetes. Never stop reading or learning!
1. The Proclaim XR SCS System (recently FDA approved)
Diabetic neuropathy remains one of the most painful and debilitating complications associated with diabetes […]
New information and technology keeps progressing in the field of diabetes. Stay current as you can. This will help you manage your diabetes and overall health with each day.
1. Should I eat Omega-6 fatty acids or Omega-3 fatty acids or both? What are they and does it even matter?
Let’s discuss what each is before we talk […]
Flu, RSV, Pneumonia, COVID-19 and Diabetes
Patients with diabetes are not more likely to contract a severe respiratory tract infection, but when they develop one, they are more likely to get complications leading to a possible hospitalization. Reasons why this happens include: diabetes causes immune dysfunction, diabetes causes insulin resistance and the body’s possible exposure to high […]
Reduce Dementia Risk When You Have Diabetes
Recent studies revealed people with diabetes could be at a higher risk of developing dementia. Other factors that are noted in brain deterioration are family history, aging, smoking, cardiovascular disease, being a female (have twice the risk of dementia) and lack of quality sleep. African Americans, American Indians and Alaska […]
April is designated as Parkinson’s Awareness Month. People with type 2 diabetes may have an increased risk of developing a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease later in life. Type 2 diabetes and Parkinson’s are both aging-associated diseases as well as chronic diseases that are both turning into epidemics worldwide. Parkinson’s – like diabetes – is considered a […]
Attaining better health remains on our minds more than ever since the 2020 COVID outbreak. Everyone’s present goal should be to feel better and maintain the function of our bodies to the best of our ability. You can’t control everything around you, but there still is a lot you can do. Hopefully, you are aware that […]
Knowing what to do to manage your diabetes is crucial to your future health. Understanding the difference between true and false information about diabetes can help you achieve better blood sugar control. Look for accurate information from reliable sources. There is so much information online or learned from our friends and family about diabetes that may […]
Extreme summer heat affects everyone, but it is more threatening when you have a chronic illness including diabetes. “People with diabetes feel the heat more than people who do not have diabetes.” Reasons may include complications to blood vessels and nerves from high blood sugars, which can affect how much you perspire. If you don’t perspire […]