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 …

Sick Day Plan

People with diabetes know that getting sick can potentially mean a lot more for them than for others. That’s why it’s important to think about a …

7 Causes of Excessive Perspiration in People with Diabetes

Unless the weather is sweltering or you’re having hot flashes, excessive sweating is most likely an indication of a greater health issue. Ask …

Does Diabetes Cause Dry Eyes?

Dry eye syndrome (DES), also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is one of the most commonly diagnosed eye conditions, and people with diabetes are …

How to Keep Your Marbles

You may already know that keeping your blood glucose under tight control can help you avoid a variety of diabetic complications. But did you know …

What is Insulin Resistance?

Cells throughout the body, including muscle and fat cells, need the hormone insulin to turn glucose (a form of sugar) into energy. In healthy …

The PCOS-Diabetes Connection

What causes women to have missed periods or irregular menstrual cycles, small ovarian cysts, difficulty getting pregnant, male-pattern baldness or …

Diabetic Gastroparesis

If you have diabetes, you may have noticed that your digestion isn’t quite what it used to be. The connection isn’t obvious, but diabetes can …

What to Know About Fatty Liver Disease

  Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common causes of liver disease in the United States. NAFLD is a condition in …

Depression and Diabetes

Depression can strike anyone, but people who have diabetes appear to be at greater risk. In fact, studies suggest that people who have type 2 …