The American Diabetes Association estimates that 500,000 to 1 million people in the US have type 1 diabetes and thousands are still not diagnosed. For a diabetic, this can cause serious long-term complications unless properly managed.
Most of us wouldn't worry about a minor scrape or bump, but diabetes complicates wound care almost as much as it disrupts your diet.
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 [...]
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 [...]