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Skin Care Products for Diabetics

Thelma has been a diabetic for as long as she could remember. Aside from suffering from the typical blood sugar worries, having an unusual parched and scaly skin comes second on her worry list. Added to that, she was told that a mere crack in her skin caused by dryness may lead to infection and […]

Light Therapy Not Really Better for Diabetic Nerve Damage

According to a study reported in the medical journal Diabetes Care, a type of light therapy, which involves infrared light called monochromatic infrared energy (MIRE), is no more effective or better than sham therapy for treating nerve damage or neuropathy in people with diabetes. Related terms:light therapy for nerve damagemire light therapylight therapy studies on […]

Not Enough Insulin May Cut Diabetic Women’s Lifespan

Women with type 1 diabetes who are taking less insulin than what is required to control the disease may inadvertently find that their lifespan is reduced by more than a decade, according to a recent study conducted by the Joslin Diabetes Research Center in Boston. Related terms:joslin and bostonnorth carolina and insulin and cut

Substitute Skin may prevent Foot Amputations

It may well be something out of a science fiction novel a substitute from cells, which will be used in aiding hard-to-heal diabetic foot ulcers. Related terms:amputations due to diabetic foot philippinesdermagraft in philippinesdermagraft philippines where to buydiabetic foot amputation amount philippinesdiabetic foot cream philippinesfiberglass durog dermal substitutefoot cream diabetics philippinessubstitute skinSubstitute Skin may prevent […]

Removable Walker Cast for Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Diabetic plantar ulcers heal just as well with removable walker casts as with nonremovable fiberglass total-contact casts, a new study reveals. Related terms:removable cast walkerremovable walkerocclusive walking castremovable walking casts for diabetic ulcersremovable cast for footstabil-d cast walkercast walker diabetic stabil dcast walker diabetic ulcurremovable cast walkers diabetic foot ulcersstabil D diabeticcustom removable casts for […]

Dialysis Linked to Foot Ulcers

Having constant dialysis treatment usually requires dishing out huge amounts of cash. In fact, it’s so financially taxing that it may even literally cost you a leg someday. According to a recent report, dialysis treatment have been independently linked to foot ulcerations, a skin ulcer that can lead to foot amputation if unchecked, in patients […]

Common Skin Problems among Diabetics

Diabetes mellitus is a common cause of health problems and death, not only in the Philippines but in the whole world. In diabetes, insulin is lacking, either partly or completely, leading to gross defects in glucose (sugar), fat, and protein metabolism. Because of these defects, the organs that are most commonly affected include the heart, […]

Travel Smarts for the Jetsetting Diabetic

Traveling is just inevitable for humans. For some professionals, traveling to other countries is like hitting two birds with one stone—meeting with clients, and at the same, getting to explore and unearth the secrets of that destination. For the born adventure seeker, traveling may mean getting to know diverse cultures or just getting to see […]

Diabetic Traveler’s First Aid Kit

If you have diabetes, just think of diabetes as a star-struck lover who will never leave your side, no matter how far on a package tour or cruise or bus ride you go. There is no escaping it, even if you’re near the peak of Mount Fuji or inside the pyramids of Giza. It does […]

Diabetic Skin Infections

People with diabetes are more prone to skin problems than people who do not have diabetes. As many as one-third of people afflicted with diabetes will have a diabetes-related skin disorder at some time in their lives. In fact, skin problems are sometimes the first signs that a person has diabetes. There are two reasons […]