Diabetes Complications Articles

New High Blood Pressure Guidelines: What You Must Know

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

The high blood pressure number that doubles your heart risk is lower than experts had thought.

Do You Really Need a Stent?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

Surprising findings suggest stents may not help many people who get them.

Cholesterol Pills Linked to Diabetes Risk

By Kent Peterson No Comments

New findings may reignite an old debate about the safety of statin drugs.

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

Learn about treatment options for damaged nerves to help you control symptoms and prevent further damage.

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 6 Comments

New findings can help you make smarter choices in footwear.

A New Weapon in the Fight Against Diabetic Eye Disease

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

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.