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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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The Mecca Bingo – Deposit £10 Play with £40 + 20 Free Spins

View Terms & Conditions The Mecca Bingo “New Player Welcome Bonus” promotion (“the Promotion”) is only available to new members registering for the first time on Meccabingo.com who are aged 18 years or over. New customers must accept to receive the New Player Welcome Bonus. To be eligible for the New Player Welcome Bonus offer, your first deposit must be £10 and there must be an initial spend on bingo equal to the first deposit within 60 days of the initial deposit. The New Player Welcome Bonus is offered to…

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Affiliate Disclosure

Affiliate disclosure In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules for Disclosure Compliance. These rules are set in place to ensure that readers or viewers of web media (blogs, YouTube videos, etc.) know if the blogger/presenter is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with a different company. In blog terms, the readers need to know if the blogger is making money by sharing a link or product. Some of the links on yourlifewithdiabetes.com are affiliate links of which I receive a small compensation from sales of certain items. What are…

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Lipohypertrophy – Lumps And Bumps At Injection Sites – Symptoms & Treatment

What is lipohypertrophy? Lipohypertrophy is when fatty lumps appear on the surface of the skin and is a fairly common side effect of insulin injections. This will usually occur if multiple injections are administered to roughly the same part of the skin over a period. In fact, up to 50 percent of people with type 1 diabetes experience it at some point. When the skin becomes lumpy, it may mean that if insulin is injected into the lumpy area, it won’t be absorbed consistently, which can mean the insulin takes…

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Signs High Blood Sugar – Hyperglycemia

What is Hyperglycemia? A blood glucose level of over 180 mg/dl (10 mmol/l) is considered hyperglycemia (signs high blood sugar), and can result in nausea, fatigue, and eventually lead to long-term complications. To correct hyperglycemia, patients commonly use a dose of rapid-acting insulin. Hyperglycemia is a hallmark sign of diabetes (both type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes) and prediabetes. Other conditions that can cause high blood sugar are pancreatitis, Cushing’s syndrome, unusual hormone-secreting tumors, pancreatic cancer, certain medications, and severe illness Signs And Symptoms of Hyperglycemia In addition to…

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Kidney Disease In Diabetics – Diabetic Kidney Disease Stages

Kidney Failure   The kidneys act as a filtering system for waste products. This filtering system is made up of many tiny blood vessels which can be damaged by raised blood glucose levels, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. If this damage continues to occur over a period of time, the kidneys stop working. Annual checkups lead to early discovery and prevention of Kidney Disease In Diabetics. Kidney Disease Stages Chronic kidney disease (CKD) refers to all 5 stages of kidney damage, from very mild damage in Stage 1 to…

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Awareness of Gestational Diabetes – Know The Signs

Awareness of Gestational Diabetes You may be aware of Diabetes in general, but awareness of gestational diabetes may also be crucial especially if you are going through the pregnancy period. Well, gestational diabetes is a type of diabetic disorder which is mainly associated with pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is one of the commonly diagnosed diseases that appear at some stage in pregnancy. If left untreated, it may eventually lead to numerous complications that are harmful both for the mother and the newborn. An important reality to know about gestational diabetes is…

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How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally – What Is Reverse Diabetes

How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes NaturallyWhat Is Reverse Diabetes Reversing diabetes usually refers to a significant long-term improvement in insulin sensitivity in people with type 2 diabetes Unfortunately, medications do little to fix the sugar overload problem – all they do is mask it. Type-2 Diabetes is an environmentally-driven condition – only diet and lifestyle will reverse it, not medications which only treat the symptoms. So, can you reverse type 2 diabetes? “Yes, you sure can!” says some doctors. People with type 2 diabetes that are able to get…

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