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Nutrition Standards for Juvenile Diabetics

Sunday, November 18th, 2007 Posted in Information, News & Articles | No Comments »

The nutritional recommendations for juveniles with diabetes are much the same as the general population in this country. Children with diabetes need to eat a well balanced and healthy diet in order to keep their blood sugar levels in ...

Understanding The Link Between Erectile Dysfunction And Diabetes

Wednesday, July 11th, 2007 Posted in Information, News & Articles | No Comments »

Do you suffer from erectile dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction is a common problem for men, especially if you have diabetes. It is defined as the inability to get or keep an erection. It is not only a physical problem, however, ...

New Treatment for Diabetes

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007 Posted in Information | No Comments »

While new treatments for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are being developed all the time, none of these have withstood the ultimate test - of time. Treatments offered for diabetes are dependent on a number of factors: The type ...

Insulin Resistance - How It Starts and What We Can Do about It

Wednesday, June 13th, 2007 Posted in Foods & Eating, Information | No Comments »

Insulin resistance has reached epidemic proportions in the developed world. Closely associated with obesity, the main causes are too many refined sugars and starches, and inactivity. What is insulin resistance? What causes it, and what can we do to get ...

Scientific Progress Against Diabetic Retinopathy

Sunday, August 20th, 2006 Posted in Information | No Comments »

You probably already know the very common eye condition brought about by diabetes -- diabetic retinopathy which is caused by the swelling and leaking of blood vessels or the growth of abnormal new blood vessels on the surface of ...

What are the Complications of Diabetes?

Saturday, July 15th, 2006 Posted in Information, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

Much of the treatment of diabetes is the prevention and avoidance of complications. The complications of diabetes include heart disease, stroke, eye problems which can cause blindness, kidney disease, and vascular problems that can lead to foot amputation. Sixty ...

Tips On How To Live With Diabetes

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006 Posted in Health & Exercise, Information | No Comments »

If you have diabetes, you know that caring for your health is very important. It may be overwhelming at first to learn to control your diabetes, but adding this to your schedule can have big rewards. A few of ...

Diabetes - A Disease Of The Modern Age

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005 Posted in Information, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

There are two major variations of the disease – Type 1 and Type 2, and they are completely different in root cause. There also exists a type of the disease known as gestational diabetes that is only suffered by pregnant ...

Winning Tactics For Traveling With Diabetes

Friday, August 13th, 2004 Posted in Information | No Comments »

Having diabetes does not mean that the world is ending. If you are having the urge to travel, then go ahead, do not let it keep you. But then, you need to take care of your supplies first before going. Being ...

Is There A Connection Between Diabetes and Hair Loss?

Saturday, July 17th, 2004 Posted in Information | No Comments »

If you have diabetes and you start losing your hair, you may be experiencing diabetes related hair loss. Although the connection was long thought to have already been established, the link between diabetes and hair loss needs to be further ...