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Diabetes and Dementia

November 30, 2008 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes has long been associated with serious complications such as strokes, heart attacks and limb amputations. Yet long-term poorly controlled diabetes may bring about complications that may not be as dreadful and life-threatening but are debilitating to the individual just the same. One such complication is dementia. » Continue Reading

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Unnerving Truth About Diabetic Neuropathy

November 30, 2008 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research 0

Consider this as your daily fare – pins and needles piercing your toes or a hundred critters crawling under your skin or tiny blades dicing your soles or the sensation of treading barefoot on coal. Today it could be that irksome numbness on your fingers, tomorrow it could be an irrepressible burning pain in your feet. In no time, you turn into a nervous wreck. Literally. But sans the hysteria. » Continue Reading

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Diabetes and Depression

November 29, 2008 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Mood disorders otherwise known as affective disorders are a large group of disorders that present with a change in mood and related disturbances. Among the different mood disorders, major depression is the most commonly seen. Depression is a serious medical condition that affects thoughts, feelings, and the ability to function in everyday life. Depression can occur at any age. This has a lifetime prevalence of about 15 percent. The risk for such a form depression is 10 to 25 percent for women and five to 12 percent for men. » Continue Reading

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Exercising in the Summer Heat

November 29, 2008 Category :Fitness 0

Summer is a great time to get active with outdoor activities like hiking, jet skiing, wind surfing, cycling, and swimming. There’s something refreshing and invigorating about working out with the wind in your face and the sun on your back. But exercising in the heat can have hidden dangers, especially for diabetics who are more prone to dehydration and overheating than other people. To keep safe and enjoy the rest of your summer workouts, heed the following tips. » Continue Reading

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Vitamin B Complex for Diabetic Nerve Damage?

November 29, 2008 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Are B complex vitamins effective for remedies for diabetic nerve damage?

Nerve damage due to diabetes or diabetic polyneuropathy presents with different types and symptoms. It may be painful but often presents with numbness. This is common, occurring in as much as 50 percent of diabetics, and is usually associated with poor glucose control. Majority of patients are prescribed a regimen of Vitamin B complex preparations for long periods of time. » Continue Reading

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Ginkgo Prevents Memory Loss?

November 29, 2008 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Should Diabetics take Ginkgo to prevent memory loss?

There are no convincing studies, to date, that support the use of ginkgo in the diabetic population for the specific purpose of preventing memory loss. Ginkgo is a dietary supplement derived from the leaves of Ginkgo biloba, an ornamental tree. Ginkgo biloba is also known as gingko, gingkco, hill apricot, maiden hair tree, kew tree, oriental plum tree, silver apricot, silver fruit, and silver plume. » Continue Reading

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Let’s Live a Healthy Life!

November 28, 2008 Category :Healthy News 0

Welcome to All About Diabetes! Our main goal is give all the information needed to having a healthy living to persons with Diabetes. As much as we hate to admit it, Diabetes is a disease that will really push you to your limits. All we can do, is help you by providing sufficient knowledge in coping with diabetes.

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