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Almost Diabetic.. What is Pre-diabetes?

What is Pre-diabetes?

ShareYou may not have diabetes, but you could be pre-diabetic. What is this condition and how can you reverse it? A quick guide. Try as you might, it’s hard to be positive when your doctor says those dreaded words: “you have diabetes”. Should your doctor tell you you’re pre-diabetic, you have every reason to be positive. This only means your …

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FDA Erring On The side Of Precaution.

FDA

ShareWhile DDP-4 drugs used to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus could cause the added discomfort of joint pains. Toni Clarke in Washington reported last month that the FDA of USA identified (between Oct. 16, 2006 and Dec. 31, 2013) thirty-three cases of severe joint pain in patients DPP-4 inhibitors. The FDA advises that patients should not stop taking …

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Hallelujah! Diabetes Mellitus May Not Be So Dependent On Insulin, After all.

diabetes mellitus

Share As if the onset of Diabetes Mellitus was not enough of a trial, insulin sensitive type 2 diabetics have had a hard time keeping their glycemic index at a healthy level. So far, there was no alternative to insulin, but now there is hope for the insulin sensitive diabetic. Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine approached the …

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@Asian Americans. Be There or Be Square.

Asian Americans

Share National Institutes of Health researchers revealed that more than half of Asian-Americans with diabetes are undiagnosed. They used data collected in 2011-2012 from the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reports the journal J.A.M.A . For the first time since, researchers were able to quantify the prevalence of diabetes amongst Asian-Americans. They found that this group has the …

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Without Putting Too Fine A Point On It. Juvenile Diabetes.

World Diabetes Awareness Day

Share This year, World Diabetes Awareness Day, are calling for the need for awareness of the financial costs surrounding diabetes. Diabetic patients have the lifetime expense of medication, monitors, meters and cool bags at the very least. The hidden costs to the family and the community are also very high. From everywhere we hear the diabetes mellitus is a pandemic. …

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