Diabetes: Reflection after a below knee amputation


Poor control of diabetes can lead to serious lower limb complications, such as nerve damage and poor circulation. Poor nerve function can result in reduced ability to feel pain. This could lead to undetected injury or infection, resulting in delayed treatment. Diabetic patients should stay vigilant and check your feet daily. Good diabetes control and early treatment matters.

Type 2 Diabetes – A New Way to Diagnose Diabetic Retinopathy

In diabetic retinopathy, the back of the eye where the image of what we view is formed become damaged due to very high levels of blood sugar, new and weak blood vessels can develop. Subsequently, because they are fragile bleeding into the eye can occur. Unfortunately, this can result in the loss of vision. Finding the condition early is vital for treating it as soon as possible. Scientists in Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and the National University of Singapore have discovered a molecule, osteopontin, which indicates the presence and the severity of retinopathy.

Flaxseeds V Chia Seeds – Which Are More Nutritious?

Flax seeds or linseeds have been eaten for thousands of years. But how nutritious are they? What is the best way to eat them? And how do they compare with flax seeds?

Skin Grafts Fight Diabetes and Obesity

We are well aware of the link between diabetes and obesity. While the exact etiology of diabetes is still unclear, there are some factors, which double the risks of glucose intolerances in us, and obesity or weight gain are amongst those factors.

Type 2 Diabetes – Typical Oral Symptoms of People With Diabetes

Insulin resistance, the cause of Type 2 diabetes, makes people vulnerable to cavities and loss of teeth. According to a study published in February of 2018 in the Journal of Periodontology people at risk of losing their teeth can be identified early when insulin resistance is first diagnosed.

Type 2 Diabetes and Healthy Living – What You Need to Know About Healthy Fats And Weight Gain

Gone are the times where we believed all fat must be avoided. Back in the day, when low-fat diets were in vogue, everyone everywhere was avoiding fat at all costs. Now, however, things have changed. We realize healthy fats are both critical for optimal health and are not necessarily going to lead to weight gain. But they may.

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