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How to Test Ketones For Diabetes

If you live with diabetes, then there is no doubt that you know how crucial it is to check your blood on a regular basis.  But you should also keep …

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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 …

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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 …

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Complications: How Diabetes Can Affect the Body

With more than 80,000 people dying annually from diabetes and diabetes-related complications, the disease is ranked as the 7th leading cause of death …

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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 …

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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 …

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Complications

Reviewed by: Steven Chessler, M.D., Ph.D. 5/18. Diabetic ketoacidosis is a life-threatening complication that affects people with diabetes.  DKA …

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Gestational Diabetes

What is Gestational Diabetes? Gestational diabetes, or diabetes that occurs in the second and third trimester of pregnancy and resolves at birth, …

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