The holidays tempt us with sugary, rich foods. Is it OK to indulge a little, even though you have diabetes? Marwan Hamaty, MD, talks about holiday challenges for those with diabetes.
During the holidays especially you may be invited to have a glass of wine or a festive drink. According to the American Diabetes Association, most people with diabetes can enjoy alcohol in moderation. But if you have diabetes, you'll want to take some extra precautions if you choose to drink.
People with elevated or hard to control blood sugar are more susceptible to health problems that include nerve damage (diabetic neuropathy). Find out how to deal with nerve pain resulting from diabetes.
If you’re looking for a heart-healthy weight-loss diet to try, it appears that low-carbohydrate might be more effective than low-fat.
Doctors someday might diagnose lung cancer through a simple blood test – which would enable detection of the disease at an earlier stage and could result in more effective treatment.
If you have a wound that won't heal, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is effective and painless. Patients can nap or read as they breathe 100 percent pure oxygen in a large, clear, tube-like chamber.
Purchasing blood glucose test strips from resellers is a cheaper alternative, but they can give you unreliable test results and could even endanger your health.
Diabetes complicates coronary bypass surgery, but one type of grafting in particular maximizes outcomes for diabetic patients as it does for many others.
A new study shows that complication and death rates for laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery for patients with type 2 diabetes is comparable to some of the safest and most commonly performed surgeries in the United States.