Diabetes Complications Articles

New Year's Resolutions for People with Diabetes

By Chris Clement No Comments

Learn how to avoid diabetes complications with these New Year's resolutions at Diabetic Connect.

Using Omega 3 to Fight Diabetes Inflammation

By sloane No Comments

Diabetes control is, of course, a mainstay of how we can prevent or perhaps put off getting complications.

What is Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)?

By Susan Sloane, BS, RPh, CDE 2 Comments

Diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA, occurs when blood glucose stays high for an extended period of time.

Research Links Diabetes and Dementia

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

New research from Japan has found that people with diabetes are at increased risk of getting Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia.

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: Prevention and At-Home Treatment Ideas

By Susan B. Sloane, BS, RPh, CDE 9 Comments

Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, or DPN, is one of the most common complications of diabetes, and also perhaps one of the most frustrating.

Know Your Risks: Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

By sloane No Comments

It's common for people with type 2 diabetes to also have sleep apnea, a sleep disorder in which people stop breathing many times throughout the night, often for one minute or more

Get a Flu Vaccine to Avoid Complications

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 1 Comment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say everyone age six months and older should get an annual flu vaccine. This includes you.

Preventing Diabetic Retinopathy

By Tim Hardwood 1 Comment

It is especially important for diabetics to have regular eye tests to prevent diabetic retinopathy. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Protect Your Feet: Tips to Prevent Diabetic Neuropathy Complications

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 2 Comments

The “worst-case-scenario” stories of diabetic neuropathy are terrifying.

Thyroid Disease and Diabetes: Are they related?

By sloane 4 Comments

Thyroid disease and diabetes are often linked. Learn about how they are related and how to recognize thyroid disorder symptoms.

The Importance of Oral Health when You Have Diabetes

By sloane No Comments

The mouth is reflective of much more than oral health, it reflects the health of the entire body

How to Check Your Feet for Signs of Diabetic Neuropathy and Sores

By Amy Tenderich 1 Comment

Take extra care in choosing footwear that fits well, avoid walking around barefoot, and inspect your feet yourself every day. 

How to Prevent Diabetes Foot Damage

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

Keeping your A1C, blood pressure, and lipid results (cholesterol and triglyceride levels) in a safe range are the most important factors to avoiding neuropathy.

Neuropathy Symptoms: Beware of Tingling Feet

By Amy Tenderich 3 Comments

If your feet are tingling, you may have neuropathy. Learn about your next steps here.

With Neuropathy, No Pain Isn't Always a Good Sign

By Amy Tenderich 1 Comment

If anything were really wrong with my foot, it would hurt … right? WRONG.

What is Diabetic Neuropathy? And What Does It Have to Do With Your Feet?

By Amy Tenderich 4 Comments

Do you really know why foot damage occurs with diabetes?