Diabetes Complications Articles
New studies have found that low doses of niacin offer a safe, effective treatment for diabetics with cholesterol imbalance. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.
Researchers in Sweden have observed that because of the better information that patients now receive regarding foot care, amputations rates are falling.
The FDA has approved Lucentis for treating diabetic eye disease, or diabetic macular edema (DME), which can cause blindness in people with diabetes.
Research demonstrates that the topical gel clonidine decreases foot pain for diabetic patients suffering from neuropathy.
I cannot get over what I saw one day at the pharmacy. Cedrik, a young man in a wheelchair, was trying to reach for an item from the over-the-counter section in front of the pharmacy…
Truth be told, people who have diabetes several factors to worry about and it can get confusing at times. During my pharmacy career I realized that there are several factors that are confusing and have…
Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disorder. Learn how to prevent it at Diabetic Connect.
There have been correlations seen between diabetes and osteoporosis, predominantly in type 1 patients, but some of the complications of diabetes — such as neuropathy, blood vessel changes and kidney disease — can create problems…
Polycystic ovary syndrome is associated with insulin resistance and in some cases causes diabetes.
I've often taken it for granted that all diabetics monitor their blood sugar regularly and know the symptoms of hypoglycemia and how to resolve it.
People with diabetes need to pay special attention to some crucial food safety tips to avoid getting sick with pathogens such as salmonella and others.
Studies have shown that kidney disease, also called diabetic nephropathy, is a potential long-term consequence of diabetes.
Diabetes can cause problems from head to toe – literally.
You’ve probably heard about neuropathy. But how much do you actually know about this dangerous diabetes complication?
If you already have neuropathy, you can often relieve associated pain with medication.
Almost half of all people with diabetes have neuropathies, or nerve damage.