Diabetic Retinopathy: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Reviewed by: Qin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. 5/18. Overview Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetes complication that affects the eyes.  It’s caused by damage to …

What is the Difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

Reviewed by: Qin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. Are you confused about the various types of diabetes?  In this article, we’ll explore the different types of …

Glow-in-the-Dark Contact Lens Could One Day Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy

Researchers at Cal Tech in Pasadena, Calif., are developing a new device that may one day prevent diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of vision …

Understanding Insulin: Short-Acting to Long Acting, and Many More

There are several varieties of insulin, ranging from the short-acting to the long-acting insulin, and many more.  The truth is that all insulin is …

Gestational Diabetes: Managing Food Intake During Pregnancy

Reviewed by: Qin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. 4/18 A balanced and healthy diet is important during and after pregnancy and will help control blood glucose …

New Tattoo Sensor Could be the Future of Glucose Monitoring for Diabetes Patients

Frequent glucose monitoring is the name of the game when it comes to diabetes management.  And for the 29 million Americans living with it, checking …

Who Does Diabetes Affect?

Diabetes is a disease that can affect anyone regardless of their gender, race or ethnicity.  However, it is important to note that certain groups of …

Hypoglycemia in Diabetes: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Reviewed by Steven Chessler, M.D., Ph.D. 5/18. For individuals living with diabetes, hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is a condition that occurs when …

20 Countries with the Highest Diabetes Rates

Today, virtually all countries, irrespective of their epidemiological, economic developmental, and demographical variability, are being faced with an …

A Look at Complications: Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome and Diabetes Ketoacidosis

Reviewed by: Qin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. 4/18. Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome (HHS) and Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) are two complications of …