Diabetes Complications Articles

Conjunctivitis: Having Diabetes Can Raise Your Risk

By Amy Campbell No Comments

Learn how you can help prevent this common eye problem, and see the warning signs to watch for.

Managing Tingling and Pain in Your Hands and Feet

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

Around 60 to 70 percent of people with diabetes develop some sort of neuropathy (nerve damage) according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Those with the highest risk…

Common Painkillers May Raise Your Heart Attack Risk

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Here’s what you should know about pills that are probably in your medicine cabinet now.

Which Diabetic Shoes Are Best for You?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

New findings can help you make smarter choices in footwear.

A New Weapon in the Fight Against Diabetic Eye Disease

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Spot a common complication of diabetes before it threatens your eyesight.

A Better Way to Lower Your Heart Risks?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Two heart-healthy measures may work better together than either one does alone.

Heart Pump May Restore Heart Health

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Groundbreaking research finds that severe heart failure may sometimes be reversed—eliminating the need for a transplant.

Diabetes May Be Deadlier Than You Think

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Learn more about the possible health risks associated with diabetes and how you can help to reduce them.

Optimize Eating Patterns for a Healthier Liver

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

Simple changes in your diet habits could help protect you from a common liver condition that often goes unnoticed.

Can I Use Metformin If I Have Kidney Dysfunction?

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

We now know more about who can safely benefit from this proven diabetes medication.

Valentine’s Day: A Reminder of the Relationship Between Diabetes and Heart Disease

By Tom Betar No Comments

The For Your Sweetheart campaign is encouraging people with type 2 diabetes to be informed about their increased risk for heart disease--and to discuss that risk with their doctors and loved ones.

Eating With the Harvest to Help Diabetes

By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE No Comments

Choosing the freshest foods all year round is good for your health, your blood sugar, and our planet.

The Hospital Effect

By Rachel Head, CDE No Comments

Guest blogger Rachel Head, CDE, talks about how to stay safe when you're hospitalized.

Chronic Kidney Disease

By Consumer Reports No Comments

Making hard choices about chronic kidney disease

Painkiller Choices With Kidney or Heart Problems

By Consumer Reports 2 Comments

What to do if you have kidney disease or heart problems.

Imaging Stress Tests: When you need them for your heart—and when you don’t

By Consumer Reports No Comments

Explore the pros and cons of getting imaging stress tests for your heart.