Category Archives: Complications

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Don’t Let Diabetes Knock You Off Your Feet

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With April being Limb Loss Awareness Month, it is the perfect time to discuss simple steps you can take to Stop Diabetes® from knocking you off your feet. Continue reading

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It’s National Kidney Month!

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March is National Kidney Month, a time to raise awareness about the prevention and early detection of kidney disease. Did you know that diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure? The good news is that managing your diabetes well … Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Jennifer Cuddeback

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Think type 1 diabetes is just for kids? Think again. Jennifer, 38, was waiting for her husband to run a half-marathon when she stopped by the event’s health screening booth. Her blood glucose results came as a big surprise. Continue reading

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Talking Type 1: Rich White

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Think type 1 diabetes is just for kids? Think again. Rich was on a business trip when he started experiencing strange symptoms. On a whim he went to a pharmacy and bought a blood glucose meter. The reading came back simply “HI” — what did that mean? Continue reading

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Skin Complications and Diabetes

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Diabetes can affect every part of the body, including the skin.As many as one out of three people who are living with diabetes will have a skin disorder caused or affected by diabetes at some time in their lives. Continue reading

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Watch Your Mouth: Oral Health Tips

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When thinking about complications associated with diabetes, many people may be surprised to learn that oral health is one of them. In fact, research shows that there is an increased prevalence of gum disease among those with diabetes. Continue reading

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Listen Up: Take Care of Your Hearing

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Diabetes and hearing loss are two of America’s most widespread health concerns. Nearly 26 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and an estimated 34.5 million have some type of hearing loss. Continue reading

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