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Complications

Higher blood sugar levels cause damage over time to blood vessels and nerves, which can affect your eyes, heart, kidneys, and other organs. It’s important to be aware of these diabetes-related health complications so that you can act now to avoid them or prevent them from progressing.

Did you know that something as seemingly unrelated to diabetes as getting a sunburn can actually have an effect on your glucose? Various environmental factors can affect...
Weight management is no easy task, but achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is important for your well-being, your diabetes management, and your overall health.
Studies show that if you have diabetes, increasing your Time in Range (TIR) can lower your risk of developing kidney disease. Learn how kidney disease is diagnosed, why...
Kerendia (also known as finerenone) can reduce the risk of heart attacks, hospitalization for heart failure, and cardiovascular death for adults with chronic kidney...
Recent studies have shown a link between brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s and diabetes. Unfortunately, these conditions are becoming more common as our...
How one clinic is integrating diabetes and heart health, focusing on comprehensive risk reduction, including medications that both lower blood glucose and protect the...
Julie Heverly describes one harrowing day when her glucose levels teetered between way too high and way too low and how she navigated this challenge.
When it comes to SGLT-2s and GLP-1s, there are several medicines available. Read below for more information on these therapies which have particular benefits for those...
The Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists 2021 conference covered the impacts of diabetes stigma, smart MDI therapies, insulin delivery by means other...
People with diabetes are at significantly increased risk for kidney impairment or kidney failure. Kidney disease can complicate the treatment of type 2 diabetes because...
The American Diabetes Association is putting out an expanded third edition of their helpful book The Uncomplicated Guide to Diabetes Complications. In addition to advice...
While the benefits of exercise are well known, a recent study presented at the annual Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association in November provided some...
Kerri Morrone Sparling discusses what an active patient she was while under the captivity of bed rest.
Novo Nordisk’s “next-generation” basal insulin degludec. Novo Nordisk has released promising data from a 7,000-participant clinical trial for its next-generation basal...
Puzzled by the recent FDA decisions? Dr. Sanjay Kaul discusses the regulatory environment for diabetes and obesity medications.
In late March, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) released a "position statement" recommending the consideration of bariatric surgery to treat type 2 diabetes...
Late last year, we found out about a new drug being developed by Reata Pharmaceuticals for the treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD), a disorder that occurs more...
Eye diseases leading to blindness are consistently ranked among the greatest fears of people with diabetes, and the most common of these eye diseases is called diabetic...
We love articles with information that you can apply to your own life. In this article, you receive guidance on how to lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, the...
On November 29, NeuroMetrix announced that it had cleared the final hurdle holding up the introduction of the Sensus Pain Management System, designed for the treatment...

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