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Get Rid of Fungal Nail Infection

September 5, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Onychomycosis (OM) or fungal infection of the nail plate (fingernail or toenail) may be due to a dermatophyte (yeast) or non-dermatophyte (mould) invasion. The actual infection is of the bed of the nail and of the plate under the surface of the nail. Its prevalence in diabetic patients is around 26 percent and it can be found to be three times more common in diabetics compared to non-diabetic individuals. Other synonymous terms used for this fingernail infection are “ringworm of the nail” or “tinea unguium” if they are caused by a dermatophyte. » Continue Reading

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Skin Disorders and Diabetes

March 15, 2015 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

People with diabetes should be aware of the potentially serious skin problems related to the disease, which can be managed with early diagnosis and treatment. Diabetic skin disorders are primarily rooted to poor blood circulation and the inability of the skin to receive proper nutrition to fight off diseases and bacteria, to which it is most vulnerable because of its constant exposure to them.

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Herbal Cure for Fungal Infection

October 5, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

Fungal infection is infection caused by a fungus as opposed to bacteria such as athlete’s foot, Candida, or jock itch are often cause by unhealthy hygiene and weak immune system which allowed fungi to thrive in said areas. An infected area is easily diagnosed by simple visual examination. Affected area is often reddish and itchy. Fungal infection often develops in areas such as in the groin area and toes, where it is warm, dark and humid, which are exactly the necessary ingredients for fungi to survive and thrive.

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Diabetics and Dentures

August 15, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetics are generally advised not to wear dentures to prevent the possibility of getting oral candida or thrush, a fungal or yeast infection that is prevalent among diabetics wearing dentures. Diabetics who wear dentures often suffer from candida infection problems controlling your blood glucose levels can result to dry mouth and decreased saliva flow.

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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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