The Overview to Know: The Most Common Forms of Diabetes

Diabetes is classified into various groups based on their causes.  The causes also influence the treatment approach to be adopted in handling 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 …

Study: Pill That Prevents Gut Absorption May One Day Reverse Diabetes

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard reported promising results of a preclinical study in which a drug, coating the intestines, …

New Security Standard Unveiled for Diabetes Controlling Smart Devices

Today there are many “smart” options to help you manage diabetes:  Products that measure your glucose levels, chart your results, upload …

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 …

Which Diabetes Is More Complicated?

You may wonder which diabetes is more complicated: type 1 or type 2?  While we know are both equally harmful to the body, let’s better …

Are Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Genetic?

Diabetes is a complex disease that has no single cause.  You may wonder how you developed yours.  You may also worry whether your children might …

Seven Types of Diabetes and Their Prevalence

Most people are familiar with the more common forms of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.  But, did you know there are other forms …

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 …