Diabetes and Migraine!

Patients with diabetes and migraine have a similar problem – They often tend to have more than one condition. It would be one thing if you could just focus on diabetes, but this is rarely what happens. Instead, you end up fighting a variety of ailments. For example, what if it’s diabetes plus low back … Read more

Diabetes Foot Pain – Ouch!

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Diabetes foot pain is one of the most common problems you can have. Yet, most of the time, the feet are like the Rodney Dangerfield of our bodies. They get no respect. You simply take them for granted. However, when you have diabetes foot pain, you sometimes can’t think of anything else but your feet. … Read more

Diabetes and Angina

Diabetes and angina are linked, maybe not surprisingly, because of the comprehensive effects of diabetes and the negative conditions it tends to cause or enhance. As if you didn’t already have enough to think about. Let’s take a look how diabetes interacts with angina and exactly what you need to know about angina. What is … Read more

Depression and Diabetes – You Need to Talk About It!

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Depression and diabetes is a serious problem. Diabetics are more than twice as likely to suffer from depression as non-diabetics. Twice as likely! Unfortunately, the news gets worse. As diabetes complication get more serious, suffering from depression becomes more likely. Curiously, researchers are not entirely sure what causes this phenomenon. Let’s take a look at … Read more

Candida Albicans and Diabetes

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Candida albicans and diabetes are strongly linked. Candida is a yeast like fungus that causes various types of infections, often referred to as candidiasis. There are over 200 different types or candida species, the most common being Candida Albicans (50%-60% of all cases). This fungus is a major cause of vaginal yeast infections, diaper rash … Read more

Diabetic Dermopathy

Diabetic Dermopathy is widely considered the most common skin condition affecting people with diabetes. In fact, estimates suggest that as many as 50 percent of all diabetics have or have had the condition. The dermopathy is also referred to as skin spots or pigmented pretibial patches. Causes I am sure you will not be surprised … Read more

Diabetes And Itchy Skin – Feeling Itchy?

If you have diabetes and itchy skin you are not alone. The causes and treatment of itching related to diabetes is not mysterious. Let’s see what we can do to stop that itchy feeling. Localized itching is often caused by diabetes, because of complications arising from improperly managed blood sugar levels. This manifests itself in … Read more

Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic ketoacidosis and diabetic acidosis, is a serious health condition that can be life threatening to people with diabetes. Typically, diabetics with type 1 diabetes are affected, but people with type 2 can experience the condition as well. While there are various levels of acidosis that may not require seeing a doctor, hospitalization is often … Read more