Building the Foundation of Lifestyle Management in Diabetes

Good lifestyle management for effective diabetes care is one of the core philosophy’s at Diabetes Insight. We now live in a world of convenience, relying too much on quick fixes to get us the results we want. I see this is both types of diabetes, but my opinion is that the issue of poor lifestyle…

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Are Older Adults Being Over treated for Diabetes?

Older adults are not the same as younger patients. You’d think this was obvious, yet doctors often use a one-size-fits-all approach to prescribing treatment that can put their older patients at risk. The latest example of this: another study showing that patients 65 or older with diabetes may be over treated by doctors who too aggressively…

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Skin Conditions in Diabetes: The Link Between Psoriasis & Diabetes

A recent review published in the Archives of Dermatology from more than two dozen studies world wide, linked people suffering from severe psoriasis with a 46% increased risk of developing diabetes. It is believed that chronic inflammation that comes with psoriasis maybe linked with an increase in developing diabetes, as well as heart disease and…

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Get Your Flu & Pneumo Jabs!!!

Its that time of year again when I start pestering all those that attend the practice with the same question ‘Did you get your flu injections this year?’ I am impressed with the amount of people who have had the flu injection but not surprised with the lack of awareness surrounding the pneumococcal vaccination. I am…

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Night Shift Workers Increased Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

A recent study published in Natural Genetics has found new evidence in the link between the hormone melatonin which regulates the body’s sleep-wake cycle and Type 2 diabetes. Research conducted previously has found that people who work night shifts are at a slightly increased risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and heart disease. Other studies have also…

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