Understanding Nerve Damage (Nueropathy)

One of the more common complications from diabetes is neuropathy (new-ROP-uh-thee)or nerve damage. Unfortunately about have all people that are diagnosed with diabetes has some form of nerve damage. Neuropathy is most common in cases where people have had diabetes for several years, and can often lead to other types of problems. Neuropathy can often develop when diabetes goes untreated as when a person blood glucose levels are on target, you…

January 3, 2015

Can you Prevent Childhood Type 2 Diabetes?

Not many years ago it was rare to hear of a child with type 2 diabetes. There was once a time when if you had diabetes as a child it was always considered to be  type 1 or juvenile-onset, diabetes. That is not the case anymore. The CDC has stated that more than 186,000 people who are under the age of 20 have diabetes, including type 1 or type 2. Can…

January 2, 2015