Educate yourself about the various diabetes complications and how they affect your body. Take steps to protect yourself from the complications and their associated conditions.
Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, MD. Updated 8/5/19. Many ex-smokers say quitting was the hardest thing they ever did. Quitting is hard because smoking is
New research from Mayo Clinic finds that more than 2.3 million adult patients in the U.S. are likely being treated too intensively for their
Reviewed by Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFNC. Dressed up, dressed down, propped up, or running around town, feet bear the brunt of our hectic
A new hormone injection may aid weight loss in obese patients with diabetes, possibly giving patients an alternative to gastric bypass surgery, a
Women with diabetes and obesity who are pregnant are more likely to suffer a stillbirth, a new study from Scotland finds. For the study, researchers
By: Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFCN. Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, MD. Updated 7/30/19. Your skin is the largest organ of your body. Rather than
If you have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), your doctor may put you on a special diet designed to
There are two main forms of fatty liver disease: Non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD): Fat buildup in the liver that is not linked to drinking alcohol.
The asthma medication montelukast, also known as Singulair, can inhibit early changes in diabetic retinopathy, the eye disease which develops due to
Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, MD. Updated 7/26/19. Everyone knows stress is bad, but did you realize that high levels of stress can affect just about
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