Diabetic nephropathy
Associated Conditions

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 […]

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 […]

why is insulin so expensive
Associated Conditions

Why Is Insulin So Expensive?

According to Diabetes Daily, “Insulin is the hormone in our body that allows glucose (sugar) to get into the cells of our body that need glucose for energy” (Diabetes Daily, 2016). For most people with […]