Tag Archives: Diabetes

Diabetes and Asian Americans

Nationwide, as many as 1 in 4 people who have diabetes don’t know they have it. But for Asian Americans, that number is much higher—1 in 2, the highest of all ethnic/racial groups. Why aren’t more getting diagnosed? Looks Can Be Deceiving Body weight plays a big part. Being overweight is a risk factor for… Read More »

Can you use icy hot on diabetes

Both heat and ice can be great tools for treating pain, but they also carry risks. Here are some guidelines for using them safely. Doubled-up towels work well. When you have nerve damage, your sensation may not be as keen as it used to be. Rather than relying on your sense of touch to tell… Read More »

Which diabetes is lifestyle related

Worried about the coronavirus? Here’s what you should know. You’ve probably wondered how you developed diabetes. You may worry that your children will develop it too. Unlike some traits, diabetes does not seem to be inherited in a simple pattern. Yet clearly, some people are born more likely to develop diabetes than others. Curr Res… Read More »

What is diabetes medicine

Because researchers are still studying pancreatic islet transplantation, the procedure is only available to people enrolled in research studies. A person can manage type 2 diabetes with lifestyle measures, oral medication, injections, and also insulin if other treatments are not successful. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC also recommends the hepatitis B vaccination… Read More »