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High blood pressure is a problem in itself; coupled with Diabetes, It’s harder to Control

High blood pressure is a problem in itself; coupled with Diabetes, It’s harder to Control

Posted 05 July 2011 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

High blood pressure is one of the producers of What Causes Diabetes that you can control. People who suffer from high blood pressure are more likely to contract diabetes. Do what you are capable of to manage your cholesterol level and keep tabs on your blood pressure. This means it is a necessity for you to [...]

Control Is Key to Good Diabetes Management

Control Is Key to Good Diabetes Management

Posted 19 April 2011 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

Controlling your blood sugar levels is the key to good health and extends lifespan. Our body didn’t develop to metabolize the massive amount of carbohydrate calories consumed by many people currently.  Manage carbohydrates and alcohol consumption to reduce your triglycerides.  Take control of your diet, your exercise and how often you test. Then you can [...]

Lowering your A1C Levels

Lowering your A1C Levels

Posted 27 December 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

Some people have found that insulin pump therapy offers tighter control and even more flexibility in accordance with their lifestyle. They are able to quickly and easily control the continuous flow of insulin in response to their body’s needs and if you’re type 1, insulin can be your best friend. Initial treatment for people with [...]

Gum Disease and Diabetes, (Gingivitis and Periodontitis)

Gum Disease and Diabetes, (Gingivitis and Periodontitis)

Posted 26 November 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

Periodontitis is an inflammation of the periodontium, (the tissues that support the teeth). Studies show that people with insufficient blood sugar control seem to develop gum disease more frequently and more severely than people who have good management over their diabetes. Diabetes slows circulation, which can also make the gum tissues more susceptible to infections. [...]

People Living with Diabetes are Twice as Likely to Develop Serious Gum Disease

People Living with Diabetes are Twice as Likely to Develop Serious Gum Disease

Posted 14 November 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

   For the nearly 24 million Americans that have diabetes, many may be surprised to learn about an unexpected complication associated with this condition. Research shows that there is an increased prevalence of gum disease among those with diabetes, adding serious gum disease to the list of other complications associated with diabetes, such as heart disease, [...]

The Cause of Diabetes

The Cause of Diabetes

Posted 10 November 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

The cause of diabetes depends on the type. Type 2 diabetes is due primarily to lifestyle factors and genetics. Type 1 diabetes is also partly inherited and then triggered by certain infections, with some evidence pointing at Coxsackie B4 virus. There is a genetic element in individual susceptibility to some of these triggers which has been traced [...]

Severe Hypoglycemia

Severe Hypoglycemia

Posted 09 November 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

People with type one diabetes mellitus who must take insulin in full replacement doses are most vulnerable to episodes of hypoglycemia. It is usually mild enough to reverse by eating or drinking carbohydrates, but blood glucose occasionally can fall fast enough and low enough to produce unconsciousness before hypoglycemia can be recognized and reversed. Hypoglycemia [...]