Diabetes: Causes and Effects

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at least one out of three people will develop diabetes in their lifetime.Diabetes mellitus (DM) is the seventh leading cause of death in people living in the United States, and the leading cause of kidney failure, non-traumatic lower-limb amputations, and new cases of blindness. It [...]

July 10th, 2015|Categories: Food|Tags: , , |

Diabetes in Pregnancy: More Common Than You Think

Sugar and spice may be nice for baby girls, but extra sugar in the bloodstream during pregnancy signals a condition that requires special medical attention. During pregnancy, some women's bodies will not make enough insulin for them to metabolize sugar the way they do when they are not pregnant, leaving extra glucose or sugar [...]

June 25th, 2015|Categories: Family|Tags: , , |