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Erectile Dysfunction and Diabetes

Erectile dysfunction dates back to 2000 B.C.and was even set down on Egyptian papyrus. There is perhaps no other condition that can humble a man more than the inability to perform the sexual act when the need arises. The term erectile dysfunction (ED), formerly called impotence, covers a range of disorders, but usually refers to […]

Gum Care Helps Control Diabetes

Getting treatment for moderately inflamed gums around the teeth can help people with diabetes keep their blood sugar levels under control. Related terms:statistics filipinos chronic periodontitis

Instant Messaging Aids in Diabetes Control

Instant messaging does not only help connect people throughout the globe, it has also been shown to help people with diabetes get better control of their disease. Korean researchers, whose study was published in the journal Diabetes Care, have shown that an automated instant messaging service could improve diabetes management. Dr. Chulsik Kim and colleagues […]

Fat Accumulation Key to Diabetes Risk

Fat accumulation in relation to body size influences a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study. Researchers in Netherlands studied the size of birth, adult body size, and sensitivity to the blood regularing hormone insulin in young adults. They found that a person’s fat mass in adulthood was the only […]

Higher Heart Rate May Signal Diabetes

Having a higher-than-normal heart rate while at rest increases a middle-aged person’s risk of developing diabetes in later life, or even dying from the disease, said researchers in a study published in the medical journal Diabetes Care. Related terms:lixisenatide heart ratelow heart rate and diabetes

Study Finds Vitamin D May Cut Diabetes Risk in Kids

Giving young children vitamin D supplements may lower their risk of developing type 1 diabetes in later life, according to a tem of researchers from St. Mary’s Hospital for Women and Children in Manchester, England. The study, published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, found that children who took vitamin D supplements were […]

Healthy Eating Tips to Prevent Diabetes

As the old saying goes, “An ounce-of prevention is better than a pound of cure”. Prevention is the best cure for any disease, especially diabetes, as lots of things can be done to prevent or delay the onset of the disease. Good diet is one of the most important components of your diabetes prevention plan. […]

Preventing Diabetes in Children

It is a well-known fact that diabetes is a disease whose prevalence is increasing at disturbingly alarming rates worldwide. And while much attention is focused on the incidence of type 2 diabetes, especially with the epidemic of childhood obesity, the incidence of type 1 diabetes which is classically associated with children is increasing as well. […]

Pre-Diabetes: A Wake Up Call

This familiar line of mine usually echoes in the four corners of my clinic: “You’re not yet a diabetic but you’re already walking the line of being one and i f you do not start modifying your lifestyle, you will one day wake up as a full-blown diabetic…” My patients would usually come up with […]

A Pill to Prevent Diabetes?

What if your entire life could be compressed into a twelve-hour clock ; and you knew you would develop diabetes at the eleventh hour, would a you turn the hands of time before it o struck eleven? Wishful thinking? Perhaps. But in a way, it IS possible to reset the 3 clock of diabetes. Related […]