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Afra Willmore
Afra Willmore
January 15, 2019
If your loved one has recently received a diabetes diagnosis or has been a diabetic their whole lives, here are some tips for living with a diabetic.

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Sweaty and Irritable? You Could be Hypoglycemic!

One of the things diabetics often worry about is hypoglycemia - their blood sugar dropping dangerously low suddenly and unexpectedly without them noticing.
by Afra Willmore on October 23, 2018
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Can Prediabetes Turn Into Type 2 Diabetes?

If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes, you may be wondering if you're at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Learn more about what prediabetes is.
by Rebecca Paciorek on September 18, 2018
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The Dangers of Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome

Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome (HHNS) is a serious medical condition caused by blood glucose levels that are dangerously high.
by Colleen Kelly on July 17, 2018
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Is Nerve Damage a Complication of Diabetes?

Diabetic neuropathy is caused by a number of factors including high blood sugar levels, uncontrolled diabetes, having kidney disease, and being overweight.
by Colleen Kelly on April 18, 2018
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Understanding How Diabetes Affects the Pancreas

People with type 2 diabetes can produce insulin. Read on to learn more about the connection between pancreas and diabetes here.
by Colleen Kelly on March 27, 2018
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Why Do Diabetics Have High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure and diabetes is a potentially dangerous combination. Consider these tips for monitoring and managing your blood pressure.
by Colleen Kelly on March 20, 2018
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What Are the Complications of Uncontrolled Diabetes?

Uncontrolled blood sugars can lead to a host of diabetes complications including vision problems, heart disease, damage to the kidneys and more.
by Colleen Kelly on January 30, 2018
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What Causes Diabetes Dizziness?

Since there is a chance your body is using dizziness as an early warning system, check your blood sugar levels to ensure there isn't a larger problem.
by Afra Willmore and Colleen Kelly on November 30, 2017
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What Is Diabetic Ketoacidosis?

What is diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)? – DKA is a serious life-threatening condition which occurs when the body has no insulin.
by Colleen Kelly on October 12, 2017
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Why Taking Care of Your Feet Is Important

Prevention of diabetic foot through good diabetic foot care is the best medicine for avoiding numbness, painful sores, and dangerous bacterial infections.
by Angela Finlay and Colleen Kelly on September 8, 2017
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