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Diabetes Basics
Lipohypertrophy – Injections and Lumpy Skin


Lipohypertrophy can be unpleasant for you from an aesthetic perspective and it can also affect the rate at which insulin is absorbed so can also lead to erratic blood glucose results.

Diabetes Self Management Program
Somogyi Effect and Dawn Phenomenon


For people who have diabetes, the Somogyi effect and the dawn phenomenon both cause higher blood sugar levels in the morning. The dawn phenomenon happens naturally, but the Somogyi effect usually happens because of problems with your diabetes management routine.

Diabetes and Gum Disease


Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is the sixth most common disease in the world. People with diabetes are more likely to experience gum disease if they’ve had poor blood sugar levels for a long period of time.

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Foot Complications


People with diabetes can develop many different foot problems. Even ordinary problems can get worse and lead to serious complications. 

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Diabetes Eye Problems

By Paul Wynn for

The eyes are not only our window to the world, but are the window into diabetes. Early signs of diabetes can sometimes be identified through the eyes. Abnormally high or low levels of blood sugar can cause changes in the shape of the eye lens, and this can impair your ability to focus and see clearly.

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Visceral Fat


Visceral fat is body fat that is stored within the abdominal cavity and is therefore stored around a number of important internal organs such as the liver, pancreas and intestines.

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Does diabetes cause hair loss?


Diabetes can cause a range of symptoms and health issues, including hair loss. However, good blood sugar control may help reverse the effects of hair loss.

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Diabetes and Mental Health


With diabetes , you have a lot in mind. Tracking your blood sugar levels, dosing insulin, planning your meals, staying active—it’s a lot to think about. It can leave you feeling run down, emotionally drained and completely overwhelmed

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Too Much Added Sugar Is Linked to Inflammation


Several animal studies have shown that a diet high in added sugar leads to obesity, insulin resistance, increased gut permeability and low-grade inflammation.

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