The Insulin Disease

Diabetes is all about Insulin and not having enough, not having any, or not being able to use it. Insulin is a hormone. The body uses it to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy. The body needs this energy for daily life. At this time, we still do not know what causes a person to develop...

Sexual Problems Of Diabetes

As we age it is common to develop bladder and reproductive issues but for those with diabetes these sexual problems can occur earlier than normal and can increase in severity. The nerve damage common with the disease diabetes is the reason for the sexual or urology complications experienced by diabetics....

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes With Lifestyle

Type 2 diabetes is a common disease that those who don’t already have it would love to prevent. There are some lifestyle prevention steps that you can take if you are interested in preventing Type 2 diabetes. Healthy lifestyle changes can make a difference in your health, enough of a change that you...

Do You Know The Risk Factors For Gestational Diabetes

Approximately 4% of all pregnant women develop gestational diabetes usually in the second trimester of pregnancy. The condition usually disappears after the birth of the baby. There are a few risk factors for developing gestational diabetes. Obesity is one risk factor for gestational diabetes. Individuals...

You Can Help Your Child Deal With Diabetes

Unfortunately children can also develop diabetes. Typically they have type 1 diabetes and usually need to be given insulin shots. The doctor caring for the child, parents and any other caregivers can all help the child to deal with the disease by following a diabetic plan designed by the child’s...

The Effect Of Exercise On Diabetes

If you have Diabetes it is extremely important that you get in at least 30 minutes a day of exercise. Exercising on a regular basis is very important if you want to properly manage Diabetes. Exercise can reduce complications and improve treatment options. For example, some insulin dependent Diabetics are...

Just How Important Are Diabetic Symptoms

Not everyone who is diagnosed with diabetes showed any type of sign of having the disease, but there are symptoms that may signal a need for further medical investigation that are important to know. When an individual knows that symptoms of being a diabetic and then later recognizes one or more of the...

Keeping Your Skin And Feet Healthy When You Are Diabetic

When you have too much glucose in the blood over a long period of time it can cause damage to many parts of your body including your feet. There are many ways that you can control your destiny as a diabetic including the health of your feet and skin. On a daily basis there are many things you can do to take...

What Gestational Diabetes Means For Mother And Baby

Gestational Diabetes is a form of Diabetes that only strikes pregnant women. High blood sugar during pregnancy is also referred to as glucose intolerance. There are certain factors that make you more susceptible to Gestational Diabetes. Women of African or Hispanic decent tend to have the highest number of...

What Are Diabetes Neuropathies

Diabetes can cause nerve disorders called Diabetes neuropathies. Nerve damage can occur within the body over throughout the years. Sometimes nerve damage produces symptoms but sometimes people not notice the tingling, numbness or the temporary lack of feeling in their extremities. 60 to 70 percent of people...
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