Breast Cancer and Diabetes October is breast cancer awareness month in the United States. As my site deals mainly with diabetes and diabetic complications, I will be writing about breast cancer and diabetes. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, or so the saying goes. This being the case, what can be done to avoid breast cancer, and can we avoid or … [Read more...] about Breast Cancer and Diabetes
The Gift of Pain I first heard this phrase spoken by one of my professors in medical school. My first thought may be similar to yours: gifts are pleasant, things we would like. Who wants pain? Discomfort is not a gift! A diagnosis of diabetes can change that perspective quickly. If you are a diabetic survivor, the ability to feel your feet or the discomfort that … [Read more...] about Diabetic Neuropathy and The Gift of Pain
Shark – O? No Charcot. For nearly 30 million American with diabetes, a debilitating and often preventable foot condition exists that is often misdiagnosed and untreated. A lack of awareness of this condition can lead to the need for multiple surgeries and even amputation. All of this, however, can be avoided if caught early. Charcot neuroarthropathy is a result of … [Read more...] about Charcot – The Painless Road To Amputation
Can a Blister Cause an Amputation? Click below to find out. Please subscribe to our newsletter and share with friends who may benefit from this information. … [Read more...] about Can a Blister Cause an Amputation?
Welcome to March 28th, 2017. Today is diabetes alert day in the United States, a day when we try to get the word out to everyone that they (meaning YOU) could have diabetes. Tired of diabetes, or tired with diabetes? When is fatigue more than fatigue? Midnight. I’m up again, seems impossible to get to sleep. So tired. But I know I must get up or I … [Read more...] about Find out if you have diabetes here!