I have diabetes - what can I do about it? Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors in diabetes mellitus You’ve probably heard the adage, ‘If life gives you lemons, make lemonade.’ Or the saying ‘You have to play the hand you’re dealt.’ There are risk factors for diabetes, some can be changed and some cannot. This article will address both sets of risk factors, … [Read more...] about Risk Factors in Diabetes
What in the world is Charcot Neuroarthropathy? Welcome to Diabetic Survivor’s Advanced Charcot article. We will skip past some of the basics of this disease, if you need the entry level articles look here and here. By Charcot I am referring to Charcot Neuroarthropathy. Let’s talk about the name briefly. In the article I will refer to the condition as Charcot, but in the … [Read more...] about What in the world is Charcot Neuroarthropathy
Best Shoes For Diabetes Without Neuropathy What are the best shoes for people with diabetes? It depends. There are two broad categories of people who have diabetes, those with sensation, and those without. As diabetes progresses, the individual affected may lose sensation. This usually starts in the toes, but may progress to encompass the foot, lower leg, and beyond. … [Read more...] about Best Shoes For People With Diabetes
Christmas with Diabetes! It's that time of year again. Some of you can now look out your window and see beautiful snowscapes. And some of us can look out at the pouring rain. But whatever you happen to see out your front window, here are a few items that Santa (and Diabetic Survivor) recommends for the diabetic in your life. In our diabetic gift list below we have … [Read more...] about Diabetic Gift List!
World Diabetes Day 2017 Hello all! The 14th of November 2017 is World Diabetes Day. This year the International Diabetes Foundation (IDF) has chosen Women and Diabetes as the theme. We just published an article on diabetes and breast cancer in October, and it can be found here. There are over 440 million people worldwide with diabetes, and about 200 … [Read more...] about World Diabetes Day 2017