Category Archives: Diabetes

Avoiding Eye Complications from Diabetes

diabetic eye problemsWhen you have diabetes, you already know you are at a higher risk for certain complications when it comes to your eyesight. While you have an increased chance for blindness over someone without diabetes, most diabetics...Read More

The Main Risk Factors for Diabetes

Diabetes Risk FactorsAccording to the National Diabetes Statistics Report from 2014, 9.3 percent of the entire population in the United States has diabetes. That’s over 29 million people in the country, both diagnosed and undiagnosed, with...Read More

Tips for a Diabetes-Friendly Halloween

Diabetes and HalloweenEven when you’re well past the recommended cut-off age for trick-or-treating, Halloween can be a tempting time of year for even the most health-conscious individuals! From bags of sugary and chocolatey candy to bowls ...Read More

Stress and Diabetes

stress and diabetesThroughout our lives, we all face certain stress from time to time. Stress is a physiological response to a perceived attack, event or activity that produces tension or strain. Stress can be physical, caused by an illnes...Read More

Common Symptoms of Diabetes

symptoms of diabetesEarly detection of diabetes is key to preventing the onset of complications. However, the problem is that some of the common diabetes symptoms are quite mild, so it might be difficult to even notice them in the first pla...Read More

Recent Advances in Diabetes Research

diabetes researchThe past several years have been active in regards to diabetes research. New advances in diabetes treatments and medications are evolving and becoming available to the public  and they show promise for not only better management of symptoms, but will als...Read More

Best Exercises for Diabetics

best exercises for diabeticsExercising regularly is important for those of all ages. Getting your heart rate up for at least 30 minutes a day, five days a week can help reduce the likelihood of a heart attack or stroke, strengthen bones, imp...Read More