People with diabetes are two to four times more likely to have a vascular “event,” such as a heart attack or stroke. What can you do to prevent this?
As we head into winter and spend more time indoors, communicable respiratory diseases increase. This is the time to remember how to protect ourselves from some viruses.
Losing a modest amount of weight – such as 5% to 10 % of total body weight – can improve the body’s ability to lower blood glucose levels and reduce heart disease risk factors.
Charcot joint is a relatively uncommon but devastating complication in people with diabetes who also have neuropathy (nerve damage).
It is often said that of the complications of living with diabetes neuropathy is the hardest to live with.
Common illnesses such as dehydration or flu can be more challenging if you live with diabetes. Read this expert blog to learn about managing diabetes when you are sick.