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 …

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 …

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 …

Diabetes and Cold Feet

We’ve all heard of a bride or groom “getting cold feet” before walking down the aisle, but for people with diabetes, having cold feet takes on …

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 …

The Diabetes-Sleep Apnea Link

Maybe your bedmate has noticed that you snore loudly and stop breathing for seconds or even minutes at a time, and then start again with a loud snort …

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 …