Category Archives: Diabetes / Endocrine Disorders

Health Risks For Young Adults — Don’t Take Them Lightly

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Health issues that plague men and women in their early 20s and 30s fall into two distinct categories. There are problems that could be defined as lifestyle choices, including accidental deaths, suicide, drug overdoses, and, to some degree, obesity. And

How To Keep Diabetes In Check During The Holidays

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For many of us, the holiday season brings thoughts of reunion, happiness, and celebration. But reconnecting with family and friends doesn’t always happen on its own. Sometimes, you have to commute to another town/city/country in order to spend Thanksgiving, Christmas,

Are Diabetes Medications Causing Heart Problems?

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For years it has been a question whether common diabetes medications are actually causing heart problems for those it is administered to. Six million Americans could be at risk already, and that number is growing every year. This means extensive

Diabetes and Alcohol Use | How Can it Affect You?

Alcohol Can Contribute To…   Alcohol can contribute to your health in an endless number of ways. People may have the conception that alcohol is safe. However this is far from the truth. Alcohol can worsen many diseases and damage

Gestational Diabetes Testing and Symptoms

Gestational diabetes is defined as increased blood glucose levels as a result of pregnancy. A woman’s hormones can go “ crazy” for lack of a better word during pregnancy. These hormones circulate throughout the blood and can possibly interfere with

Prevalence of Diabetes Disease | Diabetic Nephropathy Devastation

Diabetes disease is a lifelong condition that tends to get worse as the individual ages. The prevalence of diabetes is continuing to rise due to the aging of the general population throughout the world. According to the American Diabetes Association,