Diabetes Other Complications Articles

Why Is Smoking So Bad for People With Diabetes?

By Jewels Dosckiz 1 Comment

If there’s one thing you can do to stack the odds in your favor when diagnosed with diabetes, it’s stop smoking.

The Hospital Effect

By Rachel Head, CDE No Comments

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

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.

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.

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.

Could Your Digestive Issues Be Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency?

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency is relatively common in people with diabetes. Be aware of these signs, symptoms, and treatment options.

Staying Healthy With Diabetes: Hearing Loss

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE 1 Comment

Learn why diabetes may lead to hearing loss and see tips to help you prevent it.

How Diabetes Is Different for Women

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Women who have diabetes face unique health risks and medical issues.

Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Oral Health

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE 1 Comment

Learn how to prevent painful and expensive dental problems linked to poorly controlled diabetes.

Diabetes is the Root of Many Health Challenges

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

Be on the lookout for these not-so-common ailments that may be due to your diabetes.

Staying Healthy With Diabetes: Fatty Liver Disease

By Amy Campbell MS, RD, CDE No Comments

Unlike other complications, diabetes-related non-alcoholic fatty liver disease can often be reversed. Learn about causes, symptoms, treatments, and more.

Women: Is Diabetes Interfering With Your Sex Life?

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Learn how to manage sexual problems as a woman with diabetes.

Am I Losing My Mind? Could It Be Because of Diabetes?

By Jeanette Terry No Comments

Diabetes may cause mental decline in some people. Here's how to prevent and cope with this possible complication. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.