Coping with Diabetes

Coping with Diabetes

The news of having diabetes can come hard and fast. People may not really be aware that such a chronic disease can build up over time. But when one does find out that he or she has diabetes, all is not lost. Having diabetes is not the end of the world. In fact, it is possible to control and manage diabetes in a way that will allow the sufferer to live a long and active life. Here are some tips that can help people with diabetes cope up with the disease. Learn About the Disease┬áThe best way to be…

What is Diabetes?

What is Diabetes?

What is diabetes?Diabetes is a disease that has been known to affect over a hundred million people worldwide. It is a serious disease that may even affect more people if proper awareness of the threats and the prevention of the disease are not undertaken seriously. More and more people should have a better understanding of diabetes in order to arm them of a way of combating and preventing its development if the opportunity permits. Diabetes is actually a chronic condition that occurs in the body…

Diabetes Related Problems in Men

Diabetes Related Problems in Men

Men with diabetes suffer more from some diabetes-related health problems than women. The American Diabetes Association reports that: In people who develop diabetes before the age of 30, men develop retinopathy (a vision disorder that can lead to blindness) more quickly than women. Having the main symptoms of peripheral vascular disease (pain in the thigh, calf, or buttocks during exercise) is linked to a two- to three-fold increased risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, or cardiac failure in m…