Diabetes Complications Articles

7 Blood Pressure Mistakes Even Some Good Doctors Make

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Here’s how you and your healthcare provider can avoid common errors that make your blood pressure look higher than it really is.

Why Is Smoking So Bad for People With Diabetes?

By Jewels Dosckiz 1 Comment

If there’s one thing you can do to stack the odds in your favor when diagnosed with diabetes, it’s stop smoking.

New Device Detects Diabetic Eye Disease Without an Eye Doctor

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Now you won’t have to see a specialist to find signs of dangerous diabetic retinopathy.

Will Exercise Protect Your Heart If Heart Disease Runs in Your Family?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn whether “bad” genes make higher heart risks inevitable.

Treating Overactive Bladder With Electrical Stimulation

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

Learn how gentle treatments can often reduce the urge to pee.

Why Your Heart Attack Risk Is Higher in the Morning

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

We’re learning more about this hazard—and steps you can take to help protect yourself.

The Obesity Paradox: Do Heavy People With Heart Disease Really Live Longer?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Recent findings challenge long-held beliefs. Here's what you should know.

Do Automated External Defibrillators Really Save Lives?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Here's what happens when inexperienced bystanders use this powerful medical tool in a crisis.

FDA Warns People With Heart Disease About Antibiotic

By U.S. Food and Drug Administration No Comments

Here's important information for those who are prescribed clarithromycin (also sold under the brand name Biaxin).

Why Some Women's Heart Attacks Go Undiagnosed

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Here's what you must know about gender differences in the way heart attack symptoms are treated.

Diabetes Complications: Reduce Your Cataract Risk

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn steps you can take to help preserve your precious eyesight.

This Change in Treating Strokes Could Save Your Life

By Kent Peterson No Comments

New guidelines may dramatically reduce the worst consequences of stroke in many cases.

Loneliness Linked to Health Risks: Finding Support for Better Heart Health

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

People who are isolated or feel lonely have a significantly higher heart disease risk, but it isn't too late to get support and possibly lower your risk.

Should You Just Say No to Clot-Busting Drugs?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

If you have a blood clot in your leg, other treatments may be preferable.

Find Irregular Heart Rhythms With Your Apple Watch

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Apple’s new study invites you to get a free app that watches for atrial fibrillation.

A Breakthrough Toward Replacing Dead Heart Tissue

By Kent Peterson No Comments

A newly developed “heart patch” may help crippled hearts beat strongly again.