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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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

November 14th is World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day

Posted 08 November 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

November 14th  marks World Diabetes Day – a global awareness campaign led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) that highlights the diabetes epidemic and aims to bring hope to the of millions people living with diabetes worldwide. World Diabetes Day has been observed since 1991, when it was first created by the International Diabetes Federation [...]

Some Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

Some Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

Posted 06 November 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | 1 Comment

Diabetes often goes undiagnosed because many of its symptoms seem so harmless. Some people will have no symptoms before they are diagnosed with diabetes. Others may notice these symptoms as the first signs of type one diabetes, or when the blood sugar is too high: Feeling tired or fatigued Feeling hungry Being very thirsty Urinating [...]