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Diabetes and Gastroparesis

September 9, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Gastroparesis is a long-standing disorder of the stomach characterized by delayed emptying of the stomach in the absence of mechanical obstruction. Simply put, the stomach takes too long to empty its contents. Gastroparesis may present with a variety of symptoms, which include early satiety, nausea, vomiting, bloating, and upper abdominal discomfort. » Continue Reading

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Diabetes Delusional Disorder

September 6, 2015 Category :Emotional Wellness 0

Have you seen a person who believes in things which are untrue, unreasonable and sometimes weird? If yes, that person is suffering from delusions. A person who suffers delusion is someone who is very convinced that his beliefs are real. This person thinks differently compared to a normal person. He or she tends to imagine things which do not exist. Delusion, in medical sense, is believed to be a medical syndrome that happens when created or imagines visions or fantasy are being prioritized by a person. This is a medical impairment that is hard to cure. Sometimes, it is related to diabetes. People who are suffering from diabetes do have this disease.

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Pigmentation Disorders for Diabetics

November 4, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes is a disease which has many complications and can manifest itself in different ways. One of the most common manifestations of diabetes is through the skin in terms of texture or discoloration. One of the most common skin pigmentation disorders cause by diabetes Vitilgo or leucoderma. This condition essentially manifests itself as white patches on the skin, which is primarily caused by the damage or the insufficiency of melanin which is the skin coloring pigment. The white patches or spots can be found anywhere in the patient from face, to body to extremities but is more common in the chest and abdomen. If this happens, it is advisable for to wear sunscreen protective lotion in affected areas which is vulnerable to sunburn.

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Diabetic Foot Ulcer Care

September 26, 2013 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetic people are at risk of developing foot sores, foot ulcers, or open sore wound in the foot which results due to complication of diabetes and can result to the lower leg amputations. Foot ulcers are very common among people with diabetes and is in fact the most common reason why people with diabetes stay in the hospital. Foot ulcers develop because diabetes is a metabolic disorder that obstructs the body’s normal wound healing process. Thus, a small or simple wound in the foot of a diabetic person can gradually worsen, get infected and result to foot ulcer, in which the wound continues to remain fresh and the bacterial infection will start to attack other skin and tissue causing the wound to enlarge.

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