What Makes Diabetes Painful?

Diabetes can destroy small blood vessels, which in turn can damage the nervous system, and these damaged nerves can cause pain. The most common forms of diabetes, juvenile and adult onset, can damage many organs and systems. Diabetes can make it hard to digest food, cause heart disease, and destroy small blood vessels, while the…

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Taking Insulin for T2 Diabetes Could Expose Patients to Greater Risk of Health Complications

Patients with type 2 diabetes treated with insulin could be exposed to a greater risk of health complications including heart attack, stroke, cancer and eye complications a new study has found. Examining the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) – data that characterizes about 10 percent of the UK population – a team of researchers…

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Technology In Diabetes

Diabetes is a progressive disease; therefore, a single treatment regimen cannot be followed for long. Also it is a complex disease with genetic predisposition; hence, a single therapeutic regimen is not applicable in all cases. The prevalence of diabetes has reached epidemic proportions, resulting in an enormous increase in the need for dialysis and coronary…

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