Diabetic skin complications

How Diabetes Affects the Skin

Most diabetes symptoms are not visible. That is why skin complications can often be one of the first clear indications that diabetes is present.   We are not saying it is always the first symptom of diabetes, it is often the first one that we notice. While we may not recognize constant thirst, constant urination,…

How to Stop Diabetic Fatigue

Diabetes can leave you feeling tired and drained.  It can also be one of the early symptoms of diabetes… Even after a good night’s sleep, diabetics often still feel like they haven’t slept in a week. Many diabetics accept this as part of their daily lives and learn to live with it – but that…

Food

6 Foods Diabetics Should Avoid

Just because food does not taste sweet, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t contain sugar. This is one of the biggest mistakes diabetics – and people in general – make.  So how do we know if the food will cause our blood sugar to rise?   The key is to know what foods contain bad carbohydrates…

Diabetic Skin Complications

Diabetes can affect the entire body – including the skin.  Almost a third of people with diabetes develop skin problems at some point. In fact, some skin issues can be early warning signs of diabetes. But what different types of diabetic skin problems are there? and what can we do about them?  Let’s find out……

Stop Living with Diabetes Denial

“I don’t believe it. There must be some mistake!”  Denial is that voice inside repeating: “Not me.” Most people go through denial when they are first diagnosed with diabetes.  That first reaction is not the main problem. In fact, it’s so common that some people feel it is part of the process of accepting the…

Diabetes and Fatty Liver Disease

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about something called “fatty liver disease’. We usually associate fatty liver disease with excessive alcohol consumption. But there seems to be a much more common cause these days. Something that is becoming more and more of a problem with every passing day is something called “non-alcoholic fatty…

7 Foods that help Fight Diabetes

Foods For Treating Diabetes

Diabetes doesn’t have to be a daily inconvenience. With a healthy lifestyle and a positive attitude, diabetes can be kept at bay and taken down! However, before we can start to fight diabetes, it is important to understand how it is caused… What causes Diabetes? Diabetes is diagnosed when your body cannot properly process sugar…

The Warning Signs of Diabetic Eye Disease

Many people don’t realise they have diabetic eye disease until it is too late. When the vision changes from a clear image to something out of focus or spotty, it may be the first warning sign of diabetic retinopathy – also known as diabetic eye disease. Honestly, it is not something that should be taken…