Diabetes is a widespread epidemic, affecting around 20 million people in the United States and 171 million people worldwide. Diabetes is often associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Read this article now to learn about medical and lifestyle treatment!Diabetes and Kidney FunctionNinaGhamrawi
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious complication of diabetes that can be life-threatening. DKA is most common among people with type 1 diabetes. People with type 2 diabetes can also develop DKA. Read on to learn more about DKA, how you can prevent DKA, and how to treat it if needed.Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) and DiabetesNinaGhamrawi
Heart failure can occur if the heart cannot pump (systolic) or fill (diastolic) adequately. This means that the heart doesn't work as well as it should, and can't pump blood well enough to meet your body's needs all the time. You may have symptoms, making it difficult to do some daily tasks, or you may have no symptoms at all and a mild condition. Regardless, there are many ways that you can manage your diet, medications, and lifestyle to control symptoms.
According to the American Diabetes Association, the combination of high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes is particularly lethal and can significantly raise your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Read this article to learn more!The Link Between Diabetes and HypertensionNinaGhamrawi
We all know smoking is bad for your lungs, but do you know that smoking can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes? Smoking and DiabetesBrookeMarsal
There is a huge industry around supplements to help you ‘cure’ diseases and ‘flush out’ toxins. But many supplement companies market their products without solid evidence to support their claims. But don’t believe everything that you hear. In this article, we’ll uncover some of the Diabetes supplements on the market and the research around them.Supplements for DiabetesNinaGhamrawi
The main source of energy for the body is sugar. Muscles, especially, use a lot of sugar when they contract during exercise. Many doctors and dietitians recommend adding exercise to a workout routine to complement the action of medications and keep blood sugars controlled. Diabetes and ExerciseNinaGhamrawi