Associated Conditions

What Is HHNS?

Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome, better known as HHNS, is a very serious condition. Normally, HHNK develops inside of people at an older age. This condition usually develops inside of people with type 2 diabetes, but […]

Blood Sugar Management

Can I Go on a Low-Carb Diet?

A frequently asked question of doctors is what kind of diet should I be on to manage my diabetes? Can I go on a low-carbohydrate diet? These questions come from several different places. All of […]

Associated Conditions

What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?

What is diabetic retinopathy? Diabetic retinopathy is a disease that causes “progressive damage to the retina, the light-sensitive lining at the back of the eye” (AOA, 2009). Just like with diabetic neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy develops […]

Associated Conditions

How to Treat Diabetic Nerve Pain

Around 60% to 70% of people with diabetes develop neuropathy (Dyck, 2013). This damage to the nerves can cause tingling in areas such as arms, legs, fingers, toes, hands, and feet. It is common for […]