If you have diabetes and are anticipating a hospital stay, you may be wondering how the hospital will manage your diabetes. An endocrinologist answers frequently asked questions.
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 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.
If you have diabetes, it is critical to manage your sleep apnea in order to manage your diabetes. Some 18 million Americans are diagnosed with sleep apnea; millions more have it and don’t know it.
If you have diabetes and are experiencing problems in your sex life, you're probably feeling frustrated and depressed. Tell your doctor what's going on. Your doctor can give you information about medication and treatments.
Because of the effect of heat on blood sugars and insulin, diabetics must take special precautions to protect themselves in summer. Find seven expert tips for staying well in hot, humid weather.