1. Where to Reach for Psychological Support when you have Diabetes

    One Size Does Not Suit All Regardless of what type of diabetes you have, reaching out for emotional and psychological support can be vital. But psychological support is very person specific, meaning that each person may require a different approach, one size does not fit all. Not many people realise...
  2. 20% of people with Type 2 Diabetes Might Have ‘Exercise Resistant’ Genes

    Ever wondered why is it that someone who walks 30 minutes every other day and loses 15 pounds is able to significantly reduce their Hba1c, whereas another person who reports to exercising twice as much is unable to achieve the same success? A recent study study maybe able to answer this...
  3. The increased risk of eye-related nerve damage in diabetes

    For many people they may associate neuropathy with damage to the nerve endings in the arms and legs. But many people may not associate it with damage to the nerve endings in the eyes also. Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy is the most common eye-related neuropathy (nerve damage or dysfunction) in people...
  4. What factors are associated with insulin-related hypoglycemia?

    Background Insulin is a cornerstone of type 1 diabetes treatment and is increasingly introduced early in the treatment course for patients with type 2 diabetes. However, it remains one of the most challenging and limiting aspects of diabetes medical management.  This is due to complexities in dosing and administration, as well as the...
  5. Physical activity, glycaemic control and peripheral neuropathy

    A recently published study evaluated the association between physical activity, glycemic control and peripheral neuropathy among diabetic patients. Background Peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage often resulting in pain and/or loss of sensation) is a common complication among diabetic patients. Peripheral neuropathy not only impairs activities of daily living, but also makes patients more susceptible...

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