Who's the Drunkest of Them All?
Many Americans may enjoy drinking on New Year's Eve, but they don't top the charts. In fact, the US is not even among the 25 "drunkest" countries in world alcohol consumption rates.
Open Wide for American Diabetes Month
Even though American Diabetes Month has reached its end, it's never too late to raise awareness of this growing disease and its numerous complications, including oral health problems.
Cut That Gut?
Opting for a smaller stomach can bring some good. For those with type II diabetes, going under the knife can bring a lot of good, almost to the point of a full cure.
No-Needle Acupuncture for Diabetic Tummies
Diabetes can affect many different parts of your body. Your stomach is no exception. A little electrical jolt could ease a serious stomach problem in people with diabetes.
Diabetes Tied to Barrett's Esophagus
Obesity may boost the risk of many health problems, including Barrett's esophagus. While it is unclear how obesity increases this risk, it could be linked to processes also involved in diabetes.
Eye Damage in Type 1 Plus Celiac
Celiac disease (a condition that damages the small intestine) may boost the risk of type 1 diabetes. But that may not be where the damage ends. Celiac disease could lead to problems down the road for diabetes patients.
Blood Sugar May Matter for Non-Diabetics
Even without diabetes, low blood sugar levels can lead to some serious risks and health problems. Researchers recently set out to see what these risks were.
Fatty Liver and More May Harden Arteries
Your heart and blood health can have a huge impact on the health of other bodily systems. Similarly, your heart health can be affected by the health of other organs, including your liver.
A Stomach Bug and Diabetes
Our bodies are like ecosystems, as even the smallest change can affect the whole. It is a similar case when it comes to disease. One little intruder can be involved in the development of diseases like diabetes.
Get Vaccinated, Stop the Spread of Hep B
There are a great deal of complications associated with diabetes. In order to prevent these complications, patients have to take special care of themselves, whether that means eating healthier or getting vaccinated.