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Type 2 Diabetes: Screening for Adults-Topic Overview

Type 2 Diabetes: Screening for Adults-Topic Overview

You can use the American Diabetes Association's risk test for diabetes to see whether you are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. If you are age 45 or older,the American Diabetes Association recommends that you get tested for diabetes every 3 years. 1 The United States Preventive Services Ta......[Read More]
Dealing With Childhood Diabetes

Dealing With Childhood Diabetes

The majority of children with childhood diabetes get Type 1 diabetes rather than Type 2 diabetes, which is more common in adults. A person with Type 1 diabetes has a body that does not produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps the body process and regulate sugar.......[Read More]
Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes Insipidus

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of diabetes insipidus including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy

FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy

To be used in those with diabetic macular edema, injections fight leading cause of blindness......[Read More]
Red Meat, Processed Meat Linked to Diabetes Risk

Red Meat, Processed Meat Linked to Diabetes Risk

Red meat, particularly processed red meats like bacon, sausage, and hot dogs, may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.......[Read More]
Paroxetine as Inhibitor of Diabetic Endothelial Dysfunction

Paroxetine as Inhibitor of Diabetic Endothelial Dysfunction

Can this antidepressant reduce cardiovascular risk associated with diabetes?......[Read More]
Type 2 Diabetes & Risk Factors

Type 2 Diabetes & Risk Factors

Type 2 diabetes is an incurable disease that requires lifelong treatment. It occurs when the body's cells do not respond to insulin, resulting in abnormally high levels of blood glucose and is most likely to affect people with certain risks.......[Read More]
Yoga & Diabetes Prevention

Yoga & Diabetes Prevention

Diabetes is a condition where the body either resists or doesn't produce enough insulin, the hormone that regulates sugar in your bloodstream. Some ways to prevent the onset of diabetes include eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly, keeping off excess pounds and minimizing stress. The practic......[Read More]
Cheap Diabetic Supplies

Cheap Diabetic Supplies

Treating diabetes can involve a regular supply of equipment to monitor the condition and administer medication. Find out why you can get cheap diabetic supplies and things to consider when buying them.......[Read More]
Artificial Pancreas Worked Overnight on Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Artificial Pancreas Worked Overnight on Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

System helped keep blood sugar at safe levels among young campers, study found......[Read More]
Type 2 Diabetes - Charcot's Disease and Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes - Charcot's Disease and Diabetes

Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics are keenly aware of the likelihood of developing diabetic neuropathy and the resulting complications that can come from it. But few know, or have even heard of one condition in particular, one which is a direct result of diabetic neuropathy, or nerve damage. It is a very ......[Read More]
Why Is Being Overweight a Risk Factor for Diabetes?

Why Is Being Overweight a Risk Factor for Diabetes?

The number of obese and overweight Americans is contributing to the number of newly reported cases of diabetes. A study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that a large percentage of people with type 2 diabetes are also obese or overweight.......[Read More]
Diabetes - How to Make the Most of It

Diabetes - How to Make the Most of It

How you can make the most of diabetes is relatively easy once you implement the right management plan. Coming to grips with diabetes when you are first diagnosed is probably the hardest part of having the disease. After this initial period you can start to concentrate on how you are going to make th......[Read More]
Vitamins For Hypoglycemia - Diagnosing Hypoglycemia

Vitamins For Hypoglycemia - Diagnosing Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is a disorder that results from low blood sugar. The signs symptoms of hypoglycemia can vary as well as severity. Hypoglycemia makes you feel faint, weak, shaky, and very tired because you do not have sugar, or glucose, in your system. It has been considered an early sign of adult onset......[Read More]
What Should Be Common Knowledge For Diabetics - Food Can Help You Control Your Disease

What Should Be Common Knowledge For Diabetics - Food Can Help You Control Your Disease

There is one thing that should be common knowledge for diabetics. Food can help you control your disease.......[Read More]
Supplements That Help Lower Your Blood Sugar Levels Naturally!

Supplements That Help Lower Your Blood Sugar Levels Naturally!

Irrespective of what medical establishments think about nutritional supplements, over half of all American, Australian and English people take supplements. Many people with type 2 diabetes are now being cared for by health care practitioners who prescribe nutritional supplements and other alternate ......[Read More]
Diabetes-Related High and Low Blood Sugar Levels-Prevention

Diabetes-Related High and Low Blood Sugar Levels-Prevention

Although high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) and low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) have very different symptoms and treatments, they are both caused by blood sugar and insulin imbalances.......[Read More]
Are You Diabetic? You Need This Diabetes Diet

Are You Diabetic? You Need This Diabetes Diet

Recent statistics indicate that approximately 16,000,000 people in America currently have diabetes and should be on a diabetes diet.Alarming isn't it?There's more though ... much more.........[Read More]
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy-Topic Overview

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy-Topic Overview

Peripheral neuropathy is the most common type of diabetic neuropathy. It occurs when diabetes damages sensory nerves,which allow the brain to respond to sensations like pain,touch,temperature,and vibration. Peripheral neuropathy may also damage the motor nerves,which work with the muscles to .........[Read More]
Calcium Intake and CVD Risks in Older Patients With T2DM

Calcium Intake and CVD Risks in Older Patients With T2DM

How does calcium affect CV risk in older patients? Should they take supplements?......[Read More]