Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Lipohypertrophy

December 7, 2015 by  
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Lipohypertrophy is a lump that forms under the skin. It is an accumulation of fat that forms in sites where there are repeated subcutaneous injections of insulin. The buildup of fat can be unsightly and mildly painful. It is typically smoothly rounded, somewhat firm, and can range from centimeters to inches across. The size will […]

Diabetic Foot Care

October 29, 2015 by  
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Nerve damage (neuropathy) is very common among diabetics, affecting 20-50% of the population with the condition. Neuropathy can lead to diminished or total loss of feeling in the feet and legs. Normal warning signs like pain and temperature sensitivity can go unnoticed as a result. If an injury is left untreated it can lead to […]

Foods to Avoid When You Have Diabetes

October 19, 2015 by  
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Sugary Foods – High sugar foods like sodas, cookies, candy, and cake are considered to be low-quality carbohydrates. They are lacking in nutritional value, can cause a spike in blood sugar, and can lead to weight gain. Sugar is also very addictive. It might seem impossible at first, but substituting fruits like apples, pears, berries, […]

Diabetes and Kidney Disease

September 28, 2015 by  
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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 2 out of every 5 Americans is expected to develop diabetes in their lifetime. And 1 out of every 3 adults with diabetes will develop chronic kidney disease. Those numbers are staggering, but there is hope. As the country begins to focus on eating more healthy, being […]