Looking at Alcohol Consumption and Diabetes

Did you know April is National Alcohol Awareness Month? The day was established by The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. …

Diabetes Rankings in the United States

Where does your state rank in terms of prevalence of diabetes? Today, in the United States, diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the …

Diabetic Neuropathy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Reviewed by: Steven Chessler, M.D., Ph.D. 5/18. The nerves in our body are very important to our health and play significant roles in the body.  …

Number of Americans with Untreated Diabetes on the Rise

According to the Centers for Disease Control National Diabetes Statistics Report from 2017, 7.2 million or 23.8% of Americans have diabetes but are …

Gestational Diabetes: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Reviewed by Qin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. 4/18. Gestational diabetes, or diabetes that occurs in the second and third trimester of pregnancy and resolves at …

Can Type 2 Diabetes be Reversed?

More research is pointing to the fact that diabetes can be reversed with a tight control on diet, exercise and medication. A recent study published …

American Diabetes Association Alert Day ® 2018

Diabetes Alert Day is here!  This day, observed annually on the fourth Tuesday of March is a 1-day wake-up call to inform the American public about …

Diabetes Diagnosis and When to Get Screened

An unprecedented number of people are living with diabetes today in the United States without even knowing it.  According to the National Institute …

What Causes Diabetes in Men and Women?

Diabetes is a metabolic condition characterized by high sugar levels in the blood. This happens when the body doesn’t produce enough of the hormone …

Life Expectancy For Diabetes Patients and How it Can be Improved

Diabetes, for far too long, has been characterized as a condition that shortens the life expectancy.  Earlier, it was a condition that was diagnosed …