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Natural Wound Healing for People with Diabetes

For people with diabetes, a simple scratch can become a serious medical challenge. Fortunately, you have a kitchen. And a…

Complications

When a Cough Means Diabetes

If you get bronchitis, the last thing you’d think might be causing it is diabetes. But one woman’s story demonstrates…

Prevention

Diagnosing Diabetes at the Dentist

Your dentist may be able to spot more than cavities when he/she looks in your mouth. Severe gum disease, new…

Kidney

A Walk Does Wonders for Chronic Kidney Disease

It will seem astounding…but based on new research, if you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), there is a stone simple…

Complications

Care for Diabetic Feet

Bottom Line/HEALTH: For most people, a blister or a boo-boo is just a boo-boo, but if you're a person with…

Memory

Alzheimer’s: Is It “Type 3” Diabetes?

Is the real cause of Alzheimer’s finally emerging? For years, scientists from around the world have investigated various causes of…

Treatment

Testosterone Therapy Helps Men with Diabetes

Diminished energy, reduced lean muscle mass, decreased libido, erectile dysfunction…these symptoms are common in men with low levels of the…

Complications

When Wounds Won’t Heal, Good Blood Sugar Control Helps

Sometimes a person develops a wound that just won't heal. He keeps the area clean and bandaged, maybe uses some…

Digestive

Gastroparesis: Dangers of a “Slow Stomach”

It's often overlooked and can lead to bloating, abdominal pain and other troubles. When you eat a meal, you probably…

Treatment

Which Coronary Artery Surgery Is Best for People with Diabetes? The Answer Will Surprise You

Heart doctors have been engaged in a hot debate about the best type of surgery for patients who have blocked…

Diabetes

Foot Infection: The Diabetes Complication That Kills More People than Most Cancers

A foot or leg amputation is one of the most dreaded complications of diabetes. In the US, more than 65,000…

Complications

Nausea from Diabetes? Electrical “Acupressure” Eases Gastroparesis Symptoms

About 10% to 15% of diabetes patients develop a digestive complication called gastroparesis, in which food takes too long to…

Complications

Diabetics: The Body Part That’s Aging Faster Than the Rest of You

People with type 2 diabetes have a lot of balls to keep in the air, medically speaking. They need to,…

Complications

Blood Sugar Problems? Take Action Now to Protect Your Brain

Knowledge is power—so even though the news from a recent study on dementia is not exactly welcome, the information is…