Tag Archives: Diabetes complications

A Link Between Cancer and Diabetes?

Cancer and diabetes aren’t mentioned too often in the same sentence. The major clinical trials linking tight control to a reduction in “risk” talk about nephropathy, neuropathy and retinopathy. Rarely in the dense verbiage of statistical analysis was made mention … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Diabetes and Heart Disease

In addition to having an endocrinologist to help you control your blood glucose levels, many patients with diabetes could use a cardiologist looking over their shoulder. That’s because diabetes is as much a macrovascular disease as it is a microvascular … Continue reading

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Could You Repeat That?: How Diabetes Can Affect Hearing

Maybe it’s from all those mega-decibel rock concerts of your youth or just the ravages of old age, but you find yourself turning up the volume on the radio or TV with increasing frequency. And you are asking people to … Continue reading

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Back in Sandals? Check Your Feet!

Bright reds, yellows, aquas with ankle straps and pretty buckles or maybe a sensible Birkenstock in neutral tan: it’s getting to be sandal season again. There’s nothing finer than feeling a gently warm breeze between your toes on a glorious … Continue reading

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Diabetes Foot Care: Picking the Right Shoes

People with diabetes are prone to a number of problems with their feet, stemming from circulatory and nervous system complications which can contribute to pain and foot deformities By paying close, regular attention to your feet, you can prevent many … Continue reading

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Diabetes Foot Care: The Basics

When you have diabetes, it’s important to get your feet checked at least twice a year by a physician.  Having diabetes can lead to circulatory and nervous system problems which can contribute to pain and foot deformities. While abundant  information … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Heart Risk

If you have diabetes, you could also have an elevated risk of developing cardiovascular disease, which can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Cardiovascular disease can be brought on or complicated by poor leg circulation, also a risk for … Continue reading

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