Can Diabetes Cause Itching?

Whether diabetes causes itching is a common question among people living with diabetes, especially those with type 2.  The short answer to the …

Diabetes Linked to Significant Increased Risk for Parkinson’s Disease

Men and women with type 2 diabetes have a significantly increased chance of developing Parkinson’s disease later in life, a major British study …

Expert Advice: Combating Diabetes and Depression

It’s known that if you have either type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you have an increased risk of developing depression.  The good news is that there is …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Expert Talk: Eight Things you Should Know about Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic ketoacidosis, a potentially lethal complication of diabetes, is often found associated with patients with type 1 diabetes.  It typically …

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.  …

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 …