Diabetes Diagnosis Is Like Grief – A Personal story by Victoria Frances Burns

By Victoria Frances Burns I recently completed a three-day diabetes skills training that I was not so subtly encouraged to attend by my endocrinologist. It’s my second time around. My most recent hemoglobin A1Cs provided the evidence that my self-care management needed a serious tune up. As a post-doctoral research fellow, I had a busy year travelling to and from several academic conferences and interviewing for a tenure-track position. Adjusting to new time zones, eating different foods, and changing routines is challenging for anyone—especially for a person newly diagnosed with…

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Diabetic Products 

Low Vision Aids – Products For The Visually Impaired & Blind

The majority of people with a visual impairment may still have a degree of useful sight and can be helped and encouraged to make better use of this remaining vision. Below are a range of products & ideas that can help you with everyday life Take your pick from the world’s largest selection of audiobooks and premium spoken-word entertainment To start your free 30-day trial at Amazom.com click here To start your free 30-day trial at Amazom.co.uk click here Hand-held Magnifiers are used for things to be seen close up and are often…

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Diabetic Retinopathy – What Is It and How To Avoid This Disease!

Diabetic Retinopathy The retina needs a constant supply of blood, which it receives through a network of tiny blood vessels. Over time, a persistently high blood sugar level can damage these blood vessels in 3 main stages: background retinopathy – tiny bulges develop in the blood vessels, which may bleed slightly but don’t usually affect your vision pre-proliferative retinopathy – more severe and widespread changes affect the blood vessels, including more significant bleeding into the eye proliferative retinopathy – scar tissue and new blood vessels, which are weak and bleed…

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Diabetic Complications 

Does Diabetes Affect Eyesight? – What Is Diabetic Eye Disease?

A common question people ask is does diabetes affect eyesight? and what is diabetic eye disease? So to answer these 2 questions, YES – Your eyesight will be affected if your diabetes is not controlled. If your blood sugar is mostly high, you risk running into 4 eye problems. Any of these 4 problems are what is know as diabetic eye disease Diabetic eye disease can affect many parts of the eye, including the macula, optic nerve, retina, and lens Diabetic retinopathy affects blood vessels in the retina that lines the back…

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Understanding Diabetes 

Types Of Diabetes – Learn About The 3 Main Types & The 3 Lessor Known Types

The Different Types Of Diabetes There are 6 different types of diabetes, the most common of which is type 2, which affects about 90% of all diabetic cases. Type 1 diabetes affects around 5% of all diagnosed cases of diabetes. 2-10% of pregnant women will have gestational diabetes. Mody diabetes is rare and about 1-2% of diabetics have this form of the disease. Lada Diabetes accounts for 5-10% of all diagnosed cases of diabetes. It’s believed that more than 50% of non-obesity-related Type 2 diabetes diagnoses may actually be LADA. NDM…

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Treatments for diabetes 

What Is Stem Cell Healing – Everything You Need To Know

What is stem cell healing LEARN HOW TO USE YOUR OWN STEM CELLS TO NATURALLY ELIMINATE PAIN & RAPIDLY HEAL YOUR BODY Nearly every single day, researchers are finding new ways to use the body’s stem cells to treat, beat, and even heal some of our most chronic health conditions and life-threatening injuries. What are stem cells? A stem cell is a cell with the ability to develop into many cells in the body, in the future they will be used to replace tissue and cells that have been damaged…

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Diabetes News 

Insulin Pill Instead Of Injections For Type 2

Insulin Pill Instead Of Injections For Type 2 The capsule will change a lot of lives because some people living with type 2 diabetes need insulin injections every day. Researchers aimed to develop an easier way for patients to take daily medications that require injections, and they have created an amazing capsule to do this. The team is now continuing to work on developing the technology and optimizing the manufacturing process for the capsules. They believe this type of drug delivery could be useful for any protein drug that normally…

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Diabetic Complications 

Diabetic Heart Disease – Signs, Symptoms And Prevention.

Firstly we need to know why diabetics get heart disease? Link Between Diabetes and Heart Disease. Having diabetes means you can not control the amount of glucose within your blood, too much glucose in the blood causes your veins and arteries to become hard and blocked over time. Heart disease is common in people with diabetes. Data from 2016 shows almost 7 in 10 people with diabetes over age 65 will die of some type of heart disease. About 1 in 6 will die of stroke Signs Of Diabetic Heart…

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Free Diabetes Meters – You Must Not Have Any Medical Insurance

Are you a Diabetic, looking for Free Diabetes Meters? Are you finding things hard because you have no medical insurance? Today you have found the right place to get your hands on a free Accu-Chek guide meter delivered straight to your door with your first delivery of test strips. Welcome To Accu-Chek Guide Simplepay Home Delivery Accu-Check simplepay is a monthly cash discount subscription plan. You are not eligible to participate in this subscription plan if you have medical or prescription coverage through any government healthcare plan. SURPRISINGLY SIMPLE Diabetes…

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