Number of Americans with Untreated Diabetes on the Rise

Many Americans have diabetes and don’t even know it. According to the Centers for Disease Control National Diabetes Statistics Report from …

Gestational Diabetes | Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Gestational diabetes is defined as impaired glucose tolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy.  It occurs in women who have never …

Can Your Diet Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes can be devastating, but more research is pointing to the fact that it’s a metabolic condition that can be …

American Diabetes Association Alert Day ® 2018

Diabetes Alert Day is here!  This day, observed annually on the fourth Tuesday of March is a 1-day wake-up call to inform the American public about …

Diabetes Diagnosis and When to Get Screened

An unprecedented number of people are living with diabetes today in the United States without even knowing it. According to the National Institute of …

What Causes Diabetes in Men and Women?

Diabetes is a metabolic condition characterized by high sugar levels in the blood. This happens when the body doesn’t produce enough of the hormone …

Life Expectancy For Diabetes Patients and How it Can be Improved

Diabetes, for far too long, has been characterized as a condition that shortens the life expectancy.  Earlier, it was a condition that was diagnosed …

What are the Symptoms of Type 1 Diabetes?

If you or someone you know is concerned they might have Type 1 Diabetes, it’s important to know what common symptoms are important to look for …

What Are the Causes and Genetic Components of Type 1 Diabetes?

What is Type 1 Diabetes? Diabetes is a metabolic condition characterized by an accumulation of sugar (glucose) in the body. It is caused by either …

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic Ketoacidosis In diabetes, blood glucose is not able to reach the body cells where it can be utilized to produce energy. In such cases, the …