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Diabetes Was Often Undiagnosed
What you don't know about your health might hurt you. New research found that many people had a chronic illness without knowing it.
Diabetes Rx in Review: Is It Safe?
Before a Rx can make it to pharmacy shelves, it has to go through a strict testing process. Sometimes, the Rx is found to pose serious risks to patients, as was the case with a new diabetes drug.
Communicating Heart Risk in Diabetes
Doctors may be well aware that diabetes raises the risk of heart problems, but many diabetes patients may not know about these risks. Effort to educate patients about heart risks may be needed.
Diabetes and Barbershops
Even though it is clear that certain lifestyle changes can prevent heart disease and diabetes, many people still do not make these needed changes. The barbershop may be one place to convince people to change.
Most Diabetes Programs Do Their Job
Even though the rate of type 2 diabetes is growing quickly, the disease can be prevented. Simple lifestyle choices can change the course of diabetes. To fight diabetes, patients often need more support and access to care.
Ongoing Diabetes Support
Diabetes does not go away in a couple days. It lasts for years, even a lifetime. For this reason, patients need continuous support from their family and friends.
A Rainy Forecast for Diabetes
Diabetes is one of the most serious health issues in the United States. Current trends suggest that the medical and social costs of diabetes will be huge in just 10 years. Healthy choices can change this trend.
Diabetes Care: A Patient-Centered Approach
Type 2 diabetes is a complex disease. As such, treating the disease also has become complex. Now, new treatment guidelines are reflecting the need to personalize treatment for individual patients.
Knock, Knock: It's Nocturia
Nocturia, a condition in which individuals experience the frequent need to urinate throughout the night during sleeping hours, affects one in five U.S. men.
Some Noise About Internal Alarm Clocks
Shifts and disruption in internal alarm clocks (known as the circadian clock) caused by shift work and erratic sleep patterns can contribute to cancer, diabetes and depression, among other health problems.