Deabetic Health Risks RSS feed for this section


Diabetic foot pain and Acupuncture

by T. Hawk MS, L. Ac Diabetic foot pain and Acupuncture Acupuncture is one of the oldest and most common forms of alternative therapy used today. It has existed for more than 2,500 years and was used by the Emperors of long ago to treat many maladies. It was also administered to the Emperor’s soldiers…

Continue Reading
diabetes and GERD

Diabetes and GERD

By Jewels Doskicz Got heartburn? Diabetes and Gerd – According to JNM, you’re probably in the minority if you don’t. Research has uncovered that between 25 to 75 percent of people living with diabetes also have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). What is GERD? Diabetes and GERD – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is a condition that manifests…

Continue Reading
arthritis and diabetes

Geriatrics Arthritis and Diabetes

By Mark E. Welch, AS, CPhT, Columnist Geriatrics Arthritis and Diabetes. I write frequently when it comes to older folks with diabetes. Certain things become a problem when dealing with how to deal with this cursed disease. When I was working as a Pharmacy  Technician  an older gentle came into the Pharmacy and was clueless…

Continue Reading

No more insulin diabetic woman benefits from cell transplant

No more insulin diabetic woman benefits from cell transplant. Dr. Camillo Ricordi, director of the Diabetes Reseach Institute, explains the islet cell transplant as recipient, Wendy Peacock, right, looks on. BY AMY SHERMAN |   Physicians with the Diabetes Research Institute at UHealth used a groundbreaking islet-cell transplant procedure to reverse diabetes in a…

Continue Reading
lactose ntolerance and diabetes

Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance

By Mark E. Welch, AS, CPhT Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance.  It has come to my attention that I have a problem holding down milk products. I do not drink milk, ice cream or any other dairy products per say. However, after learning that Pasteurized Heavy cream has no carbs and literally…

Continue Reading

Parenting Your Teen with Type 1 Diabetes

By Nicole Kofman and Ashley Dartnell Parenting Your Teen with Type 1 Diabetes For most families, “‘adolescence is second only to infancy’ in terms of the upheaval it generates” within a household. Add managing type 1 diabetes into the mix, and things can get complicated. For parents, it can be daunting to balance giving teens…

Continue Reading