Archive for the ‘Risk factors’ Category

Diabetic foot complications

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Diabetic Neuropathy is when nerve damage occur. Foot complications may lessen diabetic person’s ability to feel pain, heat or/and cold. Your skin might also get very dry and it’s suggested to use moisture in order to avoid any skin peeling or cracking. Calluses tend to occur quicker on diabetics. These high pressure areas might need [...]

Drugs taken to protect the heart can increase the risk of diabetes

According to researcher in Canada some drugs that are taken to protect the heart can actually increase the risk of developing type-2 diabete The study of 1.5 million people found that by taking powerful statins can increase the risk by 22% compared to weaker drugs. But experts say that all the benefits of taking statins [...]

5 Ways to Lower Cholesterol for Diabetics and Non-Diabetics

High cholesterol is an increasing problems for both people with diabetics type 1, type 2 and non-diabetics. Luckily there are many different ways to lower blood fat (lipids) in your blood. What is Cholesterol and when is it bad? Cholesterol is a type of fat found in all of us. You may be familiar with [...]

Diabetic foot ulcers associated with premature death

A recent academic study reveals that many diabetics having foot ulcers could face a premature death. The British research covered almost 18000 patients with diabetes between 2006 and 2011. The London-based research team found out that over 6062 people (34 %) of the patient group died, compared to around 3031 (around 17 %) of the [...]

Fruits and vegetables can lower risk of getting diabetes

A recent study published in Diabetes Care shows that people getting both fruits and vegetables in their diet have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The research, carried out by Nita G. Forouhi, from the Institute of Metabolic Science in Cambridge, covered over 3700 adults in UK.

Irregular sleep may lead to diabetes

Shift workers and people with irregular sleeping habits may be of higher risk to get both diabetes and become overweight, according to research shown in Sciene Translation Medicine. Many shift workers have shown early signs and symptoms of developing diabetes, some as early as a few weeks after their new habits. One of the reasons [...]