Tag Archives: Diabetes Management

Research Report News Podcast: Early Intervention is Critical for Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers

An audit of diabetic patients with foot ulcers has shown that early intervention is crucial… Read More

Research Report: Mini-Dose Glucagon New Treatment for Mild Hypoglycemia

A recent study found that a mini-dose of glucagon can be an effective treatment option for adults with type 1 diabetes dealing with mild hypoglycemia. Mini-dose glucagon treatments are especially beneficial because they do not require patients… Read More

AskNadia: How Much Alcohol is Too Much for Diabetes

Dear Nadia,

I worry about my husband and how alcohol affects his diabetes. He usually has two glasses of wine a night with dinner. Is that too much?

Kate, Indiana

Dear Kate,

Alcohol is such a big part of everyday relaxation and celebration for… Read More

Risk of Kidney Failure in Diabetics Nearly Doubles with Major Depression

If you have type 2 diabetes and also suffer from depression, you may want to keep an even closer eye on your kidney health.

According to the results of a new study, diabetics who also suffer from severe depression – the kind that makes it … Read More

Intense Type 2 Control May Raise Hip Fracture Risk

Older type 2s who exercise tight control over their blood sugar may run an increased risk of hip fracture, says a study from Changi General Hospital in Singapore. The researchers studied 558 elderly people with diabetes who had been treated… Read More

How to Commit to Routine Eye Care

Diabetes is a serious disease that can affect many parts of the body-the heart, kidneys, blood circulation, and eyes. In fact, according to the National Eye Institute, diabetic eye disease increased in prevalence by 89 percent between … Read More