An unexplained, dramatic weight loss can be a symptom of type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Find out why this happens and what to watch for.
Developing type 2 diabetes as an adult is not only about eating habits. Several lifestyle factors — including stress — can put you at a greater risk of developing the disease.
The summer heat is rife with potential dangers that are specific to people with diabetes. If you have this condition, experts say you need to take special steps to keep your blood sugar at proper levels. “The most important thing to remember is that the stress of the heat can increase or decrease a diabetic’s … Read More
With so many Americans at risk for developing diabetes, it is critical for all of us to learn more about the disease. Much like brushing your teeth to avoid cavities, it is essential to keep blood sugar levels in a safe range to avoid the effects of diabetes. Diabetes increases your risk for countless health … Read More
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You’ve been diagnosed with diabetes. Don’t worry — you’re not alone. More than 1.5 million adults over 20 are diagnosed with diabetes each year in the United States. That doesn’t make the news any more pleasant to hear. Despite the millions of other people who live with diabetes, this new urgency to monitor and control … Read More
It’s always good to be part of a team, especially when it comes to your healthcare. If you have a chronic condition like diabetes, team care can be critical to your long-term health. If your primary care physician practices in a patient-centered medical home, your team is already in place. What is a patient-centered medical … Read More
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Register for Online Chat Does your child have diabetes? Do you have a question about childhood diabetes that you would like to ask a doctor? Join us as Douglas Rogers, MD, of Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital answers your questions about juvenile diabetes, including diagnosis, treatment and management of the disease. Get answers to your health … Read More