What Are the High Blood Pressure Complications of Diabetes?
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What Are the High Blood Pressure Complications of Diabetes?

It is quite common for persons living with diabetes to develop hypertension and vice versa. In fact, in many cases, patients are diagnosed with hypertension during their routine visits to a doctor for diabetes control. Hypertension – or elevated blood pressure – puts extra strain on your blood vessels and can critically increase your risk…

What Are the Promising Substitutes for Insulin Injections?

What Are the Promising Substitutes for Insulin Injections?

Trypanophobia is one of the most common human fears – most children are afraid of needles – but in most cases the fear lessens as we age. This can be problematic for diabetic patients as the most common method of administering insulin is through pens, pump or syringe. Researchers are constantly trying to develop non-invasive…

A Short History of Diabetes

A Short History of Diabetes

Modern science has enabled us to diagnose and manage diabetes pretty effectively, but where did it all start? Diabetes has been documented by scientists for thousands of years, under one name or another, and the very first known mention of the disease was by an Egyptian physician called Hesy-Ra in 1552 B.C. He observed that…

What Treatments Are Available for Type 2 Diabetes?

What Treatments Are Available for Type 2 Diabetes?

One of the biggest contributing factors for the onset of type-2 diabetes is your lifestyle, but genetics may also determine if you are more susceptible to the disease. Therefore treatment that may work for someone else may not be the right one for you. Successful management of type-2 diabetes involves targeting both glucose and non-glucose…