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Diabetic Skin Infections

April 13, 2022 Category :Diabetes Research 0

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 for this and both have to do with elevated blood sugar levels. First, many infection-causing microorganisms feed on the excess glucose in the blood of diabetics. On the other hand, the higher than normal glucose levels impair the immune system that fights infections. » Continue Reading

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Aggressive Pre-Diabetes Treatment cuts Diabetes Risk

May 30, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

New research found that an early and aggressive approach is an effective way to prevent and halt the chances of developing type 2 diabetes. The new study implies that those in the pre-diabetic phase who achieved a return to normal glucose levels, whether temporary or permanent, were less likely to develop type 2 diabetes 5.7 years later.

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