diabetes and gum disease link
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The Link Between Diabetes and Gum Disease

Diabetes can cause several different diseases such as DKA, heart disease, diabetic retinopathy, diabetic neuropathy, skin problems, and even strokes. Did you know it can damage your mouth as well? Diabetes increases your risk of […]

Diabetic nephropathy
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Symptoms of Diabetic Nephropathy

Diabetic nephropathy is the number one cause of kidney failure today. This disease is caused by damage to blood cells that are processing fluids inside of the kidneys. If someone is able to keep their […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]