Diabetes Complications Articles

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.

4 Things You're Already Doing to Help Your Heart

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Even if you may not have the most heart-healthy lifestyle, there are probably still small things you're doing to improve your heart health.

Community Perspective: Reducing Diabetes Complications

By Tom Betar No Comments

Get advice from the "Diabetes Doc" about reducing or preventing complications that come with diabetes, such as kidney and eye disease.

The "4 Bs" to Reduce Your Risk of Complications

By Dr. Michael Dempsey 3 Comments

Dr. Michael Dempsey discusses the four ways you can help reduce your risk of developing diabetes complications.

Pancreas Wars: The Insulin Awakens

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

You think Star Wars is all about the light side versus the dark side, good versus evil, green lightsabers versus red lightsabers, but maybe it was really about diabetes all along.

The Link Between Diabetes and Psychiatric Disorders

By Tom Betar No Comments

There is a link between diabetes and psychiatric disorders, but there are many steps you can take to avoid the risk and maintain strong mental health even if you have diabetes.

Diabetes and Atrial Fibrillation

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Because atrial fibrillation and diabetes have many of the same risk factors, it's important to know how to lower your chances of developing one if you have the other.

Air Pollution May Heighten Cardiovascular Risks for Women With Diabetes

By Tom Betar No Comments

A new study found that diabetic women are at particular risk of cardiovascular disease when they are exposed to long-term air pollution.

Staying Healthy With Diabetes: Cancer

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE 1 Comment

Type 2 diabetes raises your cancer risk. Here’s how to lower it.

The Dangers of Tooth Loss With Diabetes

By Tom Betar No Comments

A recent study found that people with diabetes are about twice as likely to lose their teeth compared to people without diabetes. Regular oral hygiene care is critical to prevent this complication of diabetes.

Another Yeast Infection?

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Diabetes makes you more susceptible to yeast infections. RN and PWD Jewels Doskicz explains why, answers common questions, and discusses treatment.

5 Ways to Fit Exercise Into Your Already Busy Life

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

These five exercise tips will allow you to get the benefits of exercise with the few minutes you have to spare every day.

News Flash: Neuropathy Isn’t Just Found in Older People With Diabetes

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

Neuropathy isn't just for older adults with diabetes. Take action now to prevent problems and complications later on in life.

Neuropathy: What It Feels Like and How to Treat It

By Jewels Doskicz, RN 1 Comment

You've heard of neuropathy, but do you know what it feels like when you have it? RN Jewels Doskicz explores the pain and the treatments.