Hyperbaric oxygen therapy was originally used as a scuba diver treatment relating to decompression sickness but now is used to treat multiple conditions including diabetic wounds. It can also be used to treat burns and flesh eating wounds caused by bacteria. It is often promoted as an effective treatment for diabetic foot wounds and other potentially […]
About 10 percent of women in America have polycystic ovarian syndrome commonly referred to as PCOS. Of the more than 5 million women with PCOS, more than half of them will have pre-diabetes or diabetes by the time they reach the age of 40. Learn more about the connection between PCOS and diabetes.
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A recent study found in the journal of JAMA Dermatology identified a link between psoriasis, a chronic skin disease to diabetes type 2 and obesity. People with diabetes type 2 had a 50% increased risk of developing psoriasis compared to those without diabetes according to researchers in Denmark. In that study, it was noted that the […]
May is National Better Hearing Month so I thought it was a good time to share information about diabetes and hearing loss. According to a study published in The Annals of Internal Medicine, “34.5 million people in America have some kind of hearing loss”. Although controversial, according to the ADA (American Diabetes Association), “hearing loss is […]
There are a variety of complications from uncontrolled diabetes including diabetic neuropathy and peripheral artery disease. Peripheral neuropathy is a specific type of nerve damage that affects the extremities - arms and legs.
People with diabetes may be more likely to experience sleep loss. Studies have also shown those who do not sleep well can face an increased risk of developing diabetes. Fortunately, there are certain sleep solutions to ensure you get enough shut-eye for good health.
Recent research has shown diabetes could be a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and people with Alzheimer's can be more prone to developing diabetes. Many of the reasons are still unknown, but additional information is slowly becoming available. Discover the latest updates about diabetes and Alzheimer's.
Many people with diabetes experience low blood sugar levels at night. Recent studies revealed it is more common than most experts thought for people with diabetes to experience hypoglycemia while they sleep. Discover 3 reasons for nighttime hypoglycemia and what you can do about them.