Category: Prevention

Don’t Let High Blood Pressure Increase Your Risks
[ 0 ] 08/14/12

Don’t Let High Blood Pressure Increase Your Risks

If you have diabetes, you are at risk for a variety of complications including vision loss and kidney disease.  Having high ...
Lower your Risk of Pre-Diabetes Progression
[ 0 ] 07/18/12

Lower your Risk of Pre-Diabetes Progression

If you have pre-diabetes, you may assume that someday you will end up with diabetes.  But that may not necessarily be true....
Protect Your Pancreas Through Diet
[ 0 ] 04/3/12

Protect Your Pancreas Through Diet

The pancreas is the gland organ in the abdomen that produces the hormone insulin.  When the pancreas becomes overworked or s...
High Blood Sugar Increases Risks for Baby
[ 0 ] 04/3/12

High Blood Sugar Increases Risks for Baby

Diabetes is a condition that results when blood sugar or blood glucose levels are too high.  Women with type 1 or type 2 dia...
Diabetes Can Cause Skin Darkening
[ 0 ] 03/19/12

Diabetes Can Cause Skin Darkening

One possible side effect of diabetes is the skin condition acanthosis nigricans (ak-an-THOE-sis NIE-grih-kuns).  Although th...
Know What Affects Insulin Absorption
[ 1 ] 03/9/12

Know What Affects Insulin Absorption

People with type 1 diabetes do not produce any insulin.  People with type 2 diabetes may produce too little insulin or may n...
Don’t Let Diabetes Damage Your Kidneys
[ 0 ] 02/17/12

Don’t Let Diabetes Damage Your Kidneys

If you have diabetes, your kidneys are at risk of being damaged by the disease.  Diabetes is the most common cause of kidney...
Steps to Reduce Diabetic Kidney Damage
[ 0 ] 02/17/12

Steps to Reduce Diabetic Kidney Damage

People who have type 1 diabetes (formerly known as juvenile diabetes) are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney dise...
Diabetes Increases Heart Disease & Stroke Risk at All Ages
[ 1 ] 02/17/12

Diabetes Increases Heart Disease & Stroke Risk at All Ages

People with diabetes are twice as likely to develop heart disease or to have a stroke as people who do not have diabetes.  B...