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Nerve Damage. Diabetes and Neuropathy

Share Diabetes can harm the nervous system. This condition is known as diabetic neuropathy. Approximately 50% of diabetics, have been found to suffer from some form of diabetic nerve pain. Diabetic neuropathy is caused when the sugar levels in blood stays high for an excessively long period of time. Other contributing factors to diabetic neuropathy are swelling in the nerves …

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Diabetes and Foot Complications

Share Type 1 and 2 diabetics have been known to develop many diabetic foot problems. Studies have proved that out of the 16 million people suffering from diabetes, quarter are prone to developing foot pain symptoms. Most foot problems occur when there is nerve damage. The most commonly seen nerve damage is peripheral neuropathy, which predominantly affects the use of …

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Diabetic Retinopathy

Share Diabetes is an illness that hampers the body’s ability to utilize and store sugar, which can result in many health problems. Chronically high sugar level in the blood can damage the body, including the eyes. Diabetic retinopathy causes damage to the minute blood vessels that nurture the retina. They leak blood and other fluids that result in swelling of …

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DIABETES MAY LEAD TO HYPOGLYCAEMIA

SharePeople with diabetes type 2 are often patients- in- waiting for hypoglycemia, ‘a common and potentially deadly problem’ in such diabetics. The glucose level at which hypoglycemia is said to occur varies in most humans; but it is generally clubbed at levels below 3.9 mmol/L (70 mg/dL). In any person, following long periods of not eating or a bout of …

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Sugar is Addictive

Might you be battling a sugar addiction?

Share In a study, rats fed on sugar rich foods were later exposed to drugs (cocaine and opiates).  These rats showed distinct behavior patterns of dependency. Rats on a regular diet showed no such behavior patterns. Scientists have increasingly come upon neuro-chemical and behavioural evidence that prove that sugar is addictive; and like all addiction BAD, leading to weight gain, …

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