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Proper Diabetic Foot Care and Prevention

(January 07, 2008)  Diabetic foot care is important for prevention and to avoid the risk of serious problems, such as amputation. Taking care of your feet will help in prevention, and noticing early symptoms can help in curing problems. There are many symptoms associated with problems to your feet if you have ..

What is the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation?

(January 02, 2008)  The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation is the leading advocate for children who have been diagnosed with type one diabetes. Through research, the mission of the foundation is to find a cure. The JDF is responsible for funding many centers, organizations, and events to raise money and awareness about the ..

Diabetes Statistics and Death Rates

(January 02, 2008)  Diabetes statistics are increasing every year. It is one of the top ten leading causes of death in the nation and the numbers are growing. It's the cause of many problems in the nation and millions of people suffer from it. Over 20% of people under the age group of 20 have been diagnosed with ..

What Are the Causes of Diabetes?

(January 02, 2008)  There are many causes of diabetes. Not all people have control of whether they could have prevented the disease. Eating healthy is a big factor in prevention, but some times that's not enough. Below are several ways it can be caused. The disease is caused when the pancreas becomes dysfunctional. ..

Avoiding a Diabetic Coma

(January 01, 2008)  A diabetic coma is no joking matter and should be treated as a medical emergency. A diabetes induced coma can occur when a diabetic is not taking precautionary measures and regulating his or her diet and insulin intake. It can occur if a person's blood sugar is too low. It can also occur if their ..

What Kinds of Food Am I Limited to on a Diabetic Exchange Diet?

(December 27, 2007)  If you need help controlling your weight and the amount of sugar and cholesterol in your blood, a doctor may put you on a diabetic exchange diet. This particular diet helps keep you healthy and your blood sugar at normal levels. The diabetic exchange diet breaks food up into six groups; breads and .

Tracking High Blood Sugar Symptoms

(December 25, 2007)  Diabetics can experience high blood sugar symptoms when their bloodstream sugar level isn't correctly maintained. Everyone can experience this, but this is especially dangerous for diabetics because their bodies are incapable of regulating sugar on their own. As a result, diabetics frequently have ..

An Unlikely Pair - Cinnamon and Diabetes

(December 21, 2007)  The idea of cinnamon and diabetes as a good, healthful combination is a fairly new idea. Researchers have recently found that cinnamon may help diabetics regulate their blood sugar. If you've had diabetes for a while you probably understand the basic concept of the diseases. This occurs in ..

Dealing With Childhood Diabetes

(December 21, 2007)  The majority of children with childhood diabetes get Type 1 diabetes rather than Type 2 diabetes, which is more common in adults. A person with Type 1 diabetes has a body that does not produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps the body process and regulate sugar. When a person's body ..


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