Treating the Double Ds is Best
Living with diabetes can weigh heavily on a person's mental health. In fact, diabetes and depression often go hand in hand. Fortunately, treating both conditions at the same time may lead to better outcomes for patients.
Taking a Team Approach to Treatment
Chronic disorders impact millions of Americans. Treatment can sometimes be expensive, persistent, and ineffective. Recent research shows that a team approach to care can offer benefits.
Let Sleeping Teens Lie
Teenagers with Type 1 diabetes may not be getting enough quality sleep, leading to higher blood sugar levels and academic and behavior problems.
Asleep at the Wheel
As if police officers did not already face enough dangers on the job, they can now add one more hazard to the list: a high incidence of sleep disorders.
The Diabetes Brain Drain
Diabetes can lead to a variety of complications, including kidney disease, foot amputations, and eye problems. Even the brain can be affected by diabetes.
From Depression to Diabetes With Love
Depression takes a toll on more than your mind. It can also hurt your body. It is even possible that depression early in life may be linked to diabetes later on.
Reducing Risks Could Cut Alzheimer's
Moderate lifestyle changes may seem small, but they can provide large returns in better health. Exercising and smoking cessation are among modifiable changes capable of reducing risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Dangerous Drug Duo
If you're taking two common medications for treating depression and high cholesterol, you may want to be in touch with your doctor.
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.